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31950 Pauba Road
Temecula, CA 92592

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April 16, 2015
If your not a top donor parent or play the political game your child will be labeled something they are not. The administration would rather run a political game with your children and make the "top" parents happy instead of having the best interest of your child. I would look elsewhere for a Godly education.

- submitted by a parent
March 25, 2015
My children attend Linfield and have for many years. We loved everything about Linfield. We are sadden to say it's not what it used to be. Big changes have been going on this year with upper admin. Changes that seem to be taken away Linfields core christian values. Teachers and long term staff are leaving. Young new teachers who Never taught are replacing them. My children went from loving the school to not liking it at all. The things we have seen and heard from students and staff are not what this school used to be about.

- submitted by a parent
March 22, 2015
We are currently at Linfield Elementary and love the school! Our daughter started there in kinder. The school is not prefect and there have been bumps in the road, but we have always appreciated how the school administration has worked with us to reach the best outcome for our child. They are Christ-centered and we believe they truly care about our family. The teachers give so much love to the students and work very hard to do what's best for each child. We are thankful to be able to have our child at Linfield.

- submitted by a parent
November 18, 2014
I am a parent of three elementary school age children. We have attended Linfield Christian School for the past 6 years. From day 1 I was impressed with the genuine love & encouragement the staff gives to each and every child. The teachers know the children by name and not only the kids in their class. I was floored when the principal came up to me one day when I was a new parent and asked how my sick daughter was feeling. My daughter was eight months old at the time and the principal already knew her BY NAME! That same daughter is now 5 years old and in the Jr. Kindergarten class. I LOVE her teachers! I consider their Jr. K program to be a half-step in between Pre-K and Kinder. It is the perfect balance of learning and fun that my little girl needs to thrive. In addition to math & letters, she builds her confidence through cooking, spanish, sign language, and music. I couldn't dream of a better school for my shy and apprehensive little girl. In this environment, she is learning to trust her instincts and others, to speak her needs, and to bond with others. I encourage you to take a tour and see for yourself.

- submitted by a parent
October 27, 2014
This school was the best in the valley 15 years ago. A poorly appointed upper administration is sending it on a downward trend. Their board needs to step up and look at their attrition rates for both students and faculty. Please return this school to the traditions and excellence it was founded on. It is such a shame to watch. We have been gone for awhile, and I am certain if I had yet another school age child I would look elsewhere now.

- submitted by a parent
October 26, 2014
Linfield is a wonderful, caring school. Like any other place, there are imperfections, but the faculty and staff truly care for your child. They all stay late into the night preparing, grading, and working to make your child successful. You can tell that there is a genuine love for God and others. Another benefit is that they receive Spanish, computer time, art, science lab, performing arts, PE with a coach, library and band. It's amazing that in this day and age we are able to have our kids get a rounded education!

- submitted by a parent
October 13, 2014
We have attended LCS for several years and last year was our last. LCS pride themselves on being a christian school but lack the characteristics of a christian. If your child is having a behavioral issue they are likely to work with you if you hold a position at the school or if your a teachers favorite. We've been a family for several years at LCS and this is my observation and experiences year after year. When this started to affect my child, personally, is when I had enough!! It's my prayer that LCS will grow more spiritually and practice what's being preached. LCS has lacked in quality of teachers since some have retired and or moved on. My child was bullied by a student but due to his mother's relationship with the teacher, his bullying was over looked. Leadership by the Principal is awful! My child was accused of hitting a new child at school during recess. The student punched my child in her stomach and then told the Principal that she had been hit. The Principal spoke with the children. She believed the new student and punished my child. Thank God for Watch Dog Dad that stepped up for my child. She never apologized, just made excuses as to why she did what she did.

- submitted by a parent
August 29, 2014
Several very young teachers working at Linfield who look like they just graduated. Administration spoke highly on the teacher s long term tenure w/little to no turnover lie#1. They boasted about small class sizes, the first grade classes are the same size as public school lie#2. I've been disappointed so far w/Linfield, my daughter has 1 of the new teachers who looks like she just graduated from college and has never taught before. She has a large class size with tons of active first graders a train-wreck ready to happen. When I picked my child up from class the teacher appeared stressedout, confused like she didn't no what she was doing. The kids were screaming, yelling totally out of control. I worry about my children s education It s ridiculous to pay Linfield tons of money for it's reputation of being a prestigious Christian school offering a rigorist, superior preparatory academic approach to learning if this is any indications of their advance learning approach were doomed. It s disheartening to think by the end of the school year my kids are going to be far behind kids in public school they won t be able to compete on an academic level and I ll be out thousands of dollars.

