Why A Seventh-day Adventist Education?
Few decisions are as important, and as potentially life-changing, as choosing a school for your children. A Seventh-day Adventist education means high academic quality. It means caring, committed Christian teachers in a safe atmosphere of openness and acceptance. If that's what you're looking for, you'll find it at Yakima Adventist Christian School. As your children race headlong toward success, it's a choice that's truly safe and sound.
The Seventh-day Adventist Church operates one of the most extensive centralized Protestant educational systems in the world. Through a worldwide network of schools, Seventh-day Adventists seek to better humanity through providing education and vocational training. The Seventh-day Adventist Church operates 5,253 primary schools, 3,138 secondary schools, and 138 colleges, universities, and worker training institutions worldwide. Total enrollment is 1,254,179 students.
(Seventh-day Adventist World Church Statistics--2003)
The core values of Yakima Adventist Christian School are:
Relationship with Christ – Yakima Adventist Christian School is a school where students and staff actively seek a relationship with Christ through prayer, Bible study, service, and sharing Christ.
Family Atmosphere – We are an extension of the Christ centered family. Our teachers and staff provide a loving, safe environment where students may reach their maximum potential spiritually, academically, socially, and physically.
The Character of Christ – We strive to develop in our students the character qualities of Christ such as love, self-sacrifice, compassion, grace, honesty, respect, service, and integrity.
A Passion for Learning – We provide a high quality curriculum and seek to instill a lifelong love of learning. We equip our students with skill that allow success in life and eternity.
Diversity – We respect and welcome the diversity found in God’s creation including differences in economic status, capabilities, social backgrounds, ethnicity, physical attributes, gender, and religion.