Admissions FAQs

Which standardized test is needed for admission to Valor?

We currently use the TerraNova test, an online test that evaluates the Math and English scores of incoming students. Students will take the TerraNova test at Valor.

What is the admissions committee looking for in a prospective student?

The admissions committee seeks students who demonstrate academic success and motivation and bring tangible benefits to the greater Valor student body. Students should be well-rounded with consideration being based on their grades, test scores, extra-curricular activities and teacher recommendations. Valor looks to have confidence and trust that they can serve the student and parent in reaching their goals and meeting their expectations.

What is Explore Valor?

Explore Valor is a wonderful opportunity to experience the Valor Community. We invite prospective families to hear about Valor’s mission and vision, as well as meet faculty, staff, administration and coaches. Families may explore our campus at their own pace and spend more time in their areas of special interest.

What are the required forms?

 After applicants pay the application fee, Valor requests the following:
Transcript Release Request
Online Recommendation Request

First, applicants should download the Transcript Release Request and give it to the appropriate middle school staff. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their transcript is delivered to Valor.

Second, Valor will send emails containing the Online Recommendation Request to the student’s current Math teacher, English teacher and administrator for them to complete through our online application system.


Is there an application deadline for admissions?

We have a rolling admissions process. Because there are limited spots available in each grade, it is to a student’s advantage to apply as early as possible.

How much is tuition?

Tuition for the 2016–2017 Academic Year is $17,300

Please click here for more information regarding additional fees, expenses and payment options.

How do I register for a shadow day?

Registration for shadow days is now open for select Wednesdays and Fridays. Click here to register.

Upon completion of the first page, applicants will have the opportunity to select dates. Also, please indicate your student’s interests – Arts, Athletics, Math, Science, etc. We do our best to match prospective students with student ambassadors who share similar interests.

Please note, shadowing at Valor is not required to complete the application.

How do I apply?

Start your application here.

First round decisions for 2017-2018 will be announced Wednesday, November 16, 2016

How can I request additional information regarding Valor or the admissions process?

Please call the Admissions Office at 303.471.3381, or email We are happy to help!

How are incoming students placed in honors courses their freshman year?

Incoming students will be placed in honors courses based on previous grades, test scores and teacher recommendations.

Does Valor provide tuition assistance?

Valor provides tuition assistance to families based on financial need.

Accepted and enrolled families will be required to send their financial information to a third party company,  FACTS.
After review, FACTS will make a recommendation to the Valor Tuition Assistance Committee regarding the expected family contribution.

Does Valor accept transfer students?

Valor welcomes transfer students to apply. Due to our rigorous course requirements for graduation, we evaluate transfer students on a case-by-case basis.

Do I have to be a Christian to apply to Valor?

Valor Christian High School is “decidedly Christian”. Students and parents should be in agreement with Valor’s vision and mission and enthusiastically supportive of Christian education. All students should expect to hear about Jesus Christ and be willing to give the claims of Christ a fair hearing.