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Valley Christian Academy

Private | PK-12 | 167 students

 

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Situated in a small town neighborhood. The median home value is $154,600. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $542.

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Posted April 5, 2011

My son's teacher is fantastic ... the best and this comes from a father who has a high standard in education.
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Posted February 6, 2009

Our son is in 1st grade this year. We could not ask for a better teacher then his. It is great to see your child develope and grow, From what I see this school's #1 focus is my sons education. The teacher keeps us up to date with weekly reports and daily updates if needed. Our kids will continue to attend VCA as long as we live in Roswell.
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Posted July 6, 2008

Great school. My son excells there.
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Posted May 19, 2008

Excellent instruction by their teachers, my grandkids read at a much higher level during Sunday School class than do public school educated kids their same age. It's amazing! Joni Sterrett


Posted December 24, 2007

I was a former student at Valley and loved the teachers and the years I spent there.
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Posted April 19, 2007

I am a graduate of VCA and I am not proud of it. I attended VCA the first year that it was established. It was not a good school then, and it is not a good school now. The students are not disciplined and are not taught to respect fellow students or teachers. The education received is mediocre. Much more imphasis is placed on the football team than on getting a higher education. Gateway Christian School has a much better education program and discipline is highly important. VCA is, simply put, a joke of a school.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted March 13, 2007

VCA is doing much to improve the quality of instruction. The upper level classes offered at VCA are now top notch. There are now 4 Advance Placement classes offered at VCA (AP English, AP Calculus, AP Physics, and AP Biology). As a teacher, I would put my Chemistry, Physics, and Calculus students up against any others in the state.
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Posted March 1, 2007

Valley Christian Academy is Roswell's only interdenominational Christian school. It provides its students solid growth both spiritually and academically and offers a full array of extracurricular activities. On national tests students typically score two grades above the public schools. It is a great school to have your child attend with a high level of parent involvement and a strong teaching staff.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 22, 2007

VCA is not a good school to send your child. The only plus VCA has to offer is a wonderful football team and coaching staff.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted February 19, 2005

Valley Christian Academy, an interdenominational Christian school, offers an excellent college prep program in a Christian atmosphere for students in grades 1-12. Class sizes are limited. Our Lions football team is ranked #1 in Texas Christian Athletic League and #5 in the country for 6 man football this year. We offer art, chorus, MathCounts, and Bible Quiz opportunities. Other sports offered are volleyball, basketball,golf, and tennis. We are accredited through ACTS and the State of New Mexico. Our active Parent Teacher Organization actively plans activities to involve VCA with the local community of Roswell. We encourage parent participation on all levels.
—Submitted by a parent


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 85% 26%
Hispanic 12% 59%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 1%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 10%
Black 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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2803 West 4th Street
Roswell, NM 88201
Phone: (575) 627-1500

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