Mission Statement & School Objectives

Cornerstone Christian School in New York is an independent, evangelical, and interdenominational school with the primary mission of partnering with parents to develop well-educated, spiritually mature persons, dedicated to Christ, equipped to contribute to His church, society, and their own well-being.



This is accomplished through 12 major objectives:

1. To provide a God-centered, Christ-honoring education with a Bible-centered curriculum in a positive learning environment that promotes a Christian world and life view.

2. To teach the Bible as God's inspired work emphasizing its application to every area of life.

3. To inculcate pupils with a desire to know and obey the will of God as revealed in the Scriptures.

4. To lead pupils to confess Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, and then on to responsible Christian maturity.

5. To impart an understanding of the Christian's role in the church and its worldwide mission of witnessing, evangelism and discipleship, and to stimulate interest and involvement in this mission.

6. To encourage, support and give guidance to the Christian home, to aid families in Christian growth, to cooperate with parents in every phase of developing their children, and to encourage parents to understand and bear their responsibility of educating and training their children.

7. To promote high academic standards and help pupils realize their full potential.

8. To help pupils gain a thorough comprehension and command of the fundamentals of interpersonal communication with an emphasis on reading, writing, speaking, listening, and arithmetic.

9. To teach and encourage good study habits; to teach pupils to work independently and cooperatively, reason logically, apply themselves and fulfill their responsibilities.

10. To provide activities designed to arouse curiosity, stimulate creativity, enrich understanding and foster an appreciation of the arts.

11. To promote good citizenship through the development of an understanding appreciation of the American heritage and Christian tradition of responsible freedom, human dignity and acceptance of authority.

12. To develop an understanding an appreciation of God's world, an awareness of man's role in his environment and his God-given responsibilities to properly use and preserve them