Valley Christian High School (San Jose, California)
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|Valley Christian High School|
"Quest for Excellence"
|100 Skyway Drive
San Jose, California 95111
|Religious affiliation(s)||non-denominational Christian|
|Principal||Mark A. Lodewyk|
|President||Dr. Clifford E. Daugherty, Ed.D|
|Student to teacher ratio||15:1|
|Color(s)||Navy Blue, Columbia Blue, and White|
|Athletics||48 teams in 15 sports|
|Athletics conference||West Catholic Athletic League|
|Average SAT scores (2011)||1680 |
Valley Christian High School is a Christian secondary school located in San Jose, California. It was founded in 1956 by Dave Wallace. As of 2011[update], the school principal is Mark A. Lodewyk. As of the fall of 1999, the Valley Christian High School and Junior High School have been relocated to the Skyway Campus located in south San Jose after the reopening of Branham High School.
Since its founding, Valley Christian has offered a wide variety of sports for its students, currently with over 53 different teams. The Warriors are the only non-Catholic members of the West Catholic Athletic League, which they joined in 2003.
|Fall||Cross Country, Water Polo, American football, Golf (girls), Tennis (girls)|
|Winter||Basketball, Wrestling, Soccer, Volleyball (girls)|
|Spring||Baseball, Track and Field, Golf (boys), Tennis (boys), Volleyball (boys), Badminton, Swimming|
- Ariel Hsing, Table Tennis National Champion of table tennis.
- Mike Rouse, Major League Baseball shortstop player for the Cleveland Indians, was named to the roster in October 2003 for the USA Baseball Olympic Team.
- Ellen Chapman, Miss California USA 2004
- Joy Williams, Christian vocalist, member of The Civil Wars and two-time Grammy Award-winner
- JJ Heller, Christian folk singer. Two songs that charted. "Your Hands" (2008, Painted Red), "What Love Really Means" (When I'm with You); both peaked at number 13
- Ronnie Harris, NFL Football player (Seahawks, Falcons)
- Chantelle Paige (musician), Member of R&B group Flipsyde
- Kevin Jurovich, formerly on the roster for the San Francisco 49ers
- Byron Marshall, Running Back for the NFL Philadelphia Eagles
- Rusty Varenkamp, GMA Dove Awarding-winning music producer
- Collin Johnson, Wide Receiver for the NCAA Texas Longhorns