“Seeking the Mind of Christ” – Phillippians 2:5

The mission of Montebello Christian School is to direct students in an understanding of a God-created world view. Using a biblically integrated curriculum, students will develop spiritually, intellectually, physically and socially. This will equip them to discern truth, leading toward a lifetime commitment of doing God’s will.

“And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man.”  Luke 2:52

Montebello Christian School will prepare its students to:

GROW SPIRITUALLY“Grow in favor with God” by being students who:

  • Study the Bible as God’s inspired Word, developing
    attitudes of love and respect for it.
  • Follow Jesus Christ as their Savior and Lord.
  • Desire to know God’s will as revealed in the Scripture, carrying out God’s will daily and in the future.
  • Apply moral values as related to spiritual truth, developing the mind of Christ.
  • Develop self-discipline and responsibility based on respect and submission to God and all other authority.
  • Grow in Christian leadership.
  • Seek spiritual counsel at times of need.
  • Are actively involved in a local church.

DEVELOP PHYSICALLY“Grow in stature, health & stamina” by being students who:

  • Understand the need to develop and maintain physically fit bodies, avoiding detrimental habits because the body is the temple of the Holy Spirit.
  • Have developed motor skills and athletic skills according to their individual readiness.
  • Are informed and practice concepts of health, physical fitness, personal hygiene, human development, and sexual purity.
  • Understand that maintaining a healthy body maximizes the total effectiveness of a person committed to serving God and mankind.

PURSUE KNOWLEDGE“Grow in wisdom, knowledge and pursuit of truth” by being students who:

  • Endeavor to develop their full academic potential according to their God-created individual ability.
  • Understand that all subjects are related to the world God created.
  • Practice good study habits.
  • Are capable in communicating through listening, speaking, reading, writing and the arts.
  • Think critically which includes discernment of biblical truth.
  • Are competent in calculation and logical thinking.
  • Are committed to a life long habit of learning.
  • Are prepared academically with current, relevant curriculum and technology to live a God-centered life in the environment of today’s world.

DEVELOP PHYSICALLY“Grow in favor with man in Christ-like behavior” by being students who:

    • Develop their individual personalities to their full potential, realizing that they are, each one, created in the image of God, and thus, are encouraged to experience joy in being themselves.
    • Love others as creations of God, appreciating differences in ethnicity and culture.
  • Demonstrate positive, productive Christian citizenship through understanding dependence on others, and responsibility toward others, in the peer group, community, nation and world.
  • Apply problem-solving strategies to real life scenarios.
  • Seek God’s direction for their future.
  • Understand God’s plan for the Christian home, and are equipped with Christian attitudes and goals toward their own future establishment of lifestyle for single life and/or marriage and family life.
  • Are aware that God has provided material for our use, but the use of these possessions must be kept in perspective, and used to His glory.