Mission & History
To honor Jesus Christ by making disciples and teaching them to love God and people.
Grace Brethren Schools, in partnership with church and family, proclaim Christ in all we do. We will nurture the whole student in an academic environment through a Biblical world-view, providing an opportunity for each one to mature in Christ and to accurately handle the word of truth in a secular world.
Statement Of Philosophy
Verses: I Corinthians 8:6, Colossians 1:16-17 The education process is dependent upon basic philosophy to provide the right viewpoint, basic truths, and principles for interpreting the facts encountered in life and the study of all subject matter. We believe that the concepts foundational to this truth are: click to read more...
The process of Christian education includes the integration of scriptural truth in every academic discipline and in every activity of school life as a primary goal.More specifically, our program seeks to show God revealed in His Word and in creation and to guide the student into conformity with His revealed will.The ultimate objective is that God be glorified in the life of the student (Romans 11:36). In order to realize these foundational goals, the following educational objectives are emphasized: click to read more...
Expected School-wide Learning Results
Our Expected School-wide Learning Results (ESLR’s) represent a condensed version of our Statement of Philosophy and Educational Purpose. In order to replicate our ESLR’s and to maintain a commitment to them, we have adopted the acrostic “GBS”. Each letter represents the future of Grace Brethren School students’ success as they matriculate to the next level of learning and life.
in the grace and knowledge of Jesus Christ
competence through academic excellence
Christ through a lifetime of obedience
Statement of Faith
BIBLE: The Word of God, the sixty-six Books of the Old and New Testaments, verbally inspired in all parts and wholly without error as originally given of God (2 Timothy 3:16; 2 Peter 1:21). The One True God: existing eternally as three persons – the Father, Son and Holy Spirit (Luke 3:22; Matthew 28:19; 2 Corinthians 13:14). click to read the full statement of faith...
Truly an experience of God's grace and application of His sovereign hand, Grace Brethren Schools began in 1978 as a preschool only. Based on the initial demand expressed by parents for an elementary school, five men from Grace Brethren Church began to pray for God's guidance and will. Through this process the church determined that for the school to be successful it needed to be self-funding. As has been said, "God works in mysterious ways", and while plans and decisions were being prayed for and analyzed an unfortunate crime took place in Moorpark, our neighboring city. While jogging, a young woman was murdered. Her husband chose to honor her love of children by donating the entire proceeds of his wife's life insurance policy to the newly formed Grace Brethren Schools to enable the opening of the elementary school at a leased facility on Arcane street in Simi Valley. click here to read more...