Jr/Sr High School

Goal of the High School – In accordance with the school mission, we prepare young adults to have the intellectual, emotional, and spiritual stability to be productive citizens of our nation and communities, and committed Christians in the kingdom of God.

Our Curriculum

  • 174 days of intense academic curriculum emphasizing problem solving, critical thinking, and team-work.
  • Daily Bible training in a biblical Christian worldview.
  • Bi-Weekly chapels emphasizing the Lordship of Jesus in students’ lives.
  • Required community service ranging from 37 to 52 hours each year.
Field Trips
Orientation

Graduates and Beyond

  • ACT scores range from 18-29 with the average in the mid 20s.
  • Law enforcement
  • Medical
  • Banking
  • US Army (Signal Corps)
Foods Class

What’s different?

  • All students who desire to play sports will play
  • Outdoor Unity Retreat each year for fun, challenge and team building.
  • Occasional High School trip: museum, challenge course, etc.
  • Seniors last year each performed 69 hours of community service.
  • Clubs when available: guitar, chess, model rocketry.
  • Community professionals often teach part time: computers, music, auto repairs, and biology dissection

Our Curriculum

  • Reading comprehension and expressive verbal and written communication.
  • Critical thinking and generation of multiple options in problem solving
  • A small but adequately science lab with equipment for labs, dissection, and science fairs.
  • Computer training, including programming.
  • Attempts to teach at students’ level of aptitude, including differentiated instruction
  • Exploration of careers based on interest and a sense of calling.
  • Biblical integration in each course.
  • We teach the fine arts to foster creativity of humans who are made in God’s image.
Computer Class

Graduation Requirements:

  • Basic Track:
  • Bible 8 credits
  • English 8  credits
  • History 7 credits
  • Math 6 credits
  • Science 6 credits
  • Speech 1 credit
  • PE 3 credits
  • Electives 9 credits
  • Independent Service

 

  • Advanced Track:
  • Bible 8 credits
  • English 8  credits
  • History 8 credits
  • Math 8 credits
  • Science 8 credits
  • Speech 1 credit
  • PE 3 credits
  • Electives 12 credits
  • Independent Service
Warm friendships
Warm friendships
Everyone practices speaking in front of the class
Foreign Exchange
Sports
Science Fair
Team Building
Walking through the hallways and looking in each classroom, I appreciate seeing the well-worn Bibles out on top of each teacher’s desk.

Mark Wilcox

2017-07-12T17:27:24+00:00

Mark Wilcox

Walking through the hallways and looking in each classroom, I appreciate seeing the well-worn Bibles out on top of each teacher’s desk.
We enrolled our children at Great River because of the advanced curriculum.  What we received were two students whose hearts had been touched.

Cynthia & Bill Becker

2017-07-13T18:35:06+00:00

Cynthia & Bill Becker

We enrolled our children at Great River because of the advanced curriculum.  What we received were two students whose hearts had been touched.
My sister is a curriculum director in the public school system and she is amazed how early different concepts are taught…”

Kathy Olson

2017-07-13T18:35:49+00:00

Kathy Olson

My sister is a curriculum director in the public school system and she is amazed how early different concepts are taught…”
We love GRCS not only for the Bible teaching of salvation through Christ, but also for the high standards of academics.”

Sam and Angie Boyer

2017-07-13T18:36:35+00:00

Sam and Angie Boyer

We love GRCS not only for the Bible teaching of salvation through Christ, but also for the high standards of academics.”