I have 3 children who have attended Grace for almost 7 years now (one now in high school). I have been pleased with the quality education, spiritual guidance and amazing opportunities that Grace offers. I feel that Grace has done an excellent job keeping educational standards high while instilling a love for Christ in my children. I love that GCCS offers music programs and a wide variety of sports. My kids have enjoyed getting involved at Grace. My son (now a freshman) has adjusted wonderfully to high school and through Grace was placed in higer level math (geometry testing out of Algebra I) and has consistantly scored in the top 70-99 national percentile rank on standardized testing in all subjects. My younger chldren are also doing very well academically and LOVE school! As a certified teacher, I am pleased to know that Grace teachers are state certified and our administator was a former public school principal ( a rare find in Christian schools). I have been pleased with the staff at Grace. I know my children feel loved, safe and accepted. GCCS is a Christ-centerd school and we feel blessed to be a part of it.
Grace Community Christian School has to be one of the worst educations that you can offer your child. From faith, sports to academics. My son attended GCCS from 4-8th grade. I'm so mad at myself for not getting more involved with his level of knowledge that was being taught. I'm now spending thousands of dollars and countless hours catching my son up to a public 9th grade school level. His fellow classmates are also in the same situation. GCCS is more concerned with collecting your check than your child's education. My son and his fellow classmates are currently at a 7th grade level which I was told he would be at a higher level than our states public system. From the faculty turnover to the unethical view the real world should of been a red flag. I apologize for not being more involved with my sons education. I plead with other parents to please be careful and always follow where your child should be academically if you choose a private or charter school. Don't wait like I did and put your child thru this. I'm not going to go on and on, but please save your money and your child's education and choose another school.
This is a great school with staff members that love your child. The academics are wonderful and teachers are caring and loving. Sports for the older kids and many after school activities, as well as computer, art, music and Pe. It is worth your time to check out this school!
We have been a part of Grace school for over 15 years. The most important quality of the school to us is that Grace is about family. Its about relationships and partnerships where children are educated in in a Christ centered environment by teachers and staff that are praying for the children and their families. I believe that students leave Grace fully prepared for any high school and with a spiritual foundation to help them face life challenges.
Grace Community Christian School is not only a place of academics but a place of community. The class sizes are small enough for teacher student attention to be a focus, the teachers show love and compassion toward each child. The friendships that my children have made is priceless. As a parent there is such a feeling of family at Grace, there is an amazing community with the teachers, staff, and other parents. There are wonderful opportunities to be involved in the classroom and campus activities. We feel treasured as a family, my children are learning the Word of God daily and able to see it through the hands of the teachers and staff of Grace.
My daughter started at Grace Community Christian School when she was 4 years old. We loved the preschool. She grew socially, academically, and more importantly spiritually. We tried a public kindergarten but found that it was not the place for her...or us. We re-enrolled her At Grace for 1st grade. Now she is starting her 8th grade year there. She has blossomed into an amazingly confidant and bright young lady. She is sweet, kind, generous and Loves the Lord. Grace Community Christian School is truly a Community whose goal is to grow kids into successful young men and women of God.
Our kids have been at Grace for the past 10 years (from Preschool 3's to Middle School). This school has not only been an outstanding environment for learning at a high academic level, it is a safe, family-like place for them to call "home away from home". Caring teachers and staff, competent leadership, bible-based teaching and attitude, a beautiful campus, and multiple extra-curricular and sports offerings add up to an excellent school experience. The only thing that would make this school better is if it had a High School so that we wouldn't have to leave after 8th grade! There is a wonderful spirit at Grace that makes the school stands out.
Grace Community Christian School has offered my children an amazing learning experience focused on core academic education and promoting Christian social values. When I drop my kids off each morning, I know that whatever challenges or celebrations they experience will be surrounded by children, teachers and administrators that share the same moral and social values as my children. On our way to school each day,each child in our carpool prays for what is on their heart. It amazing when I hear the inspirational and Godly words that are stated from the mouths of these children. Grace Community Christian School is not only an educational experience but have become our "extended family." I thank God for the opportunity that he has provided me to give my children this amazing experience. I see how it makes a difference in their development to adulthood. Thank you Grace Community Christian School!
