Frequently Asked Questions
What does the Admissions process include and how long does it take?
The admissions process includes an online application with supplemental documentation, an admissions assessment, and a family interview. We do our very best to ensure a smooth, efficient, and timely admissions process! The length of the process varies due to timeliness of submission of all documents, the response time of teacher recommendations, scheduling of testing, etc. A GRACE Admissions specialist will communicate throughout to ensure all materials are submitted promptly.
Is there a deadline for applications? Do you have a waitlist?
We are "rolling admissions", meaning once we open applications in December, we process them as they come until we fill all enrollment seats. Once we have reached capacity, we collect a discounted wait pool application. GRACE utilizes a wait pool, rather than a waitlist. If a seat becomes available, the admissions department will contact a wait pool applicant to process the remainder of the application fee and begin the admissions process for the available enrollment seat.
What documents are required to apply for the LEAP program for students with learning differences?
In order to apply for the LEAP program, please ensure there is availability in the grades for which you are applying for. Admission to the LEAP program is completed during the GRACE Admissions process. To apply, a student must have a diagnosed learning disability that is outlined in a psycho-educational evaluation that has been administered within the last 3 years.
What curriculum does GRACE use? What academic and elective opportunities does GRACE have?
To dive deeper into our curriculum, see Academic Overview.
Is GRACE associated with any church?
GRACE is an independently owned non-denominational Christian School. Over 80 area churches are represented in our diverse community. Please refer to our Statement of Faith for further information.
What are your daily and annual schedules?
GRACE Lower Campus Hours are 8:15-3:00 pm and Upper Campus hours at 8:00-3:15 pm. GRACE follows a traditional calendar. For further information, click here.
Is GRACE accredited?
GRACE holds the highest ratings of accreditation by both the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) as well as Cognia (formerly AdvancED). In addition, 100% of our faculty are certified. GRACE employs great teachers, administrators, coaches, and staff who are passionate about investing their time, talent, and resources into the lives of others on behalf of Jesus Christ. The work is challenging. The responsibility is great. The reward is immeasurable.
What are the class sizes?
Our average class size on the lower campus is 16 students. Our average class size on the upper campus is 18 students.
Are your TK and Kindergarten programs full day?
Yes, both TK and Kindergarten are full-day programs.
Does GRACE offer before or aftercare?
Yes! GRACE's before and aftercare programs are staffed and maintained by GRACE employees who are devoted to sharing our mission with students. Traditionally, before care begins at 7:15 am, and aftercare ends at 6:00 pm. Click here for more information on before and aftercare.
Do you have uniforms or a dress code?
GRACE has a dress code that is designed to serve as a guide for students and their parents on proper attire for the student body. Knowing how to present oneself properly within the school community prepares students for future professional environments. Our desire is to partner with families to instill this important life skill. Click here for more information on our dress code policy.
What is your bullying policy?
We do not tolerate bullying. Please see our Bullying Prevention and Intervention Plan.
Do students attend chapel?
Yes, students attend a weekly chapel, and they can also participate in the worship band!