Gaarde Christian School (GCS) has been educating students in and around Tigard, Oregon, for 40 years. We are registered with the State of Oregon Department of Education and are an active member of the Association of Christian Schools International.
It is our mission to create a loving, Christian environment in which children are educated at a standard of excellence above reproach, from our Preschool Program all the way up through Middle School. Click to learn more about our mission and philosophy.
Our Elementary and Middle School Curriculum and Programs
Our Elementary and Middle School curriculum are Christ-centered and progressively developed to meet individual needs. We believe children learn best through active involvement in a loving environment, and intentionally strive to build such an environment in our classrooms and in our school. Our curriculum prepares the students for middle school and senior high. Classes are small and teachers work closely with students and their parents.
Gaarde Christian Day Care, a ministry of Faith Journey Church, is a state licensed Day Care that provides care for GCS students, as well as children in our community
. The Day Care hours are 7:00 am - 8:10 am and 11:30 am - 6:00 pm. Registration is required and an hourly rate is charged.
Our Elementary and Middle School Administration and Faculty
GCS is a ministry of Faith Journey Church. We are blessed to have an outstanding faculty with a wealth of experience and education. They are committed to creating a loving, Christian environment in which our students can grow, learn and excel.
Click to learn more about our Elementary and Middle School Faculty and Administration.