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About Us

See who we are and what we believe.

About Gaarde Christian School

Gaarde Christian School (GCS) was founded in 1967 as a ministry of Faith Journey Church, and has since been successfully educating students in the southwest Portland Metro area. We are registered with the State of Oregon Department of Education and are an active member of the Association of Christian Schools International.

Mission Statement

It is the mission of Gaarde Christian School to provide a loving, safe, Christian environment in which children receive an excellent education rich in academics, character development, and spiritual growth.

Meet our Administration

Pastor Tom Frisinger

Pastor Tom Frisinger - School Superintendent


Mrs. Cindy Loayza

Mrs. Cindy Loayza - School Administrator


Mrs. Connie Frisinger

Mrs. Connie Frisinger - School Registrar


Meet our teaching staff

Accreditation & Associations

Association of Christian Schools International

http://www.acsi.org

ACSI strengthens GCS by providing rigorous academic accountability through accreditation, variety of regional student programs, strong Christian curriculum, teacher development, and a standard for best practices from Christian School.

State of Oregon

http://www.ode.state.or.us

Gaarde Christian School is recognized, registered and meets all standards of a private school with the Oregon Dept. of Education.