Junior High School

The Junior High School provides sixth, seventh and eighth grade students with a nurturing environment as they explore a departmentalized approach for all subjects.  With a variety of academic options, students will be able to pursue knowledge at a level that meets their specific needs.  Students will also be able to explore unique opportunities through the diverse selection of electives that accompany the core academic courses.

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On September 24, 2013, US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recognized Valley Christian Junior High School as an Exemplary High Performing Blue Ribbon School. Founded in 1982, the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes public and private elementary, middle, and high schools where students perform at very high levels or where significant improvements are being made in students' academic achievement. A National Blue Ribbon Schools flag overhead has become a mark of excellence in education recognized by everyone from parents to policy-makers in thousands of communities. 22 junior high schools were recognized nationally and only three of those were private schools, VCJH was the only one in California.

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Schools recognized for this award have demonstrated excellence in math and science education and their ability to promote students problem solving, critical thinking and collaboration skills, areas called 21st century skills by educators. Find out more about this award, click here.

Meet the Faculty & Staff

Teacher Spotlight

  Mr. Dwain Fairweather
  Dwain Fairweather is kindly referred to as the
  Renaissance Man of Valley Christian Junior High.
  This is not because he teaches the Renaissance,
  but because he is truly an educator that can do it all!

JH Faculty   Read more about all of Valley
  Christian Junior High's excellent staff.

General Overview

Emphasis is placed on preparing students for the comprehensive curriculum of the high school by developing good study skill and discipline for more advanced academic work. Honors classes are offered in English, Math and Science.

Core classes include Bible, English, Math, Physical Education, Science and History. Elective course offerings at the Junior High School are outstanding and a partial list includes instrumental and vocal music classes, art, computer animation, DVD yearbook, yearbook, Spanish, Latin, computer keyboarding and journalism.

By the time students reach the high school, they have honed their critical and analytical skills and are ready to meet the demands of a challenging curriculum. Students are required to pass a constitution test, typing/MS applications test and writing proficiency exam before matriculating to the high school level.

Contact Information

Valley Christian Junior High School

100 Skyway Drive, Suite 130
San Jose, CA 95111 - Map
408.513.2460 phone
408.513.2472 fax
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