Redeemer Christian School

an accredited, classical and Christian school in Mesa, Arizona


  Our faculty team is one of the best assets of our school. They are committed to excellence in the classroom, a classical Christian philosophy of education, Christian ethical practice, and partnership with parents in the maturity of their children. In addition to a quality academic program, our classroom focus on encouragement of godly character development, and work habits of respect, orderliness and productivity with opportunities for Christian service.

All RCS teachers are:

Professing Christians who attend an Evangelical Christian church  


Have at minimum a four-year degree from an approved university.

Able to integrate the truths of the Christian faith into the   

    academic subjects they teach.

  1. Active in the RCS Teacher Certification Program, which matures   

    them as Christian servants to the home, classical teachers, and  

    mentors of students

Faculty and Staff

Dr. Denise Monroe:  Principal, Secondary Latin, HandBell Choirh

  Dr. Monroe, serving at RCS since 2002, holds an Ed.D in Education, a M.Ed. in Educational Counseling, a B.S. in Zoology and a B.A. in German from the University of Arkansas and is a certified School Administrator with Association of Christian School International.  Dr. Monroe has refined the academic curriculum at RCS through school improvement and accreditation review.  Dr. Monroe is passionate about Christ-centered, classical education, and is convinced of its riches in students’ lives.  A student for many years of the flute, she is an avid supporter of the arts, and is seen promoting music, educational travel, and theater arts at school and in the community. Dr. Monroe, her husband and family are active members of Church of the Redeemer.  The Monroes have three children, a son, a 2012 graduate of RCS, and two girls who attend RCS.

Administration and Office Staff

Mrs. Jean Johns:   Office Manager and Registrar

  Mrs. Jean Johns moved to Arizona as a young girl, and has been a part of Redeemer Christian School from its beginning.  She and her husband have attended Church of the Redeemer for over 40 years.   Mrs. Johns has worked in various capacities at Redeemer Christian School since 1980, and her husband, Jack, served on the School Board.  She presently works as Office Manager and manages registration and school records.  Mrs. Johns and her husband have three children, all alumni of RCS, and three grandchildren.  Mrs. Johns has special interests in travel, crafting, reading and spending time with her grandchildren.

Christian School 

Ms. Kelsey Ferguson:  Administrative Assistant

  Ms. Ferguson joined the staff of RCS in 2013.  Cheerful and highly organized, Kelsey loves serving the students, parents and staff of RCS in the front office.  She is an Arizona native, and enjoys tennis and music.  She and her family attend Central Christian Church in Gilbert.