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Los Angeles, CA
Students enrolled: 1,025
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8930 Village Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 91352

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(818) 767-8382
(818) 767-2006
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October 20, 2014
As a student in high school who has been at Village for more than ten years now, I can understand the good and bad parts of Village. The good is that the teachers do care for you and if you need help or to simply talk, they have no problem taking time out of their day to make sure you are ok. Many of the students will go out of their way to be nice(especially with new students). The bad at Village is that there are several cliques(which you will find everywhere), a slow learning pace(especially in math courses), unqualified teachers, favoritism, a focus on athletics that dominates academics, too much gossip and drama, and I, find myself dreading Bible class. My faith has diminished due to the strict, old view, one-way curriculum and has also turned away many students from Christianity. Theres only one right answer in Bible classes, which would be whatever the teacher thinks is correct. In athletics, but most of the programs are not interested in developing the young players into superior players. The school has varsity level transfers on athletic scholarships that normal students can't tap into. If you belong in the Village Family, you will love it, if not, you'll want to leave.

- submitted by a community member
July 12, 2013
I went to Village Christian High School after leaving its rival, Los Angeles Baptist (now Heritage Christian).The students can be bothersome at times because although friendly, they all seem obsessed with doing drugs, etc. just to make sure that people don't seem them as christian. Seriously, I'm an atheist and I go to this school and it's not necessary to mess up your life to prove you're not christian. For teachers, the ones I had were wonderful. They treated students as individuals and adults and made you feel like they wanted you to get a good grade. If you read any negative students reviews about the teachers, it is probably the slacker students who want to complain and don't realize how much they have because I have gone to four high schools in a year and by far, village is the best in terms of teacher-students relationships. However, for me the learning pace was slow in almost all my classes and I wish they hurried up in the material. Guidance counselors aren't my favorite because they seem obsessed with making you go to college no matter what job you are getting into (whether it requires college or not). Overall, a good school in general and much better than Heritage.

- submitted by a community member
March 13, 2013
Love this school! I am currently a student in high school and it is my very first year at VCS. I gotta say that I am very impressed with the academics, students, and the new staff. They've hired a new high school principle. He may be strict but he is still the kind of person who loves teenagers and kids. The bad reviews down below are completely INACCURATE, how could you hate this school? At my old school, I did not have any friends... none. But once I came here, I have made so many friends and I don't feel lonely or forgotten anymore. This school has really changed my life spiritually and emotionally. Probably the best part of this school is the Bible classes. There, you will get to interact with others classmates, have small prayer groups, discuss different subjects, and just spread the Word through VCServes. I am so grateful that my parents chose this school for me. I would highly recommend this school, no doubt about it.

- submitted by a community member
May 30, 2012
Middle school was great for my child. High school is not as great. The new head of schools and the new high school principal are wonderful. WONDERFUL. I can't say enough marvelous things about Konjoyan, Osgood, and Nare. The PTF are a great group of parents also, but there is so little involvement from very many parents that the PTF is pretty much non-existent except for the same 10 or 15 parents who show up to everything. I cannot comment on elementary school as my child started in middle school. Middle school was wonderful for my child. Curriculum seemed to rival that of the old public school (which had an API of 990+) and the teachers all seemed competent and knowledgeable. Not sure how many were actually credentialed though. High school is poor. Scheduling is tough, AP classes hard to obtain due to small teaching staff, regular classes are not challenging and seem to be sub-par. Curriculum seems lower than the Glendale and Burbank public levels. Kids wander the campus during class times, teachers seem to let the students walk all over them, and don't reprimand kids very often. Not all teachers are credentialed. Christianity takes priority over academics.

