About Us

Los Gatos Christian School

Creating passionate, independent learners

Los Gatos Christian School fosters independence, confidence, critical thinking abilities and creativity in a warm and welcoming environment. Our hands-on, ‘whole child’ approach supports each student’s unique qualities and individual learning style for a learning experience that’s compelling, effective and fun!

⭐️ Biblical worldview education
⭐️ Low student-to-teacher ratio
⭐️ Love & care
⭐️ Hands-on learning
⭐️ Innovative learning
⭐️ Natural play areas
⭐️ Experienced faculty
⭐️ Parent involvement

Now offering programs from Preschool through Grade 8. Spots are filling up fast, don’t wait! Fill out the form below to book a tour or learn more.

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The Head of School’s Message

Head of School

Dr. Cindy Ginther

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about Los Gatos Christian School. Each day at our school is an exciting new opportunity to enrich the minds of our students, and we hope your child will join us.

Los Gatos Christian School welcomes students regardless of race, gender, national and ethnic origin, and is non-discriminatory in all our policies. We accept children between the ages of 3 and 14 years.

Please contact us regarding availability for your child, and to schedule your personal tour of our school. We will be happy to answer your questions and provide additional information about our educational programs.

Kind regards,

Dr. Cindy Ginther
Head of School
Los Gatos Christian School

Our Campus

Los Gatos Christian School is located on the beautiful grounds of Venture Christian Church. The campus is situated on 28 acres and nestled in the hills along the Los Gatos-San Jose border in the heart of Silicon Valley. Conveniently located, Los Gatos Christian School is home to families from the Los Gatos, San Jose, Almaden, Blossom Valley, Campbell, Willow Glen, Cambrian, Saratoga, Morgan Hill, and Silver Creek communities. Some families travel as far as Sunnyvale and Gilroy to attend our school.

The facility includes well-equipped classrooms, and specialty rooms for Music, Art, Science Lab, Technology Center, Library, Digital Arts Center, an auditorium, playground, sports fields, an activity center, and a patio area for our lunch.

Our Community

LGCS has been “Preparing Students for Life” since 1977. Find out what is at the heart of it all and watch how our teachers, students, and community come together to impact the hearts and minds of our future leaders.

Our Mission

Los Gatos Christian School is committed to educating students with high academic standards, from a Biblical worldview, in an environment that supports the development of passionate followers of Jesus Christ.

Purpose + Vision

Los Gatos Christian School has an unequivocal purpose—to provide outstanding academic programs, facilitated by our vision to offer progressive 21st-century technology, a competitive athletic program, and fine arts curriculum, galvanized by an uncompromising Christian worldview.

The school is a ministry of Venture Christian Church, that supports us with the strength and relationship that comes from a body of believers that are passionate about living a complete life as true Christians. For more information about our shared mission and what we believe, please read our Statement of Faith.

Accreditation

LGCS is dually accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).

Meet Our Team

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DR. CINDY GINTHER

Head of School
cginther@lgcs.org


NOEL LEDESMA

Registrar
nledesma@lgcs.org


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RHONDA TERUEL

Director of Financial Services
rteruel@lgcs.org


EMILY JACKSON

School Office Administrator
ejackson@lgcs.org


CATHERINE SCOTT

Preschool Teacher
cscott@lgcs.org


WENDY RAMIREZ

Preschool Teacher
wramirez@lgcs.org


JENNIFER SCHNABEL

Preschool Director
jschnabel@lgcs.org


JENNY FELBERG

Kindergarten Teacher
jfelberg@lgcs.org


PAM LEPPI

2nd Grade Teacher
pleppi@lgcs.org


VICTORIA PON

Kindergarten Teacher
vpon@lgcs.org


ROSALINA SOLI

5th Grade Teacher
rsoli@lgcs.org


EDE SHINN

1st Grade Teacher
eshinn@lgcs.org


ANDREA TAORMINA

4th Grade Teacher
ataormina@lgcs.org


JUSTINE TABIOLO

3rd Grade Teacher
jtabiolo@lgcs.org


BETHANY CALLAHAN

2nd Grade Teacher
bcallahan@lgcs.org


GRACE THOMAS

4th Grade Teacher
gthomas@lgcs.org


DANIELLE LACY

Middle School Teacher
dlacy@lgcs.org


SHARON ADAM

Middle School Teacher
sadam@lgcs.org


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KAREN PATTERSON

Middle School Teacher
kpatterson@lgcs.org


BELLA LAZAR

Middle School Teacher
blazar@lgcs.org


DESTINY BENAVIDES

Middle School Teacher
dbenavides@lgcs.org


SHERI CHRISTIE

Athletic Director and PE Teacher
schristie@lgcs.org


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LINDA EVANS

Art Teacher
levans@lgcs.org


VIRGINIA HOLDEN

Middle School & PE Teacher
vholden@lgcs.org


RAMONA PIMENTEL

Director of Music Arts
rpimentel@lgcs.org


SIERRA STEPHENSON

Technology Teacher
sstephenson@lgcs.org


RUDINA PEREZ

Extended School Services Supervisor
rperez@lgcs.org


Experience why our children are HAPPY to learn!