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Our Mission

The mission of Valley Christian Junior High is for students to know Jesus Christ as their personal Savior, live like Him, and prepare academically, physically, socially and spiritually, enabled to make a difference in the world.

Our Motto

HONORING CHRIST THROUGH EXCELLENCE is our motto. We are devoted to creating a Christ-centered environment and pursuing excellence in all we do.

CHALLENGING ACADEMICS

CHAMPIONSHIP ATHLETICS

AWARD-WINNING ARTS

ENROLLMENT

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STUDENTS ATTENDING COLLEGE

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Academics

A college prep emphasis with Biblical integration in every course. Over the past three years, our graduates have earned more than $50,000 in college scholarships on average and more than 97% have been accepted to the school of their first choice. Our graduates feed into top private schools, state university honors programs and out-of-state public institutions. The V.I.N.E. Special Education program also allows for individualized instruction.

Arts

A nationally-recognized choir and award winning instrumental music, drama and visual arts program offers students a broad range of creative opportunities. Students produce exceptional work and share their gifts with thousands every year in productions, exhibits and performances.

Athletics

In 30 years, Trojan athletic teams have won 66 state championships. We offer 18 AIA sanctioned interscholastic sports. The inaugural recipient of the Arizona Director’s Cup Award and seven-time recipient of the Overall Excellence Award. In 2015, the athletic program was voted the Best Athletic Program in Arizona by USA Today.

Spiritual Life

In addition to every course being instructed from a distinctly Christian worldview, our students experience daily Bible classes and devotionals, weekly Chapels and small discipleship groups. Students drive our Chapels and are engaged with the planning and production each week.

Student Life

Students are involved in a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities through various clubs, activities and organizations. Opportunities for community include Homecoming Week, home games, school dances and assemblies, Thanksgiving Vespers and Trojan Tournament.

Advanced Classes

Students can choose to enroll in AP or Dual Enrollment courses to earn college credit while at VCJH.

Calendar

Valley Christian follows a semester system with a 40 week school year and a rotating daily class schedule.

Graduation Requirements

Students who attend VCJH all four years must accumulate a minimum of 28 credits.

The Results

Valley Christian Junior High students are prepared to attend college after high school. Over the last five years, 98% of our students attended college after graduating from Valley. Wherever our graduates end up, they are prepared to make a difference in the world.

Faculty and Staff

Our highly qualified teachers and staff are mature in their faith and mentor students in their spiritual and academic development. VCJH faculty includes 34 full-time teachers with more than 50% holding advanced degrees. VCJH also employs 23 administrative and part-time staff. The student to teacher ratio is 12:1.