- submitted by a parent
May 06, 2012
I cannot express in words how fantastic Village Christian has been so far for our two children (currently in 5th grade and 2nd grade). Both children started at VCS in Kindergarten and are likely to be "lifers". As of now (May 2012), we are in the second academic year under the leadership of our fantastic, Harvard-educated Head of School, who's vision, energy, experience, and intelligence have re-invigorated the teachers, support staff, parents, and students. He is visible at virtually every school event and exemplifies excellence on a daily basis. Our children are excelling in both academics and the arts. The daily workload is heavy (lots of homework and projects, especially in 5th grade), but our kids accept the challenge and invite more. We've had amazing teachers at VCS each and every year. Not one has been anything less than excellent, and our children's two current teachers are outstanding. I highly recommend Village Christian as a great value and certainly a safe, challenging, and rewarding alternative to the local LAUSD government schools. Please visit VCS and see for yourself what a great place it has become.

- submitted by a parent
March 01, 2011
We have 2 children at VCS, a 6th grader and a 2nd grader. We have been at Village since Kindergarten and have seen the school go through some a few transitions. Recently the school has been given a new breath of life with our new Head of Schools. This has brought about positive and necessary changes that are keeping Village an excellent choice for our children's education. We know 99% of our kids day is about what happens in the classroom and in consideration of our 7 years at VCS i can honestly praise the teachers...highly. They are dedicated, qualified and truly love what they do and the children they work with. The family support is strong. Parents and teachers work together as a team; at any point I know that i can walk into a classroom and see children learning instead of time being wasted on disciplinary problems. VCS has so much to offer from excellent education, fine arts, athletics and drama to life long friendships and teachers who really care. My kids are happy and so are we. I invite anyone to come visit and you will see it is a special place helping to raise responsible, college bound, respectful, well-rounded kids.

- submitted by a parent
February 07, 2011
We have been a VCS for the last seven years, and we have two children attending the school. As of August 2010, we have a new Head of School who has made everything that may have been wrong with the school right again & all the things we love about the school even better. He has built an amazing new staff & has reinvigorated our teaching faculty. I have fallen back "in-love" with this school! My kids consider the school their home away from home & have flourished in the loving, attentive environment that VCS gives. The parent involvement is at an all time high... you can't come on to campus without seeing a parent either having breakfast / lunch with their child, decorating for our next school function or assisting our teachers in some way. Our children are receiving the education they deserve along with all the additional extracurricular activities that go along with that... from sports to the arts... VCS has it all!

- submitted by a parent
September 21, 2010
I had my two children enrolled at Village for four years. I found there is excellent parent involvement and wonderful kids from loving families. I had some problems with the administration, and several teachers were advising parents to put their children on medication such as Ridalin. The teachers all have their children enrolled in the school, and there are a LOT of politics. The minute I had financial trouble they forced me to remove my children, and would not allow them to finish the school year even though it was March.... I fail to see how there is any Christian influence on an administration that would treat their students of 4 years in such a COLD manner. I cried and cried as my students transferred to a public school in March to finish their 3rd and 5th grade year. Thanks Village

- submitted by a parent
July 27, 2010
I was a lifer student at Village. It sucked. Most people talk about how great the school is, and for elementary, its worth it. but middle and high school isnt, I am not sour or angery towards this school. it just that i didnt learn the proper materials for my furture. im in college and failed the math and english clases i have taken. im on academic probation, not because i slack off, but cause i didnt learn anything. i worked very had these last few semesters but it didnt show because i was not well prepared. if you are going to spend $9000 a buy a new car every month. my friends in public schol learned as or more than i did. theres still alcohol and drugs on campus so its not much safer cuz there are no medal detectors so knives etc could easily be there too

- submitted by a community member
April 14, 2010
Love the school!! Even my 2 boys say they love it. The staff is great and I am finding that the education so far up to middle school is better than the rest.

- submitted by a parent
March 07, 2010
It is quite sad that this school is not mentioned as one of the top school in the area. We are considered a good school, not a great school like it is. My son has greatly matured at Village Christian, the love and concern they show for the students is well worth your money spent. Your son/daughter might tell you they dislike the school, but to me that means this school is successfull, only students who go to public schools enjoy going to school. This school is very patient with their students and care deeply for them,

- submitted by a parent
October 31, 2009
There arent ebough things to say about this school. White, black, Christian, Muslim, Jewish, this school wants to help better you just like Christ would. This school doesnt reject people when they are having problms, instead they welcome them in, and make them the best they can be.

