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Tradition of Excellence

Grand Rapids Christian Schools is recognized throughout the state for its comprehensive curricular and co-curricular programs, commitment to excellence, and the academic achievements of its graduates.  Dedicated teachers, administrators, and support staff provide world-class instruction in state-of-the art facilities to meet the educational needs of students with a wide range of abilities, interests, and gifts at all grades. Grand Rapids Christian graduates are positioned well for acceptance in colleges and universities across the country as well as success in the workplace, home, and community.

Early Childhood Programs (Preschool, Kindergarten, and Transitions)

We offer a wonder-filled time of learning, faith development, and purposeful play customized to meet the needs of three to five-year-olds as they begin their educational journey. Our teachers are fully certified, and our preschool programs at each of our elementary school campuses offer a wide-range of scheduling options as well as Spanish Immersion at the Grand Rapids Christian Elementary School Iroquois Campus.

Elementary Schools

Experienced and dedicated teachers provide a solid foundation for life-long learning.  Within a challenging curriculum, our teachers integrate Christian teachings through traditional and differentiated instruction. Our curriculum is enriched with fine arts, physical education and technology. Our three campuses are conveniently located throughout Grand Rapids and Rockford. Our Evergreen Program offers an environment of inquiry-based learning within a balanced school-year calendar.

Elementary childhood programs are available at:

Rockford
Christian School

 

6060 Belding Road
Rockford, MI 49341

Phone: 616.574.6400
Fax:  616.574.9932

Middle Schools

We offer a faith-based, liberal arts education that focuses on academic excellence and prepares students for success in high school.  Students at both campuses participate in unique, hands-on learning experiences; 5th and 6th graders engage in an environmental science program at Rockford Christian Middle School. In addition to our focused academic programs, we also offer a comprehensive fine arts program and a variety of athletic programs, including no-cut sports for 5th-8th graders.

Middle school programs are available at:

Rockford Christian School

6060 Belding Road
Rockford, MI 49341

Phone: 616.574.6400
Fax:  616.574.9932

High School

Grand Rapids Christian High School provides students in grades nine through twelve with a rigorous academic environment that encourages intellectual, physical and spiritual growth. GRCHS teachers create dynamic classes that invite inquiry, nurture creative thinking and meet the needs of students with different learning styles.

A growing list of Advanced Placement and honors classes gives students the opportunity to excel. GRCHS offers more than 25 competitive sports and an array of extra-curricular activities for students to explore. Multiple chapel and worship experiences honoring a variety of worship styles and formats occur on campus each week to support the faith development of each student. Our programs and facilities expand students’ opportunities to love the Lord with all their heart, soul, mind, and strength.

Winterim, a unique two-week learning experience that occurs each year between semesters, provides students an opportunity to select from a variety of on-campus courses on topics not available during a semester’s course of study, domestic and international travel destinations, and professional internships hosted by business partners throughout the community.

The DeVos Center for Arts and Worship offers hands-on experiences in Fine Arts, both on stage and behind the scenes.

Eagles Stadium, the home for many athletic teams, boasts synthetic turf, comfortable bleacher seating, full concessions, and home and visiting team locker and coaches’ rooms in a premier facility that supports track and field, youth and high school football programs, Lacrosse, and many community-wide events.

The Quest Center, our indoor athletic facility, features a state-of-the-art weight and fitness/training room, indoor track, dedicated home and visiting team locker rooms, and full-size courts to support boys and girls indoor sports and intramural programs.

Administration

As an independent, nonprofit school system, Grand Rapids Christian Schools is governed by an elected Board of Trustees.  The superintendent is the chief administrator of Grand Rapids Christian Schools. Grand Rapids Christian Schools is a member of Christian Schools International, an association of Christian schools in the evangelical, reformed tradition.

Teachers, Counselors and Staff

Teachers, counselors and staff at Grand Rapids Christian Schools integrate faith and knowledge every day in our classrooms. Our faculty demonstrates God's love and nurtures students' faith development within an environment that supports the academic achievement of each child.