- submitted by a parent
March 21, 2014
I want to put a face to the parents and Children at this school. I want you to keep in mind Linfield is a business and if you have a problem you stay quiet because if you don't follow the rules these parent will destroy you as we'll as your Child. I am just trying to protect parents and the ones they love your child. This school is the wizard of oz pull back the curtain and most of the top parent run that campus. IF someone from admin pretends to be your friend it's not a real. friendship they are just trying to pull information the student body's fights among the parents. READ this My son went to transport to Childrens on that same day Parents that I thought loved my family parents never came just to give a hug. I had watched other Parents leave just gone. I could not figure out why now I Do. Ask questions who will be my child's coach in flag football not staff all the parents who pay attend.The first time I saw my child crumble was at Christian school with that being said if you are willing to believe. Check what is not fluff get the hard facts. Parents teach sports ask yourself research and say you don't want to see a portfolio child. My child went in with faith left without!

- submitted by a parent
January 17, 2014
Rather then "rate the school", let me tell you one of my first experiences on Linfield's Elementary campus. I was walking in, a bit early, to pick up my son and saw some boys playing soccer. The age range was what looked like 1st graders all the way up to the 5th graders, which surprised me. I watched as one of the 5th graders teed up to smash a monster goal, where a 1st grader was playing goalie. As he kicked the ball, one of the other 5th graders on that same team knocked the ball out of the air and said "dude, he's just a little guy, you have to take it easy". As if that wasn't surprising enough, the 5th grader who kicked the ball then went over and apologized to the young goalie. Then the game continued. I was floored. Where I went to school, we used the younger kids for target practice. What I have since come to learn about Linfield, after 3 years there, is that scene is not remarkable. It happens in various forms all day long and is a product of a school culture where they really do care and foster that in the students. Now THAT is remarkable. Is Linfield perfect? No. Is is the perfect place for our son? Yep. Come for a tour & see for yourself. :)

- submitted by a parent
January 16, 2014
I love this school. My daughter started going to Linfield in Middle School. She loves it. She has been extremely challenged in the academics area. She has no regular High School pressures. The staff is amazing. They found a tuition fee that I could afford. I am currently enrolling all of my daughters in this school. I would recommend this school to everyone. They lead your children in the right direction.

- submitted by a parent
January 12, 2014
LCS is a top notch! My youngest son has been attending Linfield for six years now. Since my older kids attended a large Christian school out of the area (K-12), I have something to use as comparison. The teachers here are simply, the best. The guidance, the individual attention, the desire for EACH child to grow in God and in their learning, is beyond words. I volunteer in the classroom each week, and I am truly amazed and blessed to watch the interactions of teacher and students. It brings me such joy to witness and I am so thankful to be allowed to (I have never heard of nor seen a school like ours, with so many parent volunteers involved and on campus). In addition to academics that is above all others, our school has specialty classes that all elementary students attend (Spanish/Art/Performing Arts/Technology/Library/P.E). We also have weekly chapels with guest speakers that help to inspire growing hearts. To sum it up, the teachers, the staff, the principals, and the school as a whole, values the relationship of each child and the families. LCS has proved to be fully committed to sharing the love of God while preparing my son for an academic future in a college of his choice.

- submitted by a parent
January 09, 2014
BEST SCHOOL!! My son has attended Linfield for two years now. He has grown so much spiritually,academically, and socially! The teachers are amazing! They love the children and go above and beyond to educate their students! We are blessed to be part of the Linfield family!!

- submitted by a parent
January 06, 2014
Linfield is a truly incredible school that I was blessed to attend. As an alum, I have a unique perspective than parents and current students. What I loved about Linfield was that it was academically challenging, spiritually motivating, and provided every extra-curricular activity imaginable, while still being a small school that focused on each student. During my time at Linfield I was ASB President, a Student Ambassador, involved with Interact club and the student newspaper, an AP student, and part of the tennis team. Due to it's smaller size, I was able to have a wholly complete high school experience that I could not have had elsewhere. The academics are rigorous and prepared me well for Hillsdale College (96/100 academic rigor ranking by Princeton Review). The Bible department taught me to know what I believed and why and encouraged me in my walk. With my various and extensive campus involvement, I learned the key to balancing my studies with other leadership commitments. However, what sets Linfield apart from other schools more than anything is the people. The faculty and staff invest in students beyond the classroom and become mentors and role models long past graduation.