- submitted by a parent
August 03, 2009
My son had many problems at his old high school. But once he stepped onto the VC campus he felt home already. The principal is very strict and knows exactely what he is doing to help better these kids lives. The teachers are very helpful and educated in their work. The students are very kind people who are respectful to their elders. This was one of the best decisions I have made for my sons education in a while.

- submitted by a parent
June 29, 2009
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- submitted by a student
June 05, 2009
what an amazing school. The students are respectful and very welcoming

- submitted by a parent
March 06, 2009
I LOVE this school! My daughter is in the 4th grade now, she started in Kindergarten. The VCS curriculum is outstanding and challenging. The life lessons and values that are taught at Village has really helped us as a parent. Their focus is on excellent academics and Christ based environment. The teachers are very caring and it feels like a family. We are truly blessed to be able to go to VCS!

- submitted by a parent
January 23, 2009
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- submitted by a student
November 23, 2008
My son has been going to VC for a year now. He had a rocky beginning as the academics are tough but is excelling in 1st Grade. The teachers and administrators are loving and excellent teachers who seem to want the very best for the children. Kids are allowed to have tons of fun on the playground but are serious minded in class. I have never seen my son happier. VC does an excellent job of teaching Christian Values, bible teaching and how to love and worship God. Because of its academic excellence, it draws Christian and non-Christian families alike. Both of whom will feel very much at home at Village Christian.

- submitted by a parent
October 19, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating October 15, 2008
We have a child at Village and absolutely love this school! Our child is blossoming since coming to Village. I recommend Village for anyone seeking a safe, special, strong, place to send their children. I think Village is the best value in education in LA County.

- submitted by a parent
October 14, 2008
What a great school! My husband and I really appreciate the sense of community we've discovered at Village Christian. There are so many advantages to having a K-12 option, and we have been very pleased with the advances in reading and writing our daughter has made so far. Her teacher has been extremely responsive and helpful whenever we've had questions, and thus far our experience with the school has been top-notch.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 14, 2008
My children are at Villlage this year but we will be moving on after June. I am afraid the last few reviews are not anything like my experience this year. The tuition went through the roof but I saw no increase in the quality of the education this year. Blaming the parents for the bad financial decisions of the administration makes no sense, and repeated requests from the parents to look at the finances have been denied. See for yourself what $12,150 will get you at another school and compare. I did and that's why we will be leaving.

- submitted by a parent
October 05, 2008
Our family is very pleased with the educational and artistic development opportunities our child is receiving at Village. I must disagree with the poster who states that 'even if the current tuition is comparable to other private schools (albeit schools with more, if not superior programs).' How does this person feel that those schools were able to develop such 'superior' programming? It takes money, and we feel Village is offering a lot of bang for the buck. Village is hardly a 'mess,' with excellent national test scores-- and my child's academic growth has been phenomenal. I highly recommend this school to anyone who wants a well-rounded educational experience for their child.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 05, 2008
We have children at Village and we absolutely love it! The negative posters on here are mostly sour grapes due to the increase in tuition. Got to wonder why one poster has been at three different Chrisitan schools - unhappy all the time? Couldn't pay the teachers? Please take your kids elsewhere if you do not like it and feel the need constantly slam the school on this board. My wife has a Masters and I attended a top 65 K-12 in the nation and a prestigious college - believe me, Village is an awesome academic school and all of the parents we know there love it and always speak highly of the teachers, curriculum, etc. Again, please go somewhere else if you do not like it and cannot afford it.

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2008
My daughter is in first grade at Village Christian and we are absolutely delighted with the school. The academics are rigorous, there are excellent extra-curricular opportunities, and the faculty and staff have been warm, welcoming, and kind. I've read the reviews complaining about tuition and I have to LAUGH-- even with the tuition increase VCS is still nearly half the cost of most private schools. We were thrilled with the cost! A beautiful campus, reasonable commute from Hollywood, and a place that truly values spirituality-- all icing on the cake.

