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Hours 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Mrs. Lisa Arnett
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Painting
8
Music
including: Orchestra
3
Languages
including: American Sign Language (ASL)
Music Band
Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Media arts Computer animation
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
World languages taught American Sign Language (ASL)
Latin
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Engineering
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Religious
Science
Service learning
Technology
Visual arts
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Multi-aged classrooms
Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Junior Conservatory of the Arts
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Block scheduling
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered No

Support

16
Facilities
including: Learning lab
Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) Kurzweil
Level of ESL/ELL programming None
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Specific learning disabilities
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Computer lab
Gym
Industrial shop
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Music room
Performance stage
Science lab
Swimming pool

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 43% 26%
Two or more races 33% 3%
Asian or Pacific Islander 13% 11%
Hispanic 7% 52%
Black 4% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

12
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
14
Boys Sports
including: Flag football
5
Clubs
including: Robotics club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Ultimate
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
Golf
Lacrosse
Power lifting / Weight lifting
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Ultimate Frisbee
Volleyball
Water polo
Wrestling
Clubs (misc.) Satellite Tracking
  GEM ST
Clubs Book / reading club
Chess club
Math club
Robotics club
Science club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
Before school start time 7:00 AM

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Local Christian and Catholic Schools
  Non-Religious Private Schools
  Public and Charter Schools
Students typically continue on to these schools Valley Christian High School

Awards

Academic award Blue Ribbon School
Year received 2013
Academic award Intel Schools of Distinction
Year received 2011
Academic award Intel Star Innovator
Year received 2011

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Math specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
Special education coordinator
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
Mandarin
French
Korean
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Accessible via public transportation
Transportation options (misc.) Informal car pools
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Christian Schools Association
Partner website Www.mychristianschool.org

Enrollment

Learn more Www.vcs.net/admissions
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $14000
Tuition range (high) $15000
For the year 2014-2015
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
# of applications received 325
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 178
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012