Innovation at GAC hinges on provocative, horizon pushing research. In large and small ways, from classroom design to school start times, our decisions actively reflect care and consideration for ways to advance learning faster. How GAC works to enhance the teaching and learning process is apparent in many ways, such as:
Rigorous, intentional academic opportunities and experiences are designed and implemented with distinct purpose for each student. At GAC, this is not a cookie-cutter approach. This allows our students to benefit from:
GAC is an academic community where faith is lived out in the classroom, across campus, and between peers. It is the lens through which we view, create, and implement each educational opportunity. In the design of each classroom, each lesson, each relationship, faith is the foundation of all aspects of the teaching and learning process. Present in the written curriculum, visually represented in each classroom, and incorporated into the design of each lesson, our faith is vibrant and guiding all aspects of our pedagogy. We value the pursuit of academic excellence in the framework of faith for those on our campus and in our digital environments and global partnerships through Ethos School.
GAC is a learning environment designed for each student to explore and find his or her passion, identify their strengths and gifts, and prepare for the future. As a school, we empower each student individually, valuing his or her distinct background, abilities, passions, and ability to contribute to peers, the school, the community, and the world. Our students experience GAC having:
Relationships between students, teachers, and parents make GAC a real and vibrant place where academic and emotional intellect are built in community with one another. Relationships are also a priority in the teaching and learning process. This leads to enhanced student engagement and ownership. As a result, students experience GAC having:
The GAC community is comprised of families partnering to Be Greater together.