FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How do I schedule a tour?
We welcome you to visit our school and see first hand our students engaged in classroom activities and what our facility has to offer. Families are welcome to visit during "Tour Tuesdays" from 9-11 a.m. any Tuesday that school is in session. Please check the calendar on the home page or call ahead. To schedule a tour on a different day, please call the school office at 740-965-5433.
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 School track and field, High School boys volleyball and High School girls softball in the spring. Baseball and bowling are also being considered based on interest.
Do you have chapel?
Yes! Our Elementary and Preschool students participate in a chapel service every Friday from 8:45-9:15 a.m. Tuesday/Thursday Preschool students have a separate weekly chapel. Our middle school and high school chapel is Wednesday from 8:30-9:15 a.m.
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 p.m.
Doors open for K-12 students 15 minutes prior to start times. Contact the office if a student needs an earlier drop-off time. GCA offers aftercare from 3-6 p.m. for Preschool-8th Grade ($5/hour per child).