- submitted by a community member
October 03, 2013
Linfield Christian School is a very good school. The teachers are excellent. They love and really care for the kids. I had my kids in Tony Tobin elementary school, and there is not comparison with Linfield. Parents are responsible for the education of their children, and many times expect the school to deal and fix problems that they are not willing to do

- submitted by a parent
September 16, 2013
There needs to be drastic change in leadership at the elementary school. We sent our children to this school to receive a Christain education leading in academics as well Reinforcing christain values. . We felt it was a compromise on both our values as christains and academic education. We will not be returning to this school. It is sad to see how many families sacrifice so much financially to attend this school. The classes are disruptive and the teachers spend a lot of time gossiping. Very sad.

- submitted by a parent
September 09, 2013
Linfield describes in their website that they are a college preparatory school that helps your child go to the top colleges in the nation.Before going any further, look at the college acceptance rate that their students go to. There were no students attending the top Ivy Leagues which includes; Harvard, Yale, and Princeton. If you are wondering why students are not being able to attend these universities, it is because of the low academic standards Linfield sets for their students. Teachers have too much grace on students, (since this is a christian school) and do not teach accountability. Honor classes are not offered, and there isn't even an ASB program. There are many disruptive students in the class which prevent other kids from learning. Teachers would even join the conversations.The administration office may seem nice at first, until you enroll into the school for a few months. After they get your money, they will not care what you want for your child, unless you are staff/faculty. If you want your child to attend a community college, this is what Linfield sets you up for. You would have a much better education at public school in Temecula than here.

- submitted by a parent
August 24, 2013
This is an amazing school. I drive 2 hours daily to have my child at an academically-rigorous school with many sports and extracurricular opportunities where the teachers and faculty are sincere Christians- it is worth it! There are SOME kids who are bullies but I have never been in an environment with many children where there aren't. Part of school is for children to learn how to handle social situations & get help when needed. The teachers & staff here WILL help! They are loving & supportive, treating parents & students like family. We are not "parents with deep pockets" & have never felt like we are treated as less than those who are. Everyone is treated like family. There is no tolerance for not paying your tuition as agreed in your contract. We save a year in advance to make sure we can afford the next year. The extracuriccular opportunities at Linfield can't be beat. In Jr. K (a great Kinder prep program) my son learned ASL, genres of art, & great science units along with the expected academics. In elementary school, students regularly study Spanish, music, art, & technology. After school, there are opportunities for sports camps, drama, robotics, & ASL.

- submitted by a parent
June 20, 2013
I have been attending Linfield for 5 years going on 6 now, I was bullied for 4 of the years that I was there, by the same girls each year, I use to come home crying because of how mean they were to me. The bullying stopped 2 years ago, ever since the bullying stopped, I've really been enjoying Linfield. It's not a perfect school but I'm sure that it can improve, like the parent cliques, one of the parents made me cry. I would and wouldn't consider Linfield because of what I've been through but I love the teachers, they're all so nice!!! I would say don't go to Linfield if you want your kid to cry, of course not many kids ever get bullied, as far as I know there aren't any kids being bullied at the school. If you do send your kid to school there they'll get a good education, and don't forget good friends :) I hope this is helpful for parents who are deciding to send their kid to Linfield or not :) :D

- submitted by a community member
April 17, 2013
Our children and family have been truly blessed by Linfield Christian School. Our children have attended Linfield for the past eight years. We have children on the Elementary, Middle and High School Campuses. The Linfield coaches and teachers truly care for the children. The children have opportunities for Outreach such as Mexico, Haiti or Feed My Starving Children. The Band and Drama Department are the best in the Valley. The size of Linfield allows for full participation in all sports. Lacrosse is now at Linfield and our youngest started last week. The fact that Linfield is a College Preparatory School has always been important to us! Our children will be well prepared for college. Most of all we love that they receive Biblical teaching everyday! Thank you Linfield!

- submitted by a parent
April 11, 2013
I have an 8th grade student who just started Linfield. We have been so impressed with the quality of education and the spiritual atmosphere there that we will be moving the rest of our kids over next year. I have personally taught in both private and public schools. I can honestly say that nothing comes close to comparing to what Linfield has to offer. They have been around for 70 plus years and are like a well oiled machine. The faculty and staff have been so incredibly attentive and loving to my son. In my experience many of the Christian school curriculums are lacking. While they are great with tying scripture to academics they lack in teaching kids to think critically. Linfield has found a way to do both! My son was welcomed to Linfield and made friends easily. He loves it and is so glad he made the move! As far as cliques, we have not noticed a problem. But kids are kids and there are going to be social issues no matter what school you choose. No school is perfect but I feel confident that my kids will leave Linfield well prepared for a great future. I am excited that we finally found a school where I know my kids are growing BOTH spiritually and academically.

