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 Preschool Curriculum and Programs
Our Preschool Program is designed to prepare students academically for our kindergarten and elementary programs (which are more reading-intensive in the early years). Individual classrooms are designed to meet the emerging needs and interests of the children in each class.
Gaarde Christian Day Care
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 Administration and Faculty
Gaarde Christian School 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 Preschool Faculty and Administration.