of God’s leading and provision
1993 marked the beginning of preparations for what is humbly referred to as a “Dream School.” Birthed from his childhood dream, the Founding Headmaster, Don DeLair, and his wife, Shery, established King’s Schools with a passion for bringing EXCELLENCE…OPPORTUNITY…and HOPE to the deserving children in the Coachella Valley. With the financial support of the Anderson Children’s Foundation, our doors opened in 1994 with 55 students in Kindergarten through 6th Grade.
Every year brought increased enrollment that encouraged the opening of our Middle School in 1999 followed by a full-day Preschool for Infants through Pre-Kindergarten that opened in 2003. To date, over 5,500 children have been blessed to receive a quality Christian education over the 27 year history of King’s Schools.
The name, King’s Schools, was chosen to reflect our dedication to the excellence of Christ – the King of Kings and the King at King’s. As an evangelical school, we welcome families of all backgrounds and afford every child a safe and nurturing environment in an atmosphere of Christian love and learning. We have been honored and blessed to see many students and entire families come to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ through their enrollment at King’s Schools.
The “Dream School” has seen God’s miraculous leading in the past…we see His hand of favor today…and we are confident He will continue to provide for us well into the future.
through challenging times
Like countless Christian schools across the state and around the country, the very heartbeat of King’s Schools was threatened by the impact of COVID. The initial loss of 45% of our students put us at great risk of being able to sustain our vision from a financial perspective. Believing the Lord was leading the charge, our Corporate Board of Directors voted to reopen with in-person learning on our original start date of September 8. The collective passion of our entire Board and Staff fueled our efforts to prepare the campus to reopen in a safe and effective manner with an approved waiver from the county. The phone continues to ring and we have enrolled over 75 new students out of the 115 we lost since last March. More families are realizing the value of a distinctively Christian education in-person and we are reaping the rewards of following the Lord’s leading through challenging times.
EXCELLENCE…OPPORTUNITY…and HOPE for a needy world.
that will last a lifetime
One-time gifts are greatly needed and appreciated and go directly toward our $3,500 per student goal for this year. Our immediate need from this year’s event is $250,000, of which (approximately) $100,000 has already been raised or pledged. Matching gifts and stock options are always welcomed and appreciated.
We’re also praying for an additional $250,000 of multi-year pledges to build upon the foundation of support we need to confidently continue our mission for years to come. Please consider becoming a member of our Lasting Legacy Society (LLS) with a pledge of $1,000 per year or more for five years to help us reach our $250,000 goal. Contact the Development Office to become a LLS Member and set-up your recurring gift.
$1,000/year x 5 years
$2,500/year x 5 years
$5,000/year x 5 years
THANK YOU for your generous, sacrificial, and faithful support to help us continue building a lasting legacy…one student at a time!