- submitted by a parent
December 13, 2012
We started middle school at Linfield this year after elementary school at a public school. Our son went into the school not knowing anyone and has had a wonderful experience. The teachers have been incredibly responsive and available and he has made lots of friends. The parent orientation was terrific. I simply loved the message of loving these middle-schoolers through what can be a tricky time to navigate. I run my own business, so I don't have the time to hang out on the campus, but when I have been by, the moms have been very kind. Is there a school out there without a clique of moms? I think its know as the PTA in public school... ;) My son is thriving there right now- so I'm basing my review on that fact.

- submitted by a parent
July 31, 2012
The words I never thought my child would say I don't want to go back to Linfield. I sat down and questioned and listened. My 8th grader is worried about how the other parents treat me. I tried to explain that I can handle what comes my way just relax and enjoy your friends. What I didnt know is the kids are old enough to come back to campus and repeat what Mom and Dad said last night at the dinner table. Example parents have set up a beach day every Wednesday why can't I go to the beach? The technology has gotten ahead of the parent and they are so caught up in who they want they forget we are at a Christian school. No excuse as to why can be given for a beach. I have heard before that things are limited because of space. My child has plenty of friends and gets invited to plenty of events but he has a lot of friend who do not! My child is starting to question the behavior and I don't have a answer. My child has never had a behavior issue, get's good grades and has friends. I had to agree with his words the parents are not being good christians and it's sad to say but it is starting to reflex in the character of the kids. Not Returning

- submitted by a parent
July 26, 2012
In response to the last review I dont think you should give a review after one year at LCS because the first year is always the easiest. As you mentioned you are not a connected family so you are still looking at the school with rose colored glasses. The reason I believe the reviews are from one extreme to the other is because depending on how you fit gives you very different outcomes. The pros from the previous review sounds scripted and is information you can get right from LCS website. The reason my family stays at LCS is because the teachers and staff are the blessing and we have decided to overlook the cons. After my child attending for years I have noticed SOME parents who stay on campus as much as possiable and tend to clique up in order to try and control the social setting. All the student's are children of god and SOME of the parents forget that fact. LCS is a christian school SOME of the parent could use help in that area. Reading all the reviews i see everybody point in what the experience they have had. I do believe if the coffee and gossip stopped amoung the parents the LCS could be almost perfect.

- submitted by a parent
July 22, 2012
I have read a few reviews prior to entering our son into Linfield and just now read a few others after having entered him into the school. This is our sons first year in high school. So you understand, for two years previous to his 9th grade year, we had home schooled our son due to the poor public system in our area. In going into high school we had a choice of several very good public schools in Temecula and Murrieta. Our sons choice though was to try to attend Linfield. The Cons in going there was cost, size of the school, he had no friends attending and their sports program was very small compared to the other schools. In addition, we did not have the financial where-with-all to cover the tuition. The Pros's to us was the, curriculum(all honors classes), teacher per student ratio(1-19), percentage of high school graduation to 4 year college (97%) and the character and Spiritual focus on the students. The school helped us to reach a financial payment that worked for us. The students, teachers and administration have been extremely supportive to our son. We have had no drama /complaints and we are not a rich, famous or connected family ;-). This is a great school.

- submitted by a parent
June 27, 2012
In response to the last comment and as a former parent of the LCS, I have to say that all children at the school are treated equally. The parents financial situation in no way affects how far each child will go while at the Linfield Christian School nor in life! It's up to the individual student's drive and determination along with the guidence from their parent/parents. As far as the tax records go, what does that have to do with the parents deep pockets? Humm.. Parents give if they can and if not then nobody is treated any differently! Saying that LCS is NOT a TRUE Christian school due to their finances is a quite a bold statement! Their are so many God loving wonderful and great administrators, faculty, parents and students that work and attend the LCS. Donations to any public or private school always help offset the tuition & opperational costs and help those children/families that need that little extra financial support especially during these difficult times. If your looking for a loving, secure environment that provides a great education for your child then I would 100% without any hesitation highly recommend checking out the LCS.~Former LCS parent w/2 LC Alumni's~

- submitted by a parent
June 27, 2012
Oh and, I should add that the millions of dollars they owe in debt pretty much speaks for itself.

- submitted by a community member
June 24, 2012
If you are considering sending your child/children to this school, please check Linfields reported tax records which can be found on the Internet. This is a school where parents with deep pockets (and there are many) and their children will go far. Favoritism runs ramped from the Administration down. Not a TRUE Christian school. Look into their finances and you'll understand why.

- submitted by a parent
April 23, 2012
I am confident my kids will be well-rounded adults ready to serve the Lord and their community when they leave Linfield for college. We have been at Linfield for 8 years. Haven't had a teacher or a problem that couldn't be worked out face to face. The administration is open to new ideas. They are constantly adding valuable new tools and concepts to the program for the benefit of all the students. Like the fantastic new I pad program, love it! I also love that my child can play sports AND participate in the arts program.

