Details overview

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

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Religious / Parochial Yes
Religious affiliation Baptist
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Honors track

Classes

7
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
5
Music
including: Band
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
Career and Tech programs Computer programming
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

Support

16
Facilities
including: Science lab
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
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Dig deeper

School cultural diversity1

How important is cultural diversity?

Learn how cultural diversity can affect your child's education.


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: Volleyball
7
Boys Sports
including: Baseball
3
Clubs
including: Student newspaper
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
Before school start time 7:30 AM
After school end time 5:30 PM

Culture

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
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(s)
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
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $1000
Tuition range (high) $7000
For the year 2013-2014
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Outside scholarships
Tax credits
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012