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Hours 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Type Religious
Transportation options None

Programs

Classes

7
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
5
Music
including: Theory
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Honors track
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Religious / Parochial Yes
Affiliation Baptist
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

16
Facilities
including: Kitchen
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
Community college courses
Vocational or skills-based training Computer programming
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 91% 81%
Black 5% 5%
Two or more races 3% 3%
Hispanic 1% 9%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

7
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
7
Boys Sports
including: Golf
3
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Football
Golf
Soccer
Track
Clubs National Honor Society (NHS)
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 5:30 PM
Before school start time 7:30 AM

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Des Moines Public Schools
  Southeast Polk Public Schools

Awards

Community service award Special Olympics of Iowa
Year received 2011
Academic award National Merit Scholar
Year received 2012
Academic award National Merit Scholar
Year received 2011
Academic award Judge's Choice ITEC
Year received 2010

Teachers

13
Staff
including: Special education coordinator
Staff College counselor
Computer specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Reading specialist
Security personnel
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://grandviewparkbaptistschool.org/?page_id=12
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $1000
Tuition range (high) $7000
For the year 2013-2014
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
Outside scholarships
Tax credits

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012