- submitted by a parent
April 23, 2012
Our experience at Linfield has been wonderful...our daughter is in 5th grade and has been at Linfield since kindergarten. She has thrived socially due to the small classes, Christian focus, and caring teachers as well as academically, where she has been encouraged and motivated to reach her full potential. Some reviewers have made comments regarding the academics being somewhat lacking, but we respectfully differ. Our daughter has scored at middle to high school levels in every subject on standardized tests, and has been reading well above grade level since first grade. Math is one subject that has lead some parents to move their children to other schools...however, we have found that Linfield's math curriculum is directed towards developing critical thinking and problem solving skills rather than scoring well at testing time ("teaching to the test"). Also, Linfield teaches students to write well and speak in front of classmates, both skills that appear to be somewhat lacking in public schools. Finally, the fine arts, music, Spanish, and physical education programs at Linfield round out the educational experience at time when such programs are nonexistent in public schools.

- submitted by a parent
February 14, 2012
Linfield has been and continues to be an excellent education. My child graduated with honors and went on to receive a significant academic college scholarship. Since Linfield is small, my child had the opportunity to participate in sports, theater, leadership, and outreach activities, making her education not rigorous, well rounded, and engaging. Additionally, my child received a solid grounding in Bible knowledge and application of scripture in daily life. I am thrilled with the education my child received at Linfield.

- submitted by a parent
August 01, 2011
The last parent reviewing this school is probably one of the "bullying" parents. So many parents have pulled their children out of the school due to the cliques and little gangs formed on the playground. Their teachers are not all accredited and Linfield is NOT one big happy family as the last reviewer stated. The over indulging parents are trying so desperately to live vicariously through their children obviously due to the lack of their own social lives and outside interests. Linfield's curriculum is lacking and unorganized as well. I personally am not paying for my child's education to be "raised" by the school as that is a poor analogy by the last reviewer. I don't agree with the structure of the "over involvement" of parents (esp. because I don't want their negative influences to impact my child's social graces or self- esteem). The administration overlooks the negative behavior simply to collect their revenues. Bullying is very real at this school especially because it is so small (not a lot of friends to choose from) and that can have a seriously negative impact on a child's psyche forever. Not a friendly Christian environment!

- submitted by a parent
June 17, 2011
My child is currently enrolled at Linfield. We made the decision to move our child to Linfield because of bullying in the previous school in the TVSD. The last 3 posts are just silly and these parents have obviously never seen real bullying. If your child is not invited to a slumber party, that is life. If you believe your child is being bullied, then be proactive and take some time out of your day and volunteer. The school is there to teach, not to raise your kids for you. The "involved" parents at Linfield are all loving and kind to the kids and the other parents. We love Linfield, it is family!

- submitted by a parent
May 30, 2011
My children have attended Linfield for the past 6 years, bur will not be returning. When our oldest started kindergarten, we thought we'd found the nurturing, Christian environment that we had searched for. We had expected to see our kids graduate from Linfield. However, Linfield turned out to be Christian only in name. What past reviewers have sad is sadly the truth. At Linfield, money speaks louder than Christian values, moral, and what is right. The parents, not the administration, are the true leaders of the school & if you as a parent play the game & are "in" with the clique of parents (yes, cliques aren't only made of high school students! Sadly, some adults never truly grow out of high school mentality!), your student is accepted. If you've taught your child to truly follow the teaching of Jesus, they will be bulldozed by the over-indulged Linfield students The parents that are allowed to run the school (and YES, the administration is fully aware of this! Countless good families are leaving & we've all been completely honest with administration as to our concerns) are at LCS for the wrong reasons! They want a "private" education, not a Christian one!

- submitted by a parent
May 04, 2011
This school is famous for bullying I guess. I wish I had NEVER put my child here as this has been a torture filled school year. It is WAY OVER PRICED and the parents that are so involved are unbelievable. They DO leave children out and make them feel terrible. This school is NOT Christian like at all and the parents are just as bad and mean as the students. I would NEVER recommend this school unless you want your child coming home and crying all of the time and feeling that they are being bullied by BOTH parents and other children. Their academics are one to be reckoned with as well. My child is used to getting a better regimen and did so at the non-denominational school that was attended previously. DON'T WASTE YOUR MONEY OR TIME!

- submitted by a parent
March 18, 2011
I agree 110% witht eh second to the last poster. However, I don;t think the administration is in denial - I believe know exactly what is going on and choose not to deal with the problem. They only act like they don;t know what's going on. The school is too small not to know! Beware if choosing this school as there are deep financial problems. A recent 4.5% increase in tutition and it is only going up from there. They have a $25M loan they are having a problem repaying!!!

