Cherish Santamaria is a VCA Alumni who has returned to support VCA as a Preschool Aide, Middle School S.T.E.M Specials Teacher, and Middle School Electives.
“I attended VCA from Pre-school all the way through 5th grade. I continued my education in Christian schools. I am now pursuing a degree in Elementary Education through Arizona Christian University. I have spent time volunteering in my mother’s (Alice Santamaria) 3rd grade classroom. I have enjoyed volunteering at Journey Church in the Pre-school and Elementary Children’s Ministries.”  

Igniting Hearts. Unleashing Minds


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 >>


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

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