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The K-12 Difference

Founded in 1960 with the mission to equip students to lead, serve, and impact their communities and the world, Valley Christian Schools (VCS) is a private, K-12 Christian school located in San Jose, California. VCS provides rigorous, college-preparatory programs while challenging students in their individual Quest for Excellence.



The Quest for Excellence begins at Valley Christian Elementary School (VCES), where students pursue Academic Achievement, Artistic Beauty, and Athletic Distinction. We integrate our unique educational approach into all aspects of our elementary school, from classroom instruction to after-school enrichment. VCES blends the God-given talents of every student with extraordinary opportunities.

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Named a National Blue Ribbon School in 2013, Valley Christian Junior High School (VCJH) offers sixth, seventh, and eighth-grade students a nurturing and lively learning environment as we bridge the gap between the elementary years and high school. Our commitment is to foster the growth of the whole individual, where each student is deeply valued and inspired to pursue their passions.

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Since being founded in 1960, Valley Christian High School (VCHS) offers engaging academics partnered with award-winning programs in art, business, science, and athletics to support students in cultivating their God-given talents in a customized college preparatory program. The student community embodies the Christian spirit through global and Bay Area-focused service projects, laying the foundation for students to graduate and live lives of character, service, and influence.

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