- submitted by a parent
September 25, 2008
We did not apply for 'TAP' (tuition assistance) not because we 'panicked' about the tuition increase, but because we realized, from the way it was presented, that we had philosophical differences about school finances and the role of parents. We loved Village. It is big but the grounds and the staff make it seem like a friendly, small town. We wish it success, even though our philosophy led us another direction.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 23, 2008
My daughter attends Village and we both absolutely love it. As one reviewer mentioned I believe also that parents panicked when they saw the tuition go up this year without and before checking into the TAP and financial aid programs. Without those we would be forced to leave but with this we are able to continue a great education and a superior leadership education.

- submitted by a parent
August 28, 2008
The administration has turned a good school into one I can't keep my daughter at. The lack of caring last year was enough for us to find another school. I would not put a child here until the administration was removed.

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 13, 2008
We were committed to 13 years of education at this school but things changed abruptly in February 2008. Sadly, the administration seems to have mismanaged Village and are now ignoring parents requests for information and offers of help. There is a lot of uncertainty about the future of this school. Many families left after the tuition was increased 46% and programs and faculty were cut. Not a safe bet.

- submitted by a parent
August 05, 2008
Overall, village is not that bad compared to local public schools. I have attended since kindergarden and the school has obviously had its ups and downs but I'm glad my parents have kept me here. It's a safe environment which you can never put a price tag on. I've learned many valuable lessons from being there and have met incredible people both within the student body and faculty. And as far as the religious stuff goes, village never pushes anything on you. They accept your religious background but also want you to know their point of view. If you call the school's mission statement nagging then you really should look somewhere else. As far as acedemics, i have excelled and my brother who has graduated from there, also a lifer, has gone beyond acedemic expectations and is on the dean's list at his current university.

- submitted by a student
August 02, 2008
I must sadly agree with all of the other reviews. The Campus is beautiful but the program leaves a lot to be desired. The teachers are nice but there is an overall disconnect between parents and faculty, let alone administration. For Elementary, any option for ectra curricular activities (as basic as art or music) are well, EXTRA. In High School, the program totally fails its students. And as far as Christianity, look elsewhere! All this and a hefty increase? O more VCS for me.

- submitted by a parent
July 16, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating July 13, 2008
There are serious issues with this school. Drastic cutbacks in programs, fewer services and huge tuition increase. As a christian school it suffers, the school is weak in this area hence the problems. Buyer beware.

- submitted by a parent
June 27, 2008
Village is an excellent choice I have 2 children currently attending and they have thrived! My oldest will be in 8th grade in the fall and he has been here since Kindergarten and he has flourished here so well. I know that there wa ssome restructuring, but my understanding is that it has not afftected the overall programs offered!

- submitted by a parent
June 14, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating June 08, 2008
The school is a train wreck. Many problems from bad teachers to bad management not the place to go.

- submitted by a parent
no rating June 05, 2008
There seems to be a real lack of leadership here. The school has made many cuts in the programs and tuition is handled in a bizarre fashion. I have serious doubts as to the future of the school and it's financial solvency. Not a good bet.

- submitted by a parent
June 04, 2008
Village's change is sudden and there is something very wrong with it. There will be hardly any athletic or academic improvements next year. And while it is true that they're adding 2 AP art classes, the AP classes currently being taught are suffering (I know this for a fact, I took 2 this year). Any Mandarin language program is certainly not happening next year, and I'm doubtful it will happen the year after either. As for the performing arts building, they've had the money to build it for a while, but they're holding off for years until they have enough money to redo the entire school (given the financial problems they're going through now, I highly doubt that will happen anytime in the near future).

- submitted by a student
no rating May 27, 2008
VCS is offering so little for twice as much money...the changes in the school have not resulted in anything but reduced services and programs. Cannot think of anything to recommend this school. There are much stronger christian schools available.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 23, 2008
Just cannot recommend Village Christian right now. It is not merely a question of change, it is a question of good management and strong leadership, neither of which the school has exhibited. Potential parents and families need to consider very carefully before investing in this.

