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Grand Traverse Academy

Grand Traverse Academy is a coeducational public charter school for students in grades Kindergarten through 12.

Education Quality
Cost Of Living
Institution Type: Public Setting: Rural


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Dr. William Glasser's Quality School concept. Uses developmentally appropriate practices including Integrated Visual Learning (IVL) and Character Education.



Public charter schools are supported through lower levels of direct, public funding, as well as though private subsidies. As with district public schools, they do not charge tuition to students who attend them.



81% of students graduate from Grand Traverse Academy

Adequate Yearly Progress

AYP was Met Overall for the year 2012.

AYP for Math was Met for the year 2012.

AYP for Reading was Met for the year 2012.

AYP is a measurement defined by the United States federal No Child Left Behind Act that allows the U.S. Department of Education to determine how every public school and school district in the country is performing academically according to results on standardized tests.


Grand Traverse Academy received a Bronze award from US News in 2013.

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 1,192
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Kindergarten 107
1 101
2 115
3 124
4 125
5 113
6 123
7 106
8 92
9 63
10 51
11 38
12 34

Grand Traverse Academy's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Grand Traverse Academy's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 18 : 1
Gender 48% Male / 52% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

28% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Grand Traverse Academy.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 90%
Multi-racial 2%
Hispanic/Latino 4%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2%
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