GRACE CHRISTIAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
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Grace Christian Elementary School (GCES) is home to our Early Learning and Elementary school, and is part of Grace Cascade Christian Schools (GCCS), an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit Christian school system, specializing in the training of young people in grades preschool through fifth to be Christ-centered, productive believers through the teaching of the Word of God and by example, in harmony with and supporting the Christian home.
All academics will be taught from a Biblical worldview, with an emphasis on each individual’s personal relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ, since our ultimate purpose is to be like Him. (Romans 8.28-30).
Contact Information and School Hours
Elementary school office: 541-772-1438
Elementary email: [email protected]
Grace Christian Elementary School is a closed campus which means students are required to remain on campus once they arrive unless signed out at the office by a parent or legal guardian.
Office hours when school is in session are Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
GRACE CHRISTIAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
SUMMER OFFICE HOURS:
June 28, 2018: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
June 29-August 3, 2018: M-W*, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM; Th-F, Closed
*We will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th
August 6-30, 2018: M-F, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
August 31 & September 3, 2018: Closed for Labor Day weekend
September 4, 2018: First day of school, back to regular school hours
Grace Christian Elementary School Hours are:
All grades begin at 8:10 AM
(Except Pre-Kindergarten PM classes begin at 12:00 PM)
Preschool dismiss at 11:10 AM
Pre-Kindergarten AM dismiss at 11:10 AM
Pre-Kindergarten PM dismiss at 2:55 PM
Kindergarten Full Day dismiss at 2:45 PM
Grades 1 and 2 dismiss at 2:45 PM
Grades 3, 4, and 5 dismiss at 3:00 PM
CLICK HERE for a printable PDF of our 2017-2018 school calendar.
Grace Christian Elementary School is located in the beautiful Rogue Valley, thirty miles north of the California border, in Medford, Oregon.
The physical address is 649 Crater Lake Avenue Medford OR 97504.
Our eleven-acre campus includes thirty-two classrooms, two computer labs, a 15,000 volume library, full-size gymnasium, playground with soccer field, music suite, art studio, cafeteria, auditorium/chapel, and after-school care facilities.
Grace Christian Elementary School serves grades preschool through fifth and has a student enrollment of 343.
Male students – 157 (46%)
Female students – 186 (54%)
Approximately sixty churches are represented by the students of Grace Cascade Christian Schools.
Grace Christian Elementary School (preschool-5th grade) employs fifteen full and part-time teachers. Our teachers are Oregon State credentialed and ACSI certified.
Our student-to-teacher ratio is approximately 18:1.
GCES incorporates the best of Christian and traditional curriculum, all of which are taught from a Bible-based perspective. In the classroom, we endeavor to provide a structure that encourages the best possible learning environment.
GCES students consistently perform above the national average at every grade level on standardized tests.
GCES students receive a comprehensive educational experience which may include foreign language, chorus, band, art and physical education.
Extended Enrichment Program
The Grace Christian Elementary School campus offers an Extended Enrichment program that provides extending learning opportunities and consistent care all day for preschool and pre-kindergarten students, as well as after-school care until 6:00 PM for preschool through fifth grade students.
Grace Cascade Christian Schools is accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and AdvancED and is recognized for promoting and maintaining a well-balanced educational program and for meeting or exceeding standards considered essential for quality education.
Grace Cascade Christian Schools is recognized by the State of Oregon as a non-profit organization and is established as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
Statement of Non-Discrimination
Grace Cascade Christian Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color or national/ethnic origin in the administration of admissions and/or educational policies. As a religious, private institute, however, it does screen students on the basis of academic ability, conduct, and compatibility with the religious goals, purpose, resources, and philosophy of the school. As a discipleship school, Grace Cascade Christian Schools does seek to enroll students from families who are actively involved in a Bible-believing local church which supports the Grace Cascade Christian Schools’ Statement of Faith. However, families are evaluated on an individual basis and those who are open to seeking God’s truth and learning more about Him may be considered for enrollment as well.