Christ-centeredness: All GVA does and all it teaches will be rooted in Christ.
Christ-likeness: Like the Son, GVA seeks to glorify the Father in all relationships and activities.
Excellence: GVA desires excellence in everything, but most importantly in academics, thereby maximizing each student’s potential to grow.
Student-centricity: GVA values students as individuals, and endeavors to make decisions based upon what is best for students.
Cooperation: GVA believes quality education involves sharing among students, parents, instructors, organizations in providing programs, materials, and services.
Service: GVA understands that demonstrating love through serving others encourages learning and maturity.
Sensitivity: GVA will be attentive to the Holy Spirit in appreciating the diverse world God has created, recognizing how and where the academy fits into God’s plan.