Fremont Christian School was first accreditated in 1978 by both the Association of Christian School International (ACSI) and the Western Associaton of Schools and Colleges (WASC). FCS hosted a visiting accreditation team in Spring 2015 and earned a six-year accreditation term. We will next host a full visiting team in Spring 2021. FCS accreditation extends from Kindergarten through Grade 12.
Community Care Licensing
The FCS preschool, license number 010212589, is evaluated by the California Department of Social Services Community Care Licensing Division.
The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), a 501(c)(3) organization, is recognized as one of six regional associations that accredit public and private schools, colleges, and universities in the United States.
The Western region covers institutions in California and Hawaii, the territories of Guam, American Samoa, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Palau, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, the Pacific Basin, and East Asia, and areas of the Pacific and East Asia where American/International schools or colleges may apply to it for service.
The Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) is a Christian educational organization. Since 1978, ACSI has advanced excellence in Christian schools by enhancing the professional and personal development of Christian educators and providing support functions for Christian schools.
Through a host of services, including teacher and administrator certification, school accreditation, legal/legislative help, and curriculum publishing, the association touches the lives of more than 3.9 million students worldwide. Along with a headquarters facility, ACSI has 27 regional offices in North America and around the globe. Nearly 23,000 schools from more than 100 countries are members.
Fremont Christian School is committed to providing a progressive, research-supported education for our students. In 2010, we began implementing instructional changes across the curriculum. In grades K-12, the paradigm shift is reflected in education from a system of lecture, isolated study, memorization, and regurgitation to one of high academic expectations, analysis, teamwork, communication, and creativity. As a private school, Fremont Christian School has the latitude to innovate and figure out what works best for our students and implement curricular changes as needed.
One of our goals at FCS is to provide a 21st century education for our students. We work with our students to develop 21st century skills – communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking – that go beyond the content and that they will be able to draw on throughout their schooling and future careers.
At FCS, we know that curriculum is not a textbook, although well-researched, thoughtfully designed textbooks are a great resource for teachers. Curriculum encompasses not only the materials that are used for instruction but also includes the overall plan for instruction, the instructional strategies and practices, the standards, and the underlying philosophies and ethos of the school. Teachers develop curriculum by using textbooks, original documents, magazines, media, non-fiction, fiction, all available resources, strategies, and design skills to create an engaging, challenging environment for every student. What a teacher prepares, presents, and assesses is curriculum...
Big school opportunities in a small school environment: Fremont Christian School partners with families to provide our every day kids both an extraordinary education and genuine encounters with Jesus, all within a community of compassion.