- submitted by a parent
May 19, 2008
While it's true Village is undergoing change. Many parents are very supportive of the administration's plan to add more A.P. courses in the High School, add a new Performing Art's building and potentially a Mandarian language program, among many other academic and athletic improvements. Obviously, there will always be people opposed to change and sadly, those who can't afford higher tuition. The school is trying to work with those families as stated in one previous post; offering generous tuition assistance plans. It appears most of the recent posts are by parents who aren't on-board with the new direction the school is taking. Hopefully, they'll find another school that fits their needs. And as to the comment about no respect for other races or religons--that is just untrue! This is the most integrated private school I toured in all of Los Angeles. And they accept children of any religious background.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 27, 2008
Sadky have to agree with below comment. It's a beautiful campus in a pretty location but the school has really undergone major changes, not for the better. It will take many years for this school to turn around. Not in time for me.

- submitted by a parent
April 27, 2008
This school is terrible. It has no respect toward other races and religions. All they do is nag for you to change. Though the teaching is decent, and so are the morals, it just doesn't seem to work out. This is my child's year attending this school because of major problems.

- submitted by a parent
April 25, 2008
VCS is in a period of great turmoil. As noted below, tuition has increased almost 50% over the last year with no significant improvements in staff/resources/facilities. Parents are invited to apply for discretionary Merit Awards and to meet with the administration to negotiate a tuition. Math and science programs are very weak. Students are not being prepared to enter a competitive higher education environment. A bright child will not be properly challenged. There are no programs in place to handle high performers differently than low performers. Both suffer from it.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 22, 2008
Village has lost it's identity. What was once good here has been traded for a ridiculous effort to make the school more 'academic.' They have neither the sophistication or teaching staff to be that kind of school. Too Bad. There are better choices.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 16, 2008
As a parent to a current student, I am very disappointed in Village for the way they are handling tuition. Parents are now negotiating for their children's education like a used car. The almost 50% increase to school tuition is ridiculous as these students are not receiving the level of education consistent with the level of cost. The school is clearly not thinking of the students or families, only of greed.

- submitted by a parent
April 13, 2008
I would rate Parent Involvement as five stars. I see many, many parents involved.

- submitted by a parent
March 14, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
March 05, 2008
this could be one of the most absolutely worst schools in all of southern california. The administration is cold and treats all students as nothing more than numbers. If you are not protestant christian, you will be openly discriminated against. A good amount of the teaching staff is unfit and not prepared to teach. The academics are poor and not respected by most major universitys. The only requirement of graduation is that you take 4 years of bible class. This school cares nothing for a student's success, they just want the money that that student can bring.

- submitted by a parent
March 03, 2008
Village Christian has a wonderful Elementary School. Teachers are incredibly well-seasoned and caring. There is now a plan is underway to make the Middle and High School premiere Christian preparatory schools. Millions of dollars are being spent to upgrade an already beautiful and secure campus to add state of the art classroom equipment, athletic fields, as well as a new academy of fine arts with a new building housing a theater for campus productions. From what I understand, this school is on its way to becoming the East Valley's Oak's Christian School.

- submitted by a parent
February 27, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating January 07, 2008
I attended Village as well as my sister and younger brother. There is a tremendous amount of pressure for everything to 'look' perfect for the amount of money paid by parents. I felt the school to be cold and somewhat fake. I found more Christian behavior in my public school as did my siblings. I was not being properly prepared for college only on how to pray, which I already knew. Don't be fooled by well meaning Christians, save your money and find a school to prepare your kids for college and the real world!

- submitted by a parent
November 28, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
August 14, 2007
VCS meets the needs of students academically and spiritually. VCS is academically challenging and doesn't water down curriculum for any student. With the addition of art and music programs led by very qualified teachers, the school offers all major subjects. The Spaulding method isn't easy and does require parental involvement, by the payoff is great. Shouldn't parents want to help their children succeed? My children have had great experiences at VCS. When one of my children did have some trouble with a classmate, the teacher and administration intervened immediately in the most caring way. Christian conduct is taught and valued.

- submitted by a parent
July 11, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
July 10, 2007
The school's overall 'philosophy' is surprisingly punitive and cold. Your child is just a number there, especially if your child is spirited or artistic in any way. Save your time and energy, spend a few more $$ and find a smaller, more loving quality education for your unique child.

