Rock Valley Christian School, located in Rock Valley, Iowa, was founded in 1911. It has an enrollment of 254 students from the community and surrounding rural area. Our students represent 15 area churches. We have 16 full-time faculty members, 11 part-time teachers, and 13 support staff members. The school's facilities include the kitchen, music room, art room, central library, resource room, gymnasium, computer lab, and 16 regular classrooms. Our most recent addition, including classrooms for Preschool - first grade and 2 conference rooms, was completed in the fall of 2012. We have a fleet of 5 buses to transport our students.
Rock Valley Christian School offers a complete Biblically-based curriculum in Preschool-8th grade, the students can choose to participate in interscholastic activities and interscholastic sports at the middle school level. We are a member of Christian Schools International. We also use educational services from Northwest Iowa Area Educational Agency and Christian Learning Center.
Rock Valley is a community of over 3,000 people. We have ten churches, four schools - one of which includes Hope Haven School for handicapped children, several parks, a swimming pool, tennis courts and basketball courts, a nine-hole golf course, and a campground. The community has a six-week summer recreation program and both spring and fall soccer and/or flag fooball leagues for grades K-8. Many professional services can be found including a dentist, medical doctors, hospital and clinic, nursing home, veterinary clinics, and an optometrist. Rock Valley has a number of service clubs including Kiwanis, Rotarty, 4-H, Women's Club, Cadets and GEMS. The community includes 16 non-union manufacturing companies along with a variety of local retail business to meet your needs.
Many institutions for higher learning are located in our area. Dordt College at Sioux Center, Iowa, is located 15 miles southest. Northwestern College, located in Orange City, is 25 miles to the southeast. The University of South Dakota is 70 miles west of Rock Valley in Vermillion, South Dakota. Augusta College and Sioux Falls University, both located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, are 45 miles west. Northwest Iowa Community College in Sheldon, Iowa is 25 miles to the east.