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The Portrait of a Graduate reflects Pella Christian High School's mission of providing students with an opportunity to develop a healthy social, intellectual, emotional, and physical self-concept in a learning environment that provides guidance to and encourages critical thinking in the students for a lifetime of service to Jesus Christ.

Spiritually Growing Individuals who have experienced the full, regenerating power of Jesus Christ and the Word of God through the work of the Holy Spirit in their lives, and who strive for the highest development of their individual God-given gifts. (Eph. 1:3-4; Col. 2:6-7)

Life-Long Learners who demonstrate confidence in their God-given gifts, and set realistic personal and academic goals for a life of service in God’s Kingdom. (Romans 12:3-8)

Critical Thinkers who carry out problem-solving skills to promote the Lordship of Jesus Christ. (Phil. 4:6-9)

Effective Communicators who express themselves and their faith in writing, speaking, listening and numbers. (1 Thess. 1:5)

Servant Leaders who practice Biblical skills in developing Godly relationships; able to work harmoniously in a diverse environment and function effectively as a citizen in God’s Kingdom. (Phil 2:1-5)

Healthy Individuals who understand their identity in Christ as a unique individual created in the image of God, and are physically, emotionally and spiritually fit, practicing good health habits and wise use of the body as the temple of God. (Rom. 12:1-2; 1 Cor. 6:19-20)

Community Participants who understand God’s influence in history and world events, and realize their need to practice responsible citizenship through community service. (1 John 3:16-18)