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Goodpasture High School

Goodpasture High School is a coeducational private school for students in grades 9 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban

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Overview

Overview

Goodpasture High School says

Since 1965, Goodpasture Christian School has been a ministry serving the educational needs of families who wish to have Godly values and a knowlege of Jesus Christ as the center of their child's learning experiences. Goodpasture Christian School has grown from approximately 150 students, faculty, and staff our opening year to over 1,000 students, faculty, and staff who make up our school today. Along the way, GCS has served over 3,000 alumni who are making contributions to society not just locally but also nationally and internationally. Through the years, Goodpasture Christian School has experienced much growth to our campus acreage, facilities, and programs; however, our founding beliefs have remained the same. Daily Bible study and devotional time, along with the teaching and modeling of God's values, continues. The GCS family atmosphere is felt among our current families, alumni, donors, faculty, and staff. If we can be of service to you or your family, please allow us the honor to do so.

Curriculum

Goodpasture High School students will experience an education that promotes spirituality, academics, and extra-curricular activities. A student's four years of high school will be interwoven with a spiritual fabric that is unmatched. Daily devotionals, Bible classes, small group devotionals and Bible study, and other activities such as the Fellowship of Christian Athletes lay a foundation for our students, which is enhanced by the spiritual leadership and example set forth by our caring faculty and staff. Our teachers use this foundation to teach our students and help them to reach their highest potential.

Goodpasture High School provides a variety of college preparatory and honors classes that promote lifelong learning. (Course Offerings at a glance) Our numerous Advanced Placement and Dual Enrollment Classes provide our honors students with a challenging course load that enables them to earn up to 45 hours of college credit prior to graduation. Our smart board technology, iPad labs, iPod touch labs, and student remote answering systems give teachers the tools needed to institute and support best practices in technology integration. New Biology, Chemistry, and Physics labs give our students the tools needed to explore, analyze, and predict information that promotes higher-level thinking.

Along with our spiritual and academic emphasis, Goodpasture High School provides many different opportunities for students to become involved outside of the classroom. The arts are a very important part of the curriculum at Goodpasture. A variety of courses including instrumental music, marching band, concert band, AP music theory, theater arts, technical theater, visual arts, photography, video production, and chorus are offered to students. In addition, students participating in mock trial competitions learn about courtroom procedures and law practices, and quiz bowl teams participate in challenging events that stretch the mind. Science Olympiad teams participate in a variety of tournaments each year. International travel opportunities are offered each year to enhance the academic experience of students enrolled at Goodpasture. Goodpasture athletic programs have produced numerous state championships over the past 5 years.

Overall, the Goodpasture High School experience is one that enables a student to grow in all aspects of their lives. It prepares young men and women for their college future and gives them the tools to be successful in years to come.

Mission Statement

Our mission with each student is "building confidence, intellectual growth and spiritual strength." Goodpasture's faculty and staff seek God's wisdom to prepare students for life in this world, and more importantly, for life eternally.

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Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (615) 868-3700
Email
  admissions@goodpasture.org

Academics

Academics

Academic Calendar: Year

  • AP United States History
  • AP World History
  • AP Psychology
  • AP Biology
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Physics C
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Music Theory

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 358
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 93
10 83
11 97
12 85

Goodpasture High School's relatively even 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 Goodpasture High School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 5 : 1
Dress Code Uniform

Extracurriculars

The breadth of activities at Goodpasture Christian School is astounding. From food drives to highly successful sports programs, there are niches for everyone without the need to be one dimensional. The spiritually challenging leadership classes available augment the AP and dual credit challenges. The opportunity to receive peer mentoring from honors students matches the best in sports training staff and facilities. The cutting-edge video production lab works hand in hand with the traditional Christmas play to offer high-value productions in our Fine Arts auditorium. Come find something that suits you!

Associations & Memberships

National Christian School Association (NCSA)

Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools

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