Academic Profile

Dual Accreditation

GRACE Christian School is accredited by both the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) as well as AdvancED (SACS/CASI).  GRACE holds the highest rating with both of these organizations.

  •  ACSI: ACSI, headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is comprised ofACSI Logo nearly 24,000 member Christian schools in more than 100 nations. ACSI is a leader in strengthening Christian schools and equipping Christian educators worldwide, providing services through a network of 28 regional offices. The organization accredits Protestant PreK–12 schools. Learn more at
  • AdvancED: AdvancED is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that conducts rigorous, on-site external reviews of PreK-12 schools and school systems to sacs_accred_seal_blkensure that all learners realize their full potential. AdvancED has expertise grounded in more than a hundred years of work in school accreditation. AdvancED is a trusted partner to 32,000 schools and school systems across the United States and 70 other nations. Learn more at

School Summary

Located in Raleigh, North Carolina, GRACE (Greater Raleigh Area Christian Education) was founded in 1984 as a ministry of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church. Today, GRACE is an independent Christian school with a projected 2014-2015 enrollment of over 700 TK-12 students. The mission of GRACE Christian School is to be a loving community that spiritually and academically equips, challenges, and inspires students to impact their world for Christ.  Consult the GRACE School Profile 2014-2015 for more detailed academic information.

GRACE & Common Core

GRACE is carefully monitoring the developments and changes that have arisen with the adoption of Common Core Standards by the local public schools.  GRACE Christian School provides students with a rigorous college preparatory academic program taught from a Christian worldview that exceeds the Common Core Standards.  GRACE pursues academic excellence at every grade level and utilizes the best curricular resources in each subject area. GRACE is a ACSI member school and makes use of that organization to assist us in our on-going assessment of Common Core.  Learn more about the ACSI position on Common Core.