- submitted by a parent
June 19, 2007
This school had us at hello! Of all the schools we interviewed, Village was the best. They offer so many after school programs in music, athletics and the arts in general. They are even going to expand the school because the fine arts program is so great. The campus is green and beautiful. They offer before school and aftercare and bus transportation if you need it. The Elementary Principal, David Vegas, is very kind and understanding. The teachers know all the students and love and care for them all. My son has been respected and loved by the teachers and staff for the last two years. I highly recommend this school! You have to check it out.

- submitted by a parent
February 28, 2007
The school is an OK private school. You mostly pay for a beautiful campus. You do pay for great family atmosphere, but that all ends once those payments stop coming in 'graduation'. Last but not least unless your a AP student the school doesn t help you go anywhere for college it either SDSU, UCLA, APU, USC, or junior college. This paragraph is mostly about the high school, so if you want you should send your kid to the middle school 'great principle MR. Nare if he s still there'. Then send him so another school.

- submitted by a former student
January 23, 2007
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- submitted by a student
January 17, 2007
Village is a public school that teaches the Bible. Students are just a number. Any teaching method (Spaulding) which has to offer additional classes (beyond school time) to students, teachers and parent to understand it, is, in my opinion, a failure. It seems to be a money generator as they suggest all new enrollees attend pricey summer school to learn the application. (My son did fine w/o it upon entering 5th grade.) They tout it as an amazing value, but plenty of other qualified schools available for less. PTA meeting are during the day when working mothers cannot attend. That said, my son has been attending the school for two years and loves it.

- submitted by a parent
May 31, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
April 26, 2006
Great school. Beautiful campus.

- submitted by a parent
April 22, 2006
Village has been wonderful for our family. The academic standards are high as well as a wonderful environment. The before and after school child care is very good and is run by caring staff members. I never had to worry about leaving my kindergartener late or early. The enrichment programs after school are also good. My daughter has been taking the art class and been engaged in a variety of projects. Overall, I would rate Village a 10.

- submitted by a parent
March 02, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
February 12, 2006
Good school, good teachers, family went there,good athletics.

- submitted by a former student
December 01, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
November 21, 2005
Great school for elementary education.

- submitted by a parent
November 06, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
September 30, 2005
This is my daughters' first year at Village Christian. She is in kindergarten and loves it. Knowing that she feels secure, happy and loved gives me that much needed peace of mind and heart that I so desire as I leave my little one in the hands of others. She has learned a great deal in the short period of time she has been at school and I am very impressed with the academic program at Village. I am also happy to know that the staff at Village love the Lord and are there to serve him as they serve our children.

- submitted by a parent
August 17, 2005
Excellant school. My child has been enrolled since kindergarden and about to start 2nd great. I am impressed by the Spalding method of reading. My child has excelled in reading and currently reads above grade level. Math is also stressed and overall doing well.

- submitted by a parent
August 15, 2005
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- submitted by a teacher
July 27, 2005
Best school, great after school activities and music classes.

- submitted by a parent
April 19, 2005
We have found Village Christian to meet the needs of our child in a satisfacoty way. We have not found the school to go above and beyond in terms of a personal experience. Our child continues to need outside stimulation but the schoolenvironment is positive in a general way.

- submitted by a parent
April 12, 2005
Academnics especially in elementary school are very good, though the program is very rigid. Great arts, music, sports etc. opportunities. Level of parent involvement seems to be very high, though I'm not always one of them.

- submitted by a parent
February 20, 2005
Quality of academic programs is very good for the normal visual, verbal, consecutive processing child. Children with less common learning styles will have more difficulty here, as the educational structure is very ridgid. They track the public school system cirricula very well, so it will never be a problem if the child has to attend public school. There is a wonderful availability of music programs in this school, basic music instruction is part of the ordinary instruction and there are extra opportunities for private lessons at the school plus string orchestra and band. Other fine arts e.g. dance and theater are also available in the Fine arts academy. Organized team sports are available after school and there are enrichment programs (Tae Kwon Do, art, animals, science etc.) available after school also. Parents are very involved on a 'social' level, e.g. parties, but not academically.

