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Big Valley Christian Junior High School

Our Big Valley Christian School junior high program challenges 7th and 8th-grade students to grow intellectually, spiritually, physically, and socially. We provide a program that prepares students academically so that they will be equipped to succeed at the next level of their education. In addition, students are encouraged to participate in athletics, drama, music, and other co-curricular activities.

This period of early adolescence is a time of transition, questioning, openness, and decision. Students in this age group are establishing themselves as Christian young people with a faith of their own. At Big Valley Christian School, the unique needs of junior high school students are addressed by developing students academically and providing a solid biblical foundation of learning. Additionally, all junior high school students are assigned a home base teacher who takes on a mentoring role throughout the school year.

Core Classes

Bible
Biblical Survey of the Life of Christ

Math
Math 7, Pre-Algebra or Algebra

English
Grammar, Vocabulary, Literature, and Writing

Science
Life Science or Physical Science

History
World History or U.S. History

Physical Education

Elective Classes

Band
Art
JH Worship Team
S.A.L.T
Yearbook
Math Tutorial
Earthmovers
Student Government
Study Hall
Tech Team

Spiritual Growth

Opportunities

Regular weekly chapels are an integral part of our program
Student chapels emphasize character education, worship and challenge personal spiritual growth.

Student-led worship and Bible study opportunities are also available
Lionhearts club focuses on equipping young men to be warriors for Christ

Retreats & Missions

Student body works with local agencies to serve our community:
Graffiti wipeout
Relay for Life
Local nursing homes
Head Start Preschools
Canned food drives
Shoebox project

Scientific field trips are part of our curriculum at each grade level.

8th-grade students may attend a week long Historical Studies Washington DC Tour for an additional cost.

Co-Curricular

Elected Student Government leaders plan events for the student body.

Drama, Art and Music opportunities are available for students.

Other competitive curricular opportunities may include:
ACSI Spelling Bee
ACSI Speech Meet
Choral Festival
Math Olympics
Science Olympiad
National Junior Honor Society available to qualified students

Our Facility

Modern 67,000 square foot secure facility

Science labs, computer lab, media center, multi-purpose room/cafeteria, and gymnasium

Junior High/High School campus includes football field complex, baseball field, and softball field