- submitted by a parent
January 30, 2011
The teachers are wonderful but, the administration is in denial about a pervasive problem on campus, cliques and emotional bullying. In middle school and early high school if a girl had an issue with another girl she would be punished by being excluded from all social events. Instead of letting the kids resolve their own issues the parents would get involved by not inviting the offending child to the upcoming event. Certain parents controlled much of what went on by constantly organizing and sponsoring social events. So, beware it is not the loving christian environment you would want for a child. It is an "advance your child at any cost", gossipy , phony, environment with parents and children who have entitlment issues. The administration when approached for help was more interested in who could pay tuition than being proactive and addressing the problem. There were extensive classes on sex education with content way too explicit for middle schoolers. Yet, there was nothing on bullying or diversity when the problems were so prominent on campus. Linfield is a world unto itself.

- submitted by a parent
August 26, 2010
Linfield has strong academics, athletics, fine arts and great facilities. The teachers are very qualified, many with advanced degrees- and they care. Middle school was a great experience for our kids. Tuition much less than similar quality schools, worth every penny.

- submitted by a parent
May 14, 2010
Top notch academics, amazing teachers, LOVE elementary school AND...100% of last years grads went on to college!!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 14, 2010
The faculty are the best! They are highly qualified and they dedicate their lives to the students. It doesn't matter what grade level, a common comment heard is, 'I love my teachers and my teachers love me.'

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 16, 2010
Awesome Staff, Loving community, Great Kids make this school the best place for your kids to grow up! Music, Spanish, PE, Mentoring, Sports Camps afterschool. Just Great!

- submitted by a parent
March 26, 2010
We switched our child to Linfield from public school 4 years ago. I wish we would have started in kindergarten; we've been so pleased with the experience. After reading some of the reviews here I can see a concern about middle school but I believe that kids are going to go through that stuff no matter where they go to school. I found that the teachers were very loving and supportive towards my child and offered support above and beyond anything I had ever experienced at public schools. Even if it meant staying after school to do so. We are in HS now and we firmly believe that this is the school that will not only nurture our child in her religious development, but will get her into her dream college. Don't believe me? Then compare Linfield's SAT scores to the schools around them.

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 15, 2010
Linfield is an outstanding school with terrific faculty and staff. The academic environment is first rate and the fine arts and sports programs are great. The best things about Linfield however are the strong sense of community and a wonderfully wholesome environment.

- submitted by a parent
March 08, 2010
Good school, really good education, and a fun place to be from 8-3

- submitted by a student
March 02, 2010
Moved our 5th grader from Van Avery Prep to Linfield. Best decision we ever made. Love this school. Excellent communication between parents and staff. High marks for a unified environment of working together for the advancement of the students in all areas of academic, spiritual, physical, and emotional development and strength. Outstanding campus and sports and parents are treated respectfully regarding their children and their concerns. Van Avery has no interest in parents' comments, concerns, volunteerism (except when they are shorthanded for something) and rarely return a call or answer an email. If you like boarding schools, you'll like Van Avery...if you like being a part of your child's education, you'll love Linfield.

- submitted by a parent
June 30, 2009
Happy with elementary. Middle school, was tough. Elementary, loved our teacher! Some good MS teachers that care, but not the best teaching experience. Projects that did not seem educational or beneficial. tough group of unforgiving students at times. Seems to be more about the wealthy, then the everyday hardworking type. Not great communication from some teachers. Looks good on the surface, but has cracks in the foundation. Will not be returning.

- submitted by a parent
June 20, 2009
A great school, top senior of 09 class will be going to Harvard, amazing campus, dedicated Christian teachers are role models for our kids, board heard concerns and revised tuition fees, our kids are happy and learning here.

- submitted by a parent
May 27, 2009
My children have attended this school for 5 years. I was satisfied with the elementary school experiences my children had, but the middle school experiences have been abysmal. The overall administration of this school is lacking continuity. Complaints to administrators get no (I repeat - no) satisfactory response. Tuition was raised 8% for next year and I have heard from many teachers that each division is losing many students and many teachers. In these hard times, I can't see why a school that is already overpriced would think it wise to raise tuition when everyone else is holding their tuition steady. It simply is not worth the money they are asking - it is not an exceptional experience - sorry.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 04, 2009
My child has attended Linfield for 2 years - he started in 6th grade. We are transfering him next year to a public school. The campus is beautiful but the behavior of many of the childeren is not very Christian like. New students do not seem to be very welcome by the existing kids who may have been together since kindergarden - many days my son is told by the other kids that he can not play with them, but maybe he can watch. The bible has been used by the kids to put him down. I do not feel the administration has done enough to help intagrate the new & returning student mix. The teacher are mostly good. We wanted Linfield to work out but I do not need to spend $9,000 a year to hear my son say 'he is getting used to kids being mean to him'.

