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School Philosophy and Purpose

ACS is a Christ-centered (Rom. 1:6) school, providing whole-child (Luke 18:16) education in partnership with our families (Mark 12:30). We differentiate ourselves by providing a loving family environment with uncompromising academic standards. We encourage character growth and accountability through unique hands-on opportunities and individualized programs that address the whole child’s learning style.

Mission Statement

The mission of Achiever Christian School is to establish a foundation for our students to follow Jesus and be excellent in all their pursuits.

Core Values

  • Provide a biblically integrated approach to academic instruction and extracurricular activities.  

  • Provide an academically excellent program.

  • Respect all people recognizing God's unique fingerprint on all individuals. 

  • Equip our students with opportunities which foster excellence in their future academic and career endeavors.

  • Provide a safe and positive environment where students and parents feel connected to our community.

  • Communicate early and often in a healthy, truthful, productive, and respectful way.

  • Partner with parents to identify and encourage student's God given potential.

  • Appreciate all aspects of learning and learning styles.

  • Serve our school and local community. 


Achiever Christian School is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). The School maintains membership from the Association of Christian Schools International, and as a member, ACS subscribes to ACSI’s statement of faith and Christian Philosophy of Education.


Achiever Christian School (ACS) opened in 1971 as a ministry of First Baptist Church in San Jose. It initially provided a preschool and kindergarten program. First through fifth grades were added in 1981, sixth grade was added in 1982. ACS maintains yearly membership in the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).