Education in Christ, Preparation for Life... and it stands true at GCCS. Academic Excellence in a Christian Foundation. It is a great family community, where all are loved and received... no matter what walk of life you come from. School offers PreSchool to 8th Grade. Along with the above mentioned the school also has a program called Grace Gives.. it's a community service aspect integrated in and out of the classroom. Students participate in age appropriate activities on and off campus to make a difference in their community!! A new program this year is BLAST!, it is an after school program for children to take their learning to a new and fun direction.. like Mad Science, Kreun's Healthy Kitchen, Homework Lab, Spanish, Art and the list goes on. BLAST! is a great opportunity for students to enrich their passions without the worry of grades. As for the administrator, teachers and staff... you will not find a better group of individuals who are dedicated to your student's educational success!! Administrator continues to review and implement curriculum to keep our students excelling and prepared for the next level. I would highly recommend this school to ALL!!
What an awesome school this is. Our daughter has been going there since kindergarten. Even after she was diagnosed with ADHD in first grade she has had nothing but the best education. It is a very comforting feeling knowing that once she is dropped of at school we have no concerns as parents. It almost feels at though we are a community within itself. This being a big city and knowing how big most of the other schools are is something rare to find.
We love GCCS! It is a wonderful school with wonderful teachers. We are going on our 9th year there!!! We are planning on sending all of our children through there from preschool on through 8th grade!
We are so blessed to be at Grace! This is a school that not only proclaims to be a Christian school, but is actually living it out! They started a new program this year called Grace Gives, and our kids are out serving in the community in many different ways. They are teaching our kids to love and serve others just as Jesus Christ did! What an amazing school!! We are so thankful for the Christ-centered focus at Grace!!
We had a math teacher this year, 2010/2011 that inadequately prepared students for the next grade. 7th grade pre-algebra students need to re-take pre-algebra in 8th grade despite receiving high grades. The principal is aware of this, yet is bringing the math teacher back next year for 6th grade. The principal has admitted to the teacher not teaching kids properly. They have a hard time retaining teachers. Last year's math teacher was fired. This school is small, which is nice, but has a difficult time hiring/keepig quality teachers. Education is not worth the extra money spent out of pocket.
The teachers are awesome, my daughter got so attached to all of them. Everything about the preschool was amazing, for kids and parents, nothing bad at all to say about the school. The preschool directer Shirley Brook is the sweetest lady you will ever meet
School does not entirely follow state standards. Text books are 10-20 yrs old. Curriculum map does not follow a logical flow (esply in math). Resources for students are not available ie., counseling, resource, OT, etc.
Grace Community Christian School is an amazing school, and a wonderful place for children to learn and grow.
I am currently a 7th grade student at Grace. It is a wonderful school. I've gone here ever since I was in kindergarden. The teachers are excellent, and the school campus is gorgeous. Some of the students here have known each other for a very long and a lot of the new students here have been rejected by many of my peers, but overall Grace is a great school.
This school is just in it for the money. They profess Christianity but do not lead by example.
My family has been blessed to have all three of our children attend GCCS. The academics is superb as well as the extra programs that are provided as part of tuition. I would highly recommend GCCS to any parent looking for a school that has a Christian as well as an academic directive, for their child(ren).
Awesome!! Great certified teachers who take the time to teach every child. A school that creates programs the kids ask for (such as bucket drumming amidst traditional music instruction.) A school that evaluates each child every year and provides what they need (ie: speech therapist evaluation and therapy.) A school that makes learning fun, involves the parents, teaches good life skills and has a strong educational program to prepare each child for life. All with Chist in the center. Awesome!!
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