Because we expect so much of our students here at Grace Christian School we have a strict admissions procedure for prospective new students and their families to follow.
The admissions process
The following activities must be completed before your application will be considered
|1||Tour the School||Contact Mrs. Debbie Bruni at (352) 387-3090 or
firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment. It is an opportunity to learn more about the school, meet with the administration, and discuss the application process.
|2||Application||A non-refundable application fee of $100 must accompany each application. Students entering the K-3 program must be three before September 1st in the school year in which they are enrolled|
|3||Report Cards and Standardized Test scores||Request that records be sent to GCS from your child’s current school
(including report cards and any standardized test scores)Qualifications for prospective students:
Grades: A, B top priority, C’s considered
Standardized Testing: Stanford 10 - Stanines 7-9 5-6 considered
FCAT: 4 and above , 3 considered
Behavior: S or above
Attendance – Good record
|4||Teacher Recommendation Form||GCS will send recommendation forms to your current child’s teacher (s) to complete and return to us.|
|5||Classroom Visitation||K-3 prospective student – Teacher will call to schedule a meeting with the parents
K-4 prospective student - Parents will be contacted to schedule a student classroom visit to K-3 class from 8:00am-11:00am
K-5 prospective student - Parents will be contacted to schedule a student classroom visit to K-4 class from 8:00am-11:30am
1st grade prospective student - Parents will be contacted to schedule a student classroom visit to K-5 class from 7:45am-12:30am
2nd – 8th grade prospective students - Parents will be contacted to schedule a student classroom all day visit
|6||Evaluation||Prospective students will be evaluated during the classroom visitation day.|
|Admissions process completion||Once parts 1-6 have been completed the admissions committee reviews the student’s records, recommendation and evaluation from classroom visitation.|
|Notification||Letters are sent to prospective families advising them of the admissions
decision. If the student is accepted, an enrollment contract with a registration fee will be required within two weeks to secure enrollment.