Even though uniforms and textbooks vary from grade to grade, there is a core set of values which FCS attempts to instill into the life of every student enrolled at the school. While a student will be exposed to these values at every grade level, a graduate of the school who has attended multiple years of instruction will often be the best example of these values.

A student of Friendship Christian Schools will:

Spiritually:

  • Understand the reality of the God of the Bible as his Creator to whom he must humbly submit as his ultimate authority. (Colossians 1:16-17; Micah 6:8)
  • Realize God unconditionally loves him. (Romans 5:8)
  • Understand his need for a personal relationship with God which is obtained only through faith in the atoning death of Jesus Christ. (John 3:16)
  • Realize that God’s will for his life is to follow Christ’s example. (John 8:29)
  • Recognize that the Bible is the only foundation for knowing God’s will and apply it as the standard for living a life that is pleasing to God. (Psalm 119:9, 105; Isaiah 8:20)

Intellectually:

  • Exhibit competency in core academic subjects. (II Timothy 2:15)
  • Be able to deduce the vital components of life situations to reach informed conclusions. (Proverbs 4:7)
  • Be able to communicate precise ideas in written and spoken form. (Colossians 4:6; Proverbs 15:2)
  • Display a persistent desire for personal enrichment. (Philippians 3:12-15)

Socially:

  • Display leadership qualities. (Matthew 5:13-14)
  • Display a humble spirit by submitting himself to authority. (I Peter 2:13-15)
  • Practice honesty in all areas of life. (II Corinthians 4:1-2)
  • Be diligent and orderly. (Colossians 3:23)
  • Exhibit a giving and compassionate spirit. (Ephesians 4:32)
  • Accept responsibility for his own words and deeds. (Romans 14:12)

Physically:

  • Have respect for his body and value it as God’s creation and temple of the Holy Spirit. (Psalm 139:14; I Corinthians 6:19-20)
  • Know the components of a life-time physical fitness program and be implementing Godly lifestyle choices as a manner of habit. (I Corinthians 9:27)
  • Hold a balanced perspective of athletics. (I Timothy 4:8)