FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How do I schedule a tour?
Families are welcome to tour our school between 3:30 and 4:45 p.m. Please call the school office at 740-965-5433 to schedule a tour with an administrator.
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, bowling and High School track and field 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. GCA offers aftercare from 3-6 p.m. for Preschool-8th Grade ($5/hour per child).