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School leader:  John Robinson
409 Lafayette Avenue Southeast
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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(616) 459-0330
(616) 732-4437
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"Our school is best known for our Reggio Emilia inspired approach."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    None, Choir / Chorus, Creative writing, Ceramics...
  • World languages
    None
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9 reviews

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Submitted by a school leader · January 24, 2015
Our school is best known for our Reggio Emilia inspired approach. The mission of the GRCDC is to continuously expand the potential of children, the experiences of educators and the involvement of parents within the diverse community of Grand... more

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Submitted by a parent · April 29, 2010
My son has attended this school since he was a toddler, as they have an infant/toddler and preschool program. He is entering the fourth grade this fall, and LOVES going to school here. They utilize the Reggio Emilia approach, which is far more... more

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Submitted by a parent · February 05, 2010
The teacher's are sufficient but the school lacks quality leadership. While the school promotes diversity, the administration is unable to understand the varied cultural differences. My child made social progress but failed miserably on the MEAP.... more

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Submitted by a parent · May 25, 2008
This school is amazing! The philosophy at this school encourages children to be explorers, to collaborate with classmates, and to become their own problem solvers. My son is highly motivated to go to school everyday. He is learning about... more

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It is a wonderful community & place -- we think you'll love it here!

9 / 10

April 17, 2015

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Last modified: March 27, 2015
Last modified Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center is a Charter school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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