- submitted by a parent
August 29, 2008
We love Linfield! What a BIG difference between this school and other so-called 'private schools'. Our son is in his 3rd year and our daughter will start next year! Worth the $$$$$ !

- submitted by a parent
May 02, 2008
We've had our daughter at Linfield Christian for five years and she will be a senior '09. we have found a heartfelt Christian environment and a very challenging academic regimen at Linfield. The teachers are excellent instructors who greatly influence our daughter in her walk with God and support her quest for knowledge. After raising two sons in public school, we realize the advantage of this private Christian school. We find the sport programs, fine arts offerings, community service opportunities, and social events at Linfield Christian provide a balanced, well-rounded experience. We are so grateful to the teachers, coaches, and administration for helping our daughter realize the special gifts God created in her and she is excited for the next chapter in her life. What a blessing to have committed academic professionals, who are believers, mentoring our daughter. Thank You.

- submitted by a parent
March 29, 2008
This is our fourth year at Linfield Christian School. We have two in the elementary school and our oldest is a sophomore in the high school. The environment at Linfield is one in which all ages can soar. I love that my boys are growing up in an atmosphere that provides the love, accountability and encouragement they need to succeed.

- submitted by a parent
March 28, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
March 13, 2008
This is our second year at Linfield and our son is now a first grader. Linfield offers such a unique opportunity as it's a smaller school with all the programs that you would find at a larger school. We are thilled that our son is offered not only the core classes, but also courses that the public schools are losing such as performing arts, art appreciation and Spanish (beginning in Kindergarten!) We really feel like Linfield is our extended family and can't imagine being anywhere else. The excellent education our son receives along with the Christian values is priceless.

- submitted by a parent
March 12, 2008
Our family has been at Linfield for 10 years, our daughter started in second grade, and is now a senior! Our twin boys are in eighth grade. We have been very blessed to have our children at a school that supports our Christian values. We love the faculty and administration!! Our daughter's last 10 years have been spent with many of the same students. They have a bond of friendship that is amazing! Linfield is a 'small-town' atomosphere. The campus is beautiful, a large property with trees and a pond! The many campus improvements have made this school equal to any public schools. The smaller student body will impress you, in that the faculty knows your student! The sports programs are available to all students with JV and Varsity teams in nearly all sports! You will be impressed with the level of coaching at every level.

- submitted by a parent
March 12, 2008
This school has far exceeded my dreams or expectations of what a school should be. It is very much a tradtional close knit family with strong moral values and character. What the school sold me on was that it is strong academically, strong sports curriculum, music class starts at a early age and is encouraged. Also, very strong performing arts, I would highly encourage anyone to check out any performance and see how blown away you are. The school is beyond amazing. I am blessed beyond measure to have found this jem!

- submitted by a parent
March 12, 2008
We have had our children at Linfield for the last nine years. It has been an amazing experience, and far better than I ever imagined a school could be. The staff and teachers really care! It's such a great feeling to know that our children are spending the day with people who are committed to them; committed to their personal growth, their educational development and most importantly their relationship in Christ. My kids get to have teachers who are praying for them on a regular basis! We had one child who struggled academically for a couple of years, and another who excelled. It was amazing to see how attentive the teachers were to their needs on both ends of the spectrum. Even more than academics, what is wonderful to me is the teaching of values and Christian beliefs. I'm so happy our kids get to experience this environment everyday!

- submitted by a parent
March 12, 2008
We have 2 children attending Linfield and have been very pleased with not only the education ,but most importantly the values that are being taught. Linfield has an excellent mentorship program through reading buddies, varsity athletic camps between the high school and elementary campus and guest speakers at our weekly chapel. Linfield also has excellent enrichment with dedicated performing arts, PE and Spanish teachers. Teachers make personal connections with the students. It is very common for past students to visit their prior years teachers. They are even invited monthly to have lunch with their former teacher and class. The bottom line is your children will receive a great education and have a solid value system that they can take and apply as our future leaders.

