We interviewed with a couple of Christian schools and decided on PVCP because we felt that the school has an amazing curriculum that it is very advanced which may be due to the smaller class sizes. Our child has attention struggles but the teachers here seem to do a great job of redirecting him. I don't think that a larger school would be able to provide the specialization that PVCP does. Our family is truly blessed to be able to send our children here!
PVCP is a top performing school academically and incorporates sports and extra curricular activities to produce well rounded children. Equally important is their Christian teaching and high standards with regard to conduct and behavior. An outstanding school on every front where students are encouraged to achieve their highest potential.
This is our first year at Paradise Valley Christian Preparatory. Our child is in the PK program. So far we have been very impressed! All of the great things we had heard of are all true. The school really treats you like family and most importantly the children are the schools #1 priority. Mrs. Pickett is excellent. She is loving and cheerful and somehow manages to teach an impressive curriculum and still make class fun. Our child is already starting to read basic words and counts over 100!
My son has been attending PVCP since Kindergarten. We chose the school because of the Christian values, which are incorporated into every subject. However, the academic excellence is amazing. Most students are scoring at least 2 years above grade level. Because of the small class sizes and genuine commitment of the teachers and staff, each student is given an opportunity to learn at their level whether that is 3 years ahead in math or slightly behind in another subject. I highly recommended it!
PVCP is a great family-like community. The teachers are fabulous and there is a lot of 1 on 1 attention for students.
We have been attending Paradise Valley Christian for 4 years now, since Kindergarten. Our 9 year old daughter is thriving beyond belief. We are truly amazed with the academic program partnered with the teaching staff. Every year we have wished that the previous teacher would be able to move to the following year with our child, yet we are constantly blessed with another amazing teacher. I am unable to convey how blessed we are and were to be referred to this school. Our daughter excels beyond our hopes and prayers daily. She is always happy and is picked up daily sharing what an awesome day she has had. I have personally met the most amazing mothers and families at this school, and am truly blessed by all of the new friends I have in my life. There are so many positive aspects of this school. We are honored to be part of such professional group of people who run this school with the highest integrity and motivation to produce strong, intelligent, independent children of God. Blessings, Stearns Family
This school is a highly academic, spiritually nurturing environment. The leadership is excellent and the families create a community that is supportive, inclusive and friendly.
I have 2 children currently attending PVCP and a child that graduated 8th grade! We've attended PVCP for over 12 years! My family loves this school. Teachers are awesome! Administration is great!
My kids have attended PVCP for the last 4 years and are now in 6th and 3rd grades. They are both appropriately challenged, working well above grade level, yet still have time for family, sports, friends and serving their community. They are well rounded students in the true sense. We have not run in to a teacher they have not liked, although some are definitely tough, they are fair. The parents are genuinely nice people who all want the best for their kids. Overall it is a friendly student body with few of the problems you hear about in many schools.
Paradise Valley Christian Prep. Our granddaughter is the youngest of 8 grandchildren, and this is the BEST school yet!!
PVCP is a wonderful school for students, teachers and families. I have had two daughters go through 8th grade (from 1st and 3rd grades), and now are amazing, independent, strong women. Our youngest is in her third year at ASU, and our oldest (who graduated the I.B. program at North Canyon High School) is now starting her first year of graduate school at UC San Diego! And their love for the Lord has never diminished! And now I have the privilege of working at Paradise Valley Christian Preparatory!
PVCP is an outstanding Christian community which provides excellent academic rigor for students. The dedicated teachers are committed to the success of each student and provide a nurturing environment in each classroom. Students are challenged and encouraged to reach their full potential. I highly recommend this school for any family looking for a strong academic program with a genuine Christian foundation.
Paradise Valley Christian provides an outstanding education in a warm, nurturing environment. The normal curriculum is accelerated and challenging for the students. Because the teacher to student ratio is small (approximately 1 to 15), teachers are able to provide coursework tailored to the individual students' strengths/abilities. As important, the children are taught with a solidly Christian world view. The teachers, administration and parents work together, like a family, to make this school what it is. There is a real sense of community here. Our two children look forward to school every day.
My daughter has attended Paradise Valley Christian Prep since Preschool. She is entering 7th grade this year at PVCP. I can't say enough about this school. She has been scoring off the charts on state test scores since she began testing. The school incorperates community service into their fundraisers and I love that. When looking for the perfect school it was so important to me to surround my daughter with people that shared the same values as we do in our home because she spends almost 8 hours a day, 5 days a week throughout the school year with the teachers, staff and students as well as their parents. I also was looking for a school with a stong emphasis on education and community involvement.. I have also enjoyed seeing my daughter hold on to a prolonged period of "innocence" in this school when compared to her peers attending other schools in the area. We are very happy at PVCP!! They are wonderful!
PVCP is an amazing school!!! My daughter has struggled through school due to ADHD. She is smart but needed a bit more academic support to reach her full potential. After one year, she is now excelling in all subjects. She is now 2+ years above grade level in every subject. They have small class size, music, art and Spanish/Latin. The staff and teachers especially Mrs.Noland, has the ability to uplift students to their full spiritual and academic potential.
My son has gone to this school since he was 4 years old - and now he is in the 7th grade. This school is awesome, especially the Headmaster - there is none better in the state...
PVCP is a true community. We have been there for 12 years now and have seen so many great changes over the years! They are extremely strong in math and reading. The principal, Sheryl Temple is superb in administrating! The parent community is involved, sincere and a joy to be with. The teachers truly care about you and your child. The whole atmosphere of the school is humble, gracious and caring... its a fabulous place to be!
This school is a true community that loves and cares about the students, families and staff. Thank you.
I love this school. It is an expertly built collection of very talented, professional, accredited, committed educators - just read the bios fully available on their website. Kudos to Headmaster Temple, who is the watermark of every layer of this school. My child had been in a Catholic school who restricted parents from coming on school grounds other than for drop off and pick up. At PVCP parents are a welcome and appreciated part of the community, as it should be. We can even join our children for lunch! This school doesn't just claim to have accellerated learning, they have a system for it. I have enjoyed participating in parenting programs to help me as a single parent, this school seems to never close, there is always something going on for the family. What a gem of a school, I am blessed to be a part of it.
I have a child who is in kindergarden. We love the families at this school. The teachers and staff are wonderful. They work with your child. We love it here!
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