- submitted by a parent
February 04, 2005
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January 29, 2005
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December 30, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
October 28, 2004
This is a fantastic school. Caring and Safe. Kids get the best of education and values taught to them. We couldn't think of a better school for our children. Also very non-judgemental, Do not pressure you to go to church and accepts all students even if family doesn't attend church but chapel and bible are taught at school.

- submitted by a parent
October 25, 2004
Oh My Word I LOVE this school! My child has been there for 2yrs (7th-9th) and she loves it! The thing i like best about Village is that it is such a safe enviroment. The new schedule up in High School is quite benefitial also. Students get more time to study in school and the teachers are there to help thanks to the open periods.Also this is a blue ribbon school. I feal confident that my child will succed and move on to a great college. I should have enrolled my child in kindergarten- she would have gotten the most out of her Village Christian experience. I hope this helps you choose VCS as your #1 school.

- submitted by a parent
October 22, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
February 23, 2004
I have two children at Village, 9th and 2nd graders, and they both love the school. They both began reading in early kindergarten and seem way ahead of children their ages who are in public schools. The overall academic and Christian environment is why we chose Village. Though the school is Christian in its beliefs and teachings, they acknowledge and address the problems of modern times and don't stick their heads in the sand by praying away the issues.

- submitted by a parent
September 15, 2003
I actually attended Village from 1st grade all the way thru to high school graduation. I enjoyed my time at village so much that my husband and I are considering sending our kids (when we have them)to village. I thought the teachers were great and I really enjoyed the campus and atmosphere.

- submitted by a community member
September 09, 2003
I was a 'lifer' at village and retained little from it. I wasn't very challenged, and feel like it did little to prepare me for both college and life in general. I felt like I was paying for my grades.

- submitted by a community member
August 31, 2003
My daughter just finished Kindergarten and is starting the first grade. I couldn't see her going to a local school. I believe she is getting the best education possible and their staff is great. They really care about her and treat her as an individual and not a headcount.

- submitted by a parent
August 27, 2003
I am a former graduate of Village Christian Schools, K-12. I believe that the school's emphasis on acedemic excellence is mediocre at best. I did not have the basic study skills needed to excel in college nor did I have the ability to properly write a college paper in the correct format. I believe the school would rate the same as an average public school if tested on academics.

- submitted by a former student
August 26, 2003
My only son had lots of problems in his old school and my husband and I feel that Village Christian has taken care of all his problems. He is a happier child there and his curriculum has improved tremendously.

- submitted by a parent
August 26, 2003
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- submitted by a former student
no rating August 19, 2003
I believe that Village Christian is a great school! My child started attending Village in sixth grade. He wasn't chanllenged enough at his old school, but Village took care of that. Even if he would struggle with the work, I knew to hold myself back, on account that the teachers cared about their' students and would help whenever it was possible

- submitted by a parent
August 06, 2003
Both of my children are 'lifer's' at Village (started in K). The teachers and parents work together to ensure that the overall education is very good. It's a joy to start all school functions with a prayer to God, the father of Jesus Christ.

- submitted by a parent
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Visit a Community Open House at 9:30 am on any of the following Saturdays: Oct. 27, Dec. 1, Feb. 2, and Mar. 15. Due to limited enrollment space, we strongly advise visitors to attend the earliest Open House possible. Please call 818/767-8382, ext. 209, for more information or to make a reservation. Our landscaped mountain-framed campus is in a secluded, equestrian area in the La Tuna Canyon foothills. Recent graduates have been admitted to Stanford, Pepperdine, Notre Dame, M.I.T., Carnegie Mellon, George Washington Univ., Westmont, Wellesley, USC, UCLA, UC Berkeley, and other institutions.

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Village Christian Schools
8930 Village Avenue, Los Angeles, CA  91352
(818) 767-8382
Last modified Village Christian Schools is a Private school that serves grades K-12
Village Christian Schools Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 90 reviews. Top