FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Do you have a dress code?
Yes, the school dress code is intended to minimize confusion, simplify clothing purchases, and to discourage extreme fads and styles. To order official items for Spirit Wear days, contact the office. (Make sure to adhere to Dress Code color guidelines when ordering Spirit Wear sweatshirts or jackets that a student wishes to wear during the school day.)
Do you have an athletic program?
Yes, GCA offers soccer, girls volleyball, and golf in the fall; boys basketball, girls basketball and cheerleading in the winter; and Middle and High School track and field, High School boys volleyball and baseball, and a girls High School softball club in the spring.
Do you have chapel?
Yes! Our Elementary and Preschool students participate in a chapel service every Thursday from
8:45-9:15 a.m. Our Upper Academy (6th-12th Grade) students participate in a chapel service every Tuesday from 8:25-9:10 a.m. with worship led by our Upper Academy Praise Team.
What are the school hours?
GCA Start Times:
6th-12th/Upper Academy 8:15 a.m.; K-5th Elementary/Lower Academy 8:30 a.m.;
Preschool varies: 8:30 a.m. or noon.
GCA End Times:
6th-12th/Upper Academy 3:15 p.m.; K-5th Elementary/Lower Academy 3 p.m.;
Preschool varies: 11:30 a.m. or 3:15 p.m.
Doors open for K-12 students 15 minutes prior to start times. GCA offers aftercare from 3-5:30 p.m. for Preschool-8th Grade ($7/hour per child).