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Our Mission – Core Purpose
The mission of Woodland Christian High School is to equip our students for lives of Christian faith and service.
Woodland Christian High School will be a vibrant Christian community of learning where the love of God is evident and where students will be equipped to serve in our society as followers of Christ.
Our Core Values
Based on the above mission and vision, as a community we value…
- God’s Word, the Bible.
- Learning rooted in Christian faith.
- Ongoing commitment to know God better.
- Living the principles of trust, cooperation, and love.
- Development of the individual gifts of our students.
- Excellence in teaching and learning.
- Stewardship of God’s gifts.
- Spiritually committed, professional teachers.
Where our students are from
Woodland is located just east of Kitchener, and draws students from an area bounded by Rockwood, Ayr, Paris, Cambridge, New Hamburg, Listowel, Drayton, and Waterloo encompassing Kitchener and Guelph. Our students and families represent over 14 different Christian denominations and come from 14 area elementary schools. If you have younger children, you may be interested in the following list of Christian Elementary Schools in our area:
Plattsville Christian School
Woodland Christian High School was established in 1976 by a group of parents in the Cambridge area. They believed that it was their responsibility as parents and people of God to establish a school that in all of its programs would honour God by leading children to a deeper understanding of what it meant to serve God. They believed that the education of their children was their responsibility, not that of the government.
The school opened it doors for the first time in September, 1976. For the first number of years it operated in a number of church facilities in the Cambridge and Kitchener-Waterloo areas. The move to the present facilities occurred in 1979. Considerable expansion and renovations took place in 2002, 2014.
Woodland currently serves approximately 330 students in Grades nine to twelve.
Woodland Christian High School is a member of the Ontario Alliance of Christian School Societies (OACS) and of Christian Schools International (CSI). These organizations provide Woodland with a variety of support services, including financial advice, curriculum materials and employee benefit packages.
Woodland is also inspected by the Ontario Ministry of Education and its graduates receive the Ontario Secondary School diploma.