Linfield Christian School is an independent college preparatory school that exists to develop and inspire students —
To know Jesus Christ as Lord
To love others as themselves
To grow in knowledge and skill
— in order that they may serve the Lord and the world through their character and leadership.
Student Learning Outcomes
In a Christ-centered college preparatory environment, Linfield Christian School students will:
- Articulate fundamentals of the Christian faith and apply biblical principles in daily life
- Apply critical thinking, creative problem-solving, and proficiency in all academic disciplines
- Display effective skills of communication and demonstrate creative expression
- Model good character through personal discipline and respect for others
- Contribute time, energy, and talent to positively impact our culture, community, and world
Linfield offers a rigorous academic college-preparatory program rooted in and shaped by a Christian perspective. The curriculum at the high school adheres to the entrance requirements of the University of California. In addition to college preparation, studies in the Middle and High Schools encourage students in the areas of skill and character development, as well as moral judgment that will increase their potential for success in the business and professional world. Bible classes are an integral part of the academic program offered by Linfield; attendance at chapel services is required.
The curriculum at the Middle School includes: Bible, literature/language, mathematics, physical education, science, history and geography. Electives are offered in Associated Student Body, drama, yearbook, speech/photo journalism, beginning Spanish, Critical Thinking Lab, academic enrichment, American Sign Language, and mathematics tutorials.
The excellent academic program at the Elementary School provides a foundation for lifelong learning in a nurturing environment. A strong academic curriculum is offered in the core subjects: reading, mathematics, science, and history. Bible, Spanish, art appreciation, performing arts, technology and physical education serve to build a well-rounded program. Educational field trips and assemblies, reading incentive programs, band, honor choir, chess club, and sports camps offer enrichment opportunities.Click here to learn more about Academics
Membership & Accreditation
The school is governed by a Board of Trustees, accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and holds membership in the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and California Interscholastic Federation (CIF). Linfield is also a member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling and subscribes to the Statement of Principles and Good Practice.
The school year, which begins in late August and ends in mid June, is divided into two semesters with vacations at Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, and observances of national holidays. Classes meet five days a week beginning at 7:55 a.m. and ending at 2:40 p.m. for Elementary students and beginning at 7:50 a.m. and ending between 2:00-3:00 (depending on the day of the week) for students in Grades 6-12.
Student /faculty ratio is currently 19:1.
Of the 66 faculty members (in 2015-2016), 25 hold master’s degrees, and 2 hold doctorate degrees.