Yucaipa Christian Schools are committed, in partnership with the home and the church, to thoroughly develop the child in his/her spiritual, mental, emotional, social, and physical needs through a balanced, Christ-centered, quality education based on the Truth of God’s Word.
It has always been a part of God’s plan that parents are
ultimately responsible for the education and development of their children (Deuteronomy 6:6-9; Ephesians 6). As a campus of Yucaipa Valley Christian School District, the general purpose of Yucaipa Christian School and Yucaipa Christian Preschool is to assist parents with this God-given responsibility and to assist the student in discovering and developing his individual uniqueness and talents. We will establish and guide learning experiences that will assist each student to become a maturing Christian, and eventually a responsible and productive member of society.
EXPECTED SCHOOL-WIDE LEARNING RESULTS
Our goal for students at YCS is that they will:
Learn Christian truth as a guide for life By:
- Demonstrating discernment between truth and error.
- Acknowledgment of the existence of absolute moral principles.
- Demonstration of Biblical character qualities.
Aspire to high academics by:
- Showing proficiency in essential literacy and mathematical skills and being able to apply them.
- Demonstrating critical-thinking and problem-solving skills and applying these skills to new situations.
Develop an awareness of the World through:
- Understanding of historical, scientific, literacy, artistic, and musical influences.
- Understanding of and appreciation for the beauty, order, and complexity of God’s creation.
Prepare for informed, productive citizenship by:
- Developing a Christian worldview, that integrates life and studies with the Bible.
- An understanding of the American character and essential American values, including the contributions of diverse individuals and cultural groups.
Be technologically literate through:
- Competency in basic computer use, a variety of software applications, and telecommunications.
- The ability to identify, utilize, and adapt to changing technology.
Be health-conscious individuals who:
- Demonstrate an understanding of spiritual, social, mental, and physical wellness from a Biblical perspective.
- Acquire basic recreational and fitness skills to achieve a healthful lifestyle.
- Have knowledge and awareness of good health, nutrition, fitness, and high-risk behaviors.
SPIRITUAL GROWTH OBJECTIVES
- To teach that the Bible is the inspired and infallible authoritative Word of God, thus developing attitudes of love and respect toward it. (2 Timothy 3:15-17; 2 Peter 1:20-21)
- To teach the basic doctrines of the Bible. (Titus 2:1)
- To provide opportunities for the student to confess Christ as Savior and Lord. (Romans 10:9-10)
- To teach the student to know and obey the will of God as revealed in the Scriptures, thus equipping the student to carry out God’s will daily. (Romans 12:1-2; 2 Timothy 2:15; Deuteronomy 26:16-17)
- To impart an understanding of each Christian’s place in the Body of Christ, and its worldwide mission, by developing a concern for the spiritual, social, and physical needs of the world. (Ephesians 4:12; 1 Corinthians 12:1-31; Matthew 28:18-20)
- To teach Biblical character qualities and provide opportunities for the students to demonstrate these qualities. (1 Samuel 16:7; Galatians 5:22-23)
- To teach the student how to develop the mind of Christ towards godliness. (Philippians 2:5; 1 Timothy 4:7)
- To encourage the student to develop self-discipline and responsibility from God’s perspective. (1 Timothy 4:7; 1 Corinthians 9:24-27)
- To teach the student respect for and submission to authority from God’s perspective. (Romans 13:1-7; Hebrews 13:17; Ephesians 6:1-3)
- To help the student develop a Christian worldview by integrating life and all studies with the Bible. (2 Peter 1:3)
- To teach the student to hide God’s Word in his heart through memorization and meditation. (Psalm 119:11; Psalm 1:2)
- To teach the student how to study God’s Word. (2 Timothy 2:15)
- To strive for excellence in a quality, Christian education program which glorifies God. (Colossians 3:23; 2 Timothy 2:15)
- To develop understanding of and appreciation for the beauty, order, and complexity of God’s creation. (Genesis 1:28; Job 12:7-10; Colossians 1:16)