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Academic & College Counseling

The Counseling Office provides both academic counseling and college counseling for all students. The Counseling Team works together to help students and families make informed academic choices for a successful high school journey. College counseling is woven through the high school experience in order to empower and equip students to make thoughtful and strategic post-secondary educational plans based on their strengths, interests and calling.  These goals are accomplished by:

Academic Counseling


  • Creation of an individualized 4 Year Plan with yearly updates
  • Classroom workshops focusing on study skills, academic planning, and spiritual gifting
  • PSAT testing (8th-12th grade)
  • Academic Support Coordinator
  • English Language Support Program

College Counseling


  • Individual college planning meetings
  • On Campus college fair and college representative visits
  • Career & Calling Day
  • College Essay Boot Camps
  • College Application Workshops
  • Family support navigating the college application process

Counseling Goals


Develop analytical thinking and creative problem solving, acclimation to high school environment and community, develop effective study skills and habits for academic rigor


Introduce high school expectations, curriculum, and evaluation systems and explain post-secondary education options and basic college admission criteria


Support student development as students differentiate academic interests and pathways


Promote career exploration and self-reflection


Explore the academic demands of advanced courses as students pursue college readiness and goals. Classroom presentations regarding college planning and individual plans


Refine post-secondary goals, research college options and create an action plan


Support the process of completing high school with strength and guidance as students transition to post-secondary endeavors.  Life Calling Bible course focused on defining student’s foundational values, strengths, areas for growth and personal mission


Implement post-secondary plan and transition beyond VCHS!

College Acceptances

Valley Christian graduates are doing amazing things all over the world. Below is a list of colleges and universities that have offered admission to VCHS graduates over the last three years.

  • American University of Paris
  • Arizona State University
  • Art College Center of Design
  • Art Institute of California
  • Auburn University
  • Azusa Pacific University
  • Baylor University
  • Biola University
  • Boston College
  • Brown University
  • California Baptist University
  • California Lutheran University
  • California Polytechnic, San Luis Obispo
  • California Polytechnic, Pomona
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Chapman University
  • Chowan University, NC
  • Claremont McKenna College
  • Clark Atlanta University
  • Colorado State University
  • Columbia University
  • Concordia University
  • Cornell University
  • CSU Chico
  • CSU East Bay
  • CSU Fresno
  • CSU Fullerton
  • CSU Long Beach University
  • CSU Monterey Bay
  • CSU San Diego
  • CSU San Francisco
  • CSU San Jose
  • CSU San Marcos
  • CSU Sonoma
  • Dominican University
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautics
  • Emory University, Georgia
  • Fordham University
  • George Fox University
  • George Washington University
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Gonzaga University
  • Grand Canyon University
  • Indiana University
  • Kings College London
  • Linfield College
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Michigan State University
  • Montana State University
  • Multnomah University, Oregon
  • New York University
  • Northeastern University
  • Northwest University
  • Notre Dame de Namur
  • Ohio State University
  • Oregon State University
  • Otterbein University, Ohio
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Pepperdine University
  • Point Loma University
  • Pomona College
  • Purdue University
  • Santa Clara University
  • Seattle Pacific University
  • Seton Hall University
  • Southern Methodist University
  • Southern Oregon University
  • Southwestern College
  • St. Johns, New York
  • St. Mary’s College of California
  • Texas A & M
  • Texas Christian University
  • The Citadel Military College
  • Trinity International University
  • Trinity Western University, Canada
  • UC Berkeley
  • UC Davis
  • UC Irvine
  • UCLA
  • UC Merced
  • UC Riverside
  • UC San Diego
  • UC Santa Barbara
  • UC Santa Cruz
  • College London, England
  • University of Arizona
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Colorado, Boulder
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • University of New Mexico
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Oregon
  • University of the Pacific
  • University of Portland
  • University of Redlands
  • University of San Diego
  • London University of San Francisco
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Washington
  • Utah State University
  • Vanguard University
  • Washington State University
  • Westmont College
  • Wheaton College
  • Whitman College
  • Whittier College
  • Whitworth University
  • William Jessup University

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