The 21st-century vision for Los Altos Christian Schools (LACS) is to be a Christ-centered community, which develops graduates to encompass values of leadership, academics, character, and service. LACS empowers students to be leaders in their own lives by emphasizing personal responsibility, self-advocacy, and effective interpersonal skills.
LACS equips students by providing a challenging academic environment through caring and rigorous instruction. The curriculum encourages innovative and critical thinking, strong communication skills, and effective skill to real-life application. LACS actively promotes knowledge and understanding of God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ, which will transform all aspects of the student’s life and character. Social-emotional learning is incorporated in all areas of student life. LACS nurtures a community of diverse learners where students, parents, and faculty support each other and positively influence the world around them.
LEADERSHIP—LACS encourages students to be “leaders in their own lives” by emphasizing personal responsibility, self-advocacy, and effective interpersonal skills.
ACADEMICS—LACS provides students with a challenging academic environment through a curriculum that encourages critical thinking, strong communication skills, and effective skills application.
CHARACTER—LACS integrates a thorough knowledge of God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ, into all aspects of the school’s life.
SERVICE—LACS nurtures a community of students, parents, and staff who seek to actively support each other and positively influence the world around them.
Goals for Graduates
COMMITTED CHRISTIANS who understand that Salvation only comes through the Lord Jesus Christ, demonstrate how to use the Bible as a guidebook for life and share this saving faith with others.
EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATORS who read, write, speak, listen and respond appropriately in differing situations.
CRITICAL THINKERS who apply problem-solving strategies to real-life situations.
QUALITY PRODUCERS who develop their God-given talents and abilities by showing responsibility, organization, and innovation as they pursue their goals.
COMMUNITY PARTICIPANTS who contribute positively and productively to their community, both locally and globally.