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Valor Christian High School is a non-denominational independent day school serving 9th through 12th grade students. We are committed to honoring the Lord Jesus Christ and teaching from a biblical worldview.

Founded in 2006, Valor opened its doors to 155 students in 2007. We have since experienced vigorous and exciting growth. Approximately 1,200 students and 200+ faculty and staff now call themselves Valor Eagles.

We are a joy filled community, growing and thriving together on our state-of-the art campus situated on 35 beautiful acres in the heart of Highlands Ranch, Colorado.

Whatever you do, do it from the heart, as something done for the Lord and not for people.

- Colossians 3:23

About Valor

Valor Christian High School is dedicated to honoring God in all we do, recognizing that He is the author and creator of every good thing that we know and experience. We see the world through this lens of faith, engaging our culture and with curiosity, integrity, and courage.
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Accreditation and Accolades

 


 


National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence

In 2015 we were honored to be named a National Blue Ribbon School by the United States Department of Education. This award is the highest national honor a school can receive. More recently, in 2021, we were named a National Blue Ribbon School again, a rare distinction for schools. As a private school, Valor is recognized for its overall academic excellence and breadth of co-curricular offerings and opportunities. We are deeply honored to have received this award, and grateful to our distinguished faculty who helped us achieve this esteemed recognition.

ACSI, Cognia & CESA

We are fully accredited with the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and were selected in 2015 as one of the first schools in the world to achieve ACSI Exemplary Accreditation status. Valor is also fully accredited with Cognia, the world’s largest education community, representing nearly 15 million students in 23,000 schools in 65 countries. ACSI and Cognia operate under a co-accreditation agreement allowing Valor to possess accreditation through both associations. Valor is also fully accredited with and a Charter Member of the Council on Educational Standards & Accountability (CESA).


The Pursuit of Excellence

To have an impact in our world, our contributions must reflect the very best of Christ-centered thinking and commitment. Through the pursuit of excellence, Valor students will be well equipped to influence the world around them. This is not a pursuit of perfection, but rather a recognition that we want to offer God our best, and that influence in our culture requires quality and excellence to be effective. Through this pursuit we believe we can offer restoration and hope to a world that needs Jesus Christ.


Our Student-Focused Team

Our team is called to serve the Lord by serving our students. We want to walk hand-in-hand with our students and help them with their daily academic and co-curricular pursuits while encouraging and supporting them in their walk with Jesus Christ. Our goal is to love our students well, coming alongside them throughout their Valor journey and beyond.


Faith is a Journey

We recognize that students and families are at different points in their faith journey, and it is important to us that any family considering Valor be open to the claims of Christ. We ask every student to be willing to consider the truth of the Bible and that the teachings of Jesus Christ are given a fair hearing. We expect students to refrain from anything that would discourage other students from doing the same. We remain open to different faith backgrounds, students who are considering their faith for the first time, and students who haven't grown up in the church.

 

Valor by the Numbers

194

Number of Courses Offered

114

Total AP Scholars

11

Student to Faculty Ratio

15

National Merit Students (Class of 2022)

1218

2021-2022 Enrollment

78

Faculty with Advanced Degrees