MISSION & CORE VALUES

VCA Mission Statement

 

We exist to educate students to:

 

  • Know Christ Personally 

  • Excel Academically

  • Transform Communities for God’s Glory

VCA Core Values

Bible-Based Worldview—”But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect.” I Peter 3:15 We seek to produce graduates who believe that the inerrancy and completeness of Scripture forms the foundation of a Biblical worldview. Therefore, truth and virtue are based on this foundation.

We are committed to:

  • Governing ourselves according to Biblical principals
  • The fact that all Truth is God’s truth
  • Integrating faith and learning in all subjects and throughout all extracurricular activities
  • Giving students myriad opportunities to learn about, memorize, and recite Scriptures and stories from the Bible
  • Teaching Bible as a core subject in the academic curriculum

 

 

Christ-centered—”I press on toward the goal to win the prize for when God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 3:14

We seek to produce graduates who are passionate about following the call of Jesus Christ in their lives.

We are committed to:

  • Seeking and retaining qualified employees whose actions and attitudes reflect that of Christ
  • Giving students multiple opportunities to place their faith in Christ
  • Discipling students through chapels, monthly character trait focus, and classroom discussions
  • Seeking His guidance through daily prayer and devotion as a staff
  • Seeking His guidance through daily prayer and devotion in each classroom
  • Encouraging families to lead their children in a growing relationship with Christ
  • Partnering with families who are supportive of Christian education

 

Excellence—”Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men.” Colossians 3:23

We seek to produce graduates who are well-equipped with tools to meet current and future challenges. We believe in the importance of the Arts as demonstrated academically, in our extra-curriculars and through public performance.

We are committed to:

  • Teaching students to give their best effort in academics, arts, sports, and personal life
  • Teaching students to show excellence in academic scholarship, requiring them to learn to read well, write well, think well, and speak well through academically-rigorous course work in all subjects
  • Professional growth at all levels of the institution, seeking to be a humble, continuously improving community growing in excellence
  • Providing a Christ-centered, high-quality fine Arts program reflecting commitment to the Biblical aesthetic and exposing students to multiple opportunities to learn, create, and present their gifting’s in various artistic modalities

 

Courageous Leadership—”Be strong and of good courage—do not be afraid.” Joshua 1:9b

We seek to partner with families to raise students who are transformed through their relationship with Christ; students who are building leadership qualities by following in His footsteps and growing in Him.

Students who:

  • Are equipped with a strong Biblical foundation
  • Have strong convictions of service to school, communities, and country
  • Have the ability to speak/perform well in small and large group settings
  • Have strong and developed character qualities which are nurtured/developed throughout their education
  • Have high integrity to reflect and glorify God
  • Have a strong prayer and devotion life
  • Have opportunities to identify gifting and leadership skills by taking advantage of extracurricular programs, specials, and clubs in various mediums (Music, sports, Art, Academics, Technology)

 

Community—”These commandments that I give you today…Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. … Write them on the doorframes of your houses and on your gates.” Deuteronomy 6:6-9

We seek to build a strong community within our school and body in order to support families. The Christian Family is God’s training ground for preparing future generation to know and serve Him.

We will:

  • Develop relationships with our school community through family events
  • Foster a sense of unity in Christ with in our school community
  • Encourage families to become a part of a vibrant local body of believers
  • Develop relationships with families and provide support and training resource for them

 

Grateful Stewardship—”As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace.” I Peter 4:10

We seek to develop graduates who are appreciative of God’s provision and blessing their live.

Students who:

  • Use their talents to further the body of Christ
  • Learn and practice Godly principles of handling money
  • Take pride in caring for our school and all of the facilities and equipment therein
  • Caring for God’s creation through recycling, reusing, and not wasting

 

Humble Service—”Whoever wants to become great among us must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be your slave-just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life as a ransom for many.” Matthew 20:26-28

We seek to develop graduates who are trained, directed, and inspired to acts of humble service.

We are committed to:

 

  • Demonstrating service and mission work from a school and staff level as an example to students
  • Creating opportunities for serving each other (classmates, staff, facility) within our school
  • Serving our neighborhood (hospital, nursing homes, CES/CMS, Clemenceau Museum)
  • Serving our broader community (the mission, needy, food pantry)
  • Serving the world; (Queen Street Baptist Sister School, Belize City, Belize)

Igniting Hearts. Unleashing Minds

ABOUT US

We are a vibrant community who exist for the purpose of assisting families in their God-given call to educate their children. We partner with a variety of families including those who are looking for a strong Christian foundation as well as those who are passionate about finding a safe environment with high expectations and quality academics. Located on the campus of the Verde Community Church we are blessed to have bright spacious classrooms, a full-size gymnasium, and a large playground complete with a plethora of equipment More Info >>

OFFICE HOURS

Daily Office Hours
Monday - Friday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Summer Hours
Monday - Thursday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm