Governance

An association of parents and friends of Christian education

Ontario Christian School Association

The Ontario Christian School Association, not to be confused with Ontario Christian Parent Association (OCPA), is the legal ownership group of the school and is comprised of parents and friends of Christian education who are committed to promoting the mission and philosophy of Ontario Christian School.

Parents of Ontario Christian students who are currently paying tuition as well as donors are eligible to apply!

Ontario Christian parents celebrate kindergarten promotion

Association Responsibilities Include:

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Board Elections

Electing members to the Board of Trustees

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Board Recall

Voting to recall members of the Board of Trustees

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Budget Approval

Determining whether to approve the annual school general operating budget of Ontario Christian School as proposed by the Board of Trustees

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Sales & Purchases

Determining whether to approve the sale, purchase, construction, or alteration of land or buildings valued at more than 2% of the general operating budget

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Decisions on Debt

Determining whether to approve any debt beyond 10% of the annual budget excluding funds for building and capital projects

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Constitutional Decisions

Determining whether to approve constitutional changes or dissolution of the Association as proposed by the Board of Trustees

Interested in Joining the Association?

Parents of Ontario Christian students who are currently paying tuition as well as donors are eligible to apply!

  • Download and review the Ontario Christian School Association application and review the membership requirements.
  • Turn in the Association application to Cathy Hough via email at chough@ocschools.org or by mail at 931 W. Philadelphia St., Ontario, CA, 91762.
  • Applications are submitted to the Board of Trustees for approval prior to the annual Association meeting, typically occurring in spring.
  • Once approved, Association members can expect to receive an agenda and any pertinent information from the Board of Trustees prior to the annual Association meeting.

Board of Trustees

The Ontario Christian Board of Trustees is composed of individuals elected by the Association to govern the school on their behalf. The board sets the vision, policies, and accountability standards for the school. Normally, the Board meets 11 times per year.

Additionally, the board takes care to establish policies requiring all employees to meet the following qualifications: profess Christ as Savior and Lord and maintain a positive Christian testimony, be active in attendance of a local Protestant Christian Church, and enroll eligible children in Ontario Christian School in grades kindergarten through twelve.

Board President

Marc de Falkenberg

Board Vice President

Lisa Vander Meulen

Board Secretary

Laura Veltman

Board Treasurer

Kyle DeGraaf

Board Vicar

Peter Nanninga, Jr.

Board Member

Dawn Dirksen

Board Member

Dan Jansen

Need to Contact the Board of Trustees?

The Ontario Christian Board of Trustees can be reached via email at ocschoolboard@ocschools.org.

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A unique past and present.

Ontario Christian School is a nonprofit, independent private school, owned and directed by an association of parents and friends of Christian education. We seek to see every student equipped to be courageous leaders who serve God and others, seek His Truth, and impact culture

Be part of our family.

Ontario Christian School is a Christ-centered and transformative community. Here, your child is equipped to be a courageous leader who serves God and others, seeks His truth, and impacts culture. Our friendly and experienced team looks forward to partnering with you as you learn more about our school.

World-Class Education.

Ontario Christian offers many academic programs for students from preschool to 12th grade. See how our top-ranked private school provides your child with a Christ-centered, college preparatory curriculum equipping them to excel in scholarship and grow in discipleship.

Healthy minds and bodies.

Ontario Christian fields more than 25 CIF teams winning more than 150 league titles...and counting! Here, students can get involved from football, basketball, and baseball to volleyball, soccer, softball, and golf.

Knight Life

Our calendar, blog, and publications will help keep you informed with all of the latest happenings on campus - and beyond. Stay connected with Ontario Christian and we look forward to seeing you at the next game, performance, or community event! When you're a Knight, you're family.

Support OC

The support of parents, grandparents, and our friends in the community is vital to our ongoing success. We covet your generosity in the form of prayers, time, and finances.

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