Mission Statement

     Vernon Christian School is

equipping students for a life of discipleship by providing excellent education in a Christ-centered community

The 3 Key Elements that define our Mission Statement are…
1. Christ-Centered Community

  • partnership of school, home, and church
  • biblical foundation for community standards and accountability
  • grace-filled environment, built on relationship and shared vision
  • spirit of service – time and resources
  • commitment of encouragement, support and prayer
  • uniqueness and giftedness of each individual is celebrated
  • joys, as well as burdens, are shared through times of blessing and in times of suffering
2. Excellent Education

  • biblical foundation of ALL curriculum & programs – content and practice
  • deeply rooted in the knowledge that Christ is Lord and Saviour of creation and life
  • aspires to high standards in all areas: curriculum, instruction, achievement, work habits, extra-curricular activities, facilities, finances, etc.
  • addresses the whole student: intellectual, spiritual, physical, social and emotional development
  • relevant and engaging learning experiences
  • adapts to society’s changing demands and new understandings of how students learn
3. Life of Discipleship

  • biblical literacy – understanding God’s Word
  • responding to God with faith and obedience
  • heart for service
  • stewardship (environmental, political, economic)
  • character – biblical standards of behaviour and morality
  • cultural engagement – discerning and renewing society to build God’s kingdom
  • wellness / healthy living
  • discovering and developing vocational gifts and skills
  • pursuing wisdom and justice