FAQ

What grades does WVCS serve?

    We have preschool (ages 3 & 4) through 12th grade.

 

How old does my child need to be to start preschool or kindergarten?

     Preschool students need to have turned 3 by September 1st.  They must also be potty-trained.

     Kindergarten students need to have turned 5 by September 1st.

 

How much does it cost?

     Tuition varies depending on the grade level.  Our tuition schedule may be found here.  We do have financial assistance available, and there is a discount for early payment as well as having multiple children at WVCS.

 

What curriculum do you use?

     WVCS uses a variety of materials, all taught with a Biblical worldview.  Please contact the office if you would like to view our materials or set up a time to speak with our Administrator. Cirriculum Components

 

Are you affiliated with a church?

     WVCS is an independent, non-denominational school.  Our families represent 30+ Christian churches in the area, but the school is not affiliated with a church.

 

Do you use standardized testing?

     WVCS uses the TerraNova tests through ACSI for students in grades 1 through 10.  Our 11th grade students take the PSAT.

 

Will a graduate of WVCS be able to attend a state or college university?

     YES!  WVCS requires more than what the state of Oregon requires to receive a diploma.  Our College-Prep Diploma is accepted at any college or university in the United States.  WVCS is accredited through NWAC and is a member of ACSI.  Additionally, our juniors and seniors have the opportunity to earn College-Concurrent Credit through Northwest Nazarene University at an additonal cost.

 

Can I volunteer in my child's classroom?

     Yes - we have a volunteer program called Friends of the School in which families volunteer 50 hours of service in liew of a $500 non-participation fee (25 hours for 1/2 day kindergarte.  Preschool famlies are exempt).  There are a number of ways you may volunteer including (but not limited to):

          * Serving on the Benefit Auction Committee

          * Bringing staff treats (Fridays)

          * Driving students to/from field trips and/or athletic events

          * Volunteer Coordinator

          * Campus Clean-Up Day

          * Speaking to our Career Ed students

          * Purchasing Scrip

          * Participating in the Iris Festival Parade

          * Working in elementary classrooms

          * Antique Powerland (summer)

     

 

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