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Get to know us

Since 1979, Grace Christian Schools has served students in california, other states, and other countries.
Our friendly staff is here to support, encourage, and help you home-school your children!
We accommodate and work alongside each family in offering the best Christian education for your student.




Leo Giovinetti, Dean of GCS

Leo Giovinetti is the head Pastor at Mission Valley Christian Fellowship and is the Dean of Students for Grace Christian Schools.
He and his wife Sandra homeschooled all of their children, and they know you can do it too!

William burt, Principal of gcs

William has been serving at Mission Valley Christian Fellowship for almost ten years and is the proud Principal of Grace Christian Schools. He enjoys attending to the needs and desires of families and the students here. He also enjoys serving as one of the coordinators for Kingdom Kids (Children's Ministry), a youth leader for mvcfNEXTchurch (Youth Ministry 6th-12th), and leads Ignite (Young Adult Ministry).


Jessica cobb, administrative assistant

Jessica is going to school to become a speech language pathologist while working at Grace. She also enjoys substituting at elementary schools on her days off. She has attended Mission Valley Christian Fellowship since she moved back from Arizona in 2010. She is married to Robert Cobb, the sound technician, at Mission Valley Christian Fellowship.

lina garcia, Administrative assistant

Lina Garcia is one of the administrative assistants at Grace. A former homeschooling mom to her now adult children, she understands the concerns as well as struggles that may occur with having the confidence to teach children from home. She encourages parents to take it one day at a time and go back to the “why”of when they committed to homeschool. Her life verse is Phil 4:6 “Be anxious for nothing but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your request be made known to God. “


Abigail Cobb, Administrative assistant

Abigail is a Grace Christian School graduate and now works alongside other students and families accomplishing the same goal. In her free time she enjoys being with family, friends, volunteering her time at Mission Valley Christian Fellowship, or reading a good book. Her life verse is Lamentations 3:22-27 in reminding her that the Lord is steadfast and His mercies are anew each morning.