- submitted by a parent
March 12, 2008
We love the elementary school. We've been there 2 years and look forward to sending all 3 of our children. The teachers and staff are amazing. We're 'involved' parents and like everything we've seen in the classroom. The work is challenging and the 'extras' make such a well rounded program (spanish, art, PE, Performing Arts). The administration has been a pleasure and have gone out of their way to make sure we're happy (and always with a smile). I feel our children are getting the best education and will be prepared for anything life hands them. Thank you Linfield

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 07, 2008
My child attends the high school, and likes all 7 of her teachers, though 2 are ineffectual. The work load is heavy and stressful. Teachers are willing to give up their free time to help. The administration is not supportive and seems pretty cold-hearted. School policy states students may not be absent more than 10 times per semester, even if it is for medical reasons, or grades will be lowered by 10%. My child would have had straight A's, but I neglected to see this policy on page 28 of the parent handbook. Her grade in one class for the semester was 100%, but it was lowered to a B+, which is more than a 10% drop. I'm still trying to get this changed. The school does not have to comply with the ed. code that says schools cannot drop grades due to medical absences. We're getting very little response.

- submitted by a parent
March 06, 2008
My children have gone to Linfield Christian school for about 8 years now. Although the school is not flawless, it has been a positive experience for my children and has prepared them for college and for life. Teachers are committed to instilling Christ like values into the students and are not hampered by state regulations to do so. If you can secure a spot for your child in the school I would highly recommend it.

- submitted by a parent
March 05, 2008
We are so thankful for Linfield Christian School. It is truly a home away from home for our children. After being in huge public schools where, especially in high school, our kids were really not known by their teachers, we love the personal environment where our children are known by name- even by the principal. The academics are excellent and challenging, the teachers are trained and experienced in their subject areas, it is a safe and welcoming environment and there are many, many opportunities for kids to get involved. As christians, we love the solid biblical teaching that our children receive here and the reinforcement of our values by the school staff. We love that the rules are actually enforced and there is quick and consistent follow through. We would recommend this school to anyone who asked- we already have!

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 05, 2008
We're very happy with Linfield. The teachers and staff are great to work with, they love the kids AND their parents. I've seen my son go from poor grades and poor attitude to honor roll two semesters in a row and believe it's a result of prayer, and staff commitment. I would highly recommend Linfield!

- submitted by a parent
March 05, 2008
My daughter is in year third year at Linfield High School and I couldn't be more pleased with her education both in the classroom and on the campus. Linfield offers both academic quality along with diverse extra-curricular activities from quality sports teams to drama to many leadership programs. The administration puts God first in their lives as well as their influence on campus interacting with the students. I feel my daughter will be well equipped to head off to college and her life beyond thanks to her education at Linfield High School.

- submitted by a parent
March 05, 2008
Linfield is a filled with incredible adminstators who care about each child and family. They give their very best and beyond to make sure Linfield is a safe, scholastic, and all-around with sports, art and music that gives every child an incredible oppurtunity not only to learn but to grow and reach for the highest potential. The teachers, principals and others are the very best. Our children who do well academically are challenged here to strive for higher goals. They have enoyed sports and art and have learn them well with great coaches. The Spiritual emphasis is wonderful and blesses the school as a whole. I could list many, many outstanding teachers and staff. We had been in public school system for over 16 years before we came to Linfield, and have been at Linfield for over 3 years and could not be happier.

- submitted by a parent
no rating January 07, 2008
This is our fourth year at Linfield and we could n't be happier. We appreciate the Christian atmosphere and wonderful teachers.

- submitted by a parent
November 16, 2007
My children went K-12 and then onto a UC school. It was worth the money for the college prep environment. They both landed extremely successful careers after college. I am still amazed how much we still talk about Linfield when the kids are over. They now plan to send their kids to Linfield.

- submitted by a parent
July 28, 2007
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- submitted by a student
April 27, 2006
Like the Christian atmosphere. Good School overall.

- submitted by a parent
January 30, 2006
School appeas to be mostly interested in receiving your tuition money. The administration offers positions to their personal network first rather than looking for the most qualified candidates. The administration is not open to parent's feedback unless it is positive. They usually dismiss your constructive feedback with a dismissive 'well that is your opinion' remark. After transferring to another local school, we found that our children were behind academically despite excelling at Linfield. Most of the teachers are good people, but others should not be teaching. Of course, this is only my opinion and your experience may be different. However, I have found that change is diffucult for large organizations interested mostly in building ivory towers.

- submitted by a parent
October 04, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
January 27, 2005
A challenging and personal environment. Caring teachers.

- submitted by a teacher
December 07, 2003
This schools has the worst discipline, as well as some of the worst teachers. Very few extracirricular activities, and especially not a college prepatory school.

- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2003
Mr. Hauge and Mr. Paul are two of the best english teachers I have ever had the pleasure of encountering and my child has learned quite a lot from them in the past few years.

- submitted by a community member

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Linfield Christian School
31950 Pauba Road, Temecula, CA  92592
(951) 676-8111
Last modified Linfield Christian School is a Private school that serves grades PK-12
Linfield Christian School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 74 reviews. Top