Mission + Values
Christ First, Education Second to None!
Statement of Faith
The general nature and object of Banner Christian School shall be:
to conduct an institution or institutions of learning for the general education of youth in the essentials of culture and its arts and sciences, giving special emphasis to the Christian faith and the ethic revealed in the Holy Scriptures.
to prepare young people academically and spiritually to contribute to society; and
to affirm and teach the divine inspiration of the entire Bible, the creation of man by the direct act of God, the incarnation and virgin birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, His identification as the Son of God, His vicarious atonement for our sins by the shedding of His blood on the cross, the resurrection of His body from the tomb, His power to save mankind from sin, the new birth through the regeneration by the Holy Spirit, the gift of eternal life by the grace of God, the second coming of our Lord, the resurrection of the living and the dead, and the final judgment of all mankind.
Banner Christian is a discipleship school. Our desire is to serve Christian families by providing them an opportunity to train their children to think biblically and gain a solid foundation in Truth.
Banner strives to lead each student into a personal, actively growing relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ.
A biblical philosophy of education is foundational to all policies and procedures.
Christian administrators and faculty model Christian teaching and leading.
Banner students will be taught to process information through a biblical world-view.
Banner offers Christian families the opportunity to nurture and discipline their children for lives of service to God and society.
Banner is an academic institution designed to educate children with excellence. Every teacher at Banner is a professing Christian who holds at least a bachelor’s degree and necessary credentials as approved by ACSI.
The Scripture is revered as the Word of God and is taught as Truth.
Instructors are committed to the integration of faith and high academic standards in all disciplines.
The teaching of the Bible as a core subject is essential to the complete academic curriculum.
At Banner, we believe it is important to be good stewards of the resources with which God has blessed us. It is necessary to have a strong development plan that is shared with the community to map our vision for the school.
The use of time, talent, and resources are to be directed by principles mandated in the Word of God.
Banner believes that practicing good citizenship is part of modeling Christ-likeness.
Banner consistently evaluates and assesses for improvement. IV. Three and five year plans are revised periodically to ensure the vitality of Banner for years to come.
Interaction with God’s people helps promote unity and purpose within a Christian school.
Banner is a parent-friendly school, encouraging parents and others to become involved.
Parents are invited to volunteer at the school in many capacities and are encouraged to join in our daily praise and worship time.
The school community (the Board of Trustees, administration, faculty, students, and parents) seek to treat one another, and the larger community with love, justice, humility, and service.
The teaching/learning process reflects a Christ-like sensitivity, relevant to a diverse school community.
Banner business development, marketing, personnel, and governmental relations will remain thoroughly Christian.