Departments and Curriculum

Valley Christian High School encourages and guides students to give their best effort in pursuing excellence and maximizing the gifts God has provided them within a caring and supportive learning community.  At Valley, our faculty are invested in seeing our students succeed and will challenge and prepare them for college and for life. 

Our curriculum offerings include a wide range of courses in English, mathematics, science, social studies, langue, arts, Bible, business and many elective options.  Our eight-period academic day allows ample time for students to earn the necessary credits while also taking electives to discover their passions and gifts. Students must earn at least 28 credits in order to graduate. VCHS also currently offers 12 advanced classes in many different areas for students to take and earn college credit while attending Valley.

Graduation Requirements
To earn a Valley Christian diploma, students must earn a minimum of 28 credits and meet the following requirements:
SUBJECTCREDITS
Bible4.0
English4.0
Math4.0
Science3.0
Social Studies3.0
Foreign Language2.0
Business/Tech & CCL1.5
Fine Arts1.5
Physical Education1.0
Electives4.0
Grading System
Valley Christian uses the following grading system to assign grades for exams, quarters, semesters and transcripts.  In order to receive credit for a course, students must receive a 60 or better.
LETTER GRADENUMERIC GRADEUNWEIGHTED GPA
A90-1004.0
B80-893.0
C70-792.0
D60-691.0
F59 and below0.0
Each quarter, parents will receive a grade report electronically via an online grade book called RenWeb. In addition to grades, the report includes teachers’ written comments about the student’s in-class performance and attitude.

Typical Four-Year Plan

Bible 9 or Honors Bible

English 9 or Honors English

Math

Chem/Phys

Computer Literacy

Spanish I or American Sign Language I

Physical Education / Health Elective

Fine Arts (Recommended) or Study Hall

Bible 10 or Honors Bible 10

English 10 or Honors English 10

Math

Biology

World History

Spanish II or American Sign Language II

Electives or Study Hall (2 credits)

Bible 11 or Honors Bible 11

English 11

Math

U.S. History or AP/DE U.S. History

Chemistry or AP Chemistry

College. Career. Life. (one semester)

Speech (one semester)

Electives or Study Hall (2 credits)

Bible 12 or Honors Bible 12

English 12 or AP/DE English

Math

U.S. Government or AP/DE U.S. Government (one semester)

Economics or AP/DE Economics (one semester)

Electives or Study Hall (4 credits)

Departments


  • Arts
  • Bible
  • Business and Technology
  • English
  • Foreign Languages
  • Math
  • Physical Education
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Other