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Grandfriends Day!

Grandfriends Day!

Join us for our annual "Grandfriends Day"! Grandparents or other VIP's are invited to join us to experience a "morning in the life" of an Excel student! Young Fives through 2nd guests grade join us from 8:45-9:45am 3rd through 5th grade guests join us from 10-11:15am 6th through 8th grade guest join us from 11:30am-12:15pm Enjoy assemblies and refreshments, please call the office for more details! 616-281-9339.

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Open House

Open House

Stop by and see us on November 7 between 9:00 am and 11:00 am. Discover how we meet the unique needs of your child. Find out how we make moral focus lessons part of every school day. Hear about our academic and enrichment programs, visit the classrooms, and enjoy a treat. We look forward to seeing you!

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Graduating Soon?

Graduating Soon?

At Grand River Preparatory High School we offer AP and dual-enrollment courses, as well as many electives, clubs, and sports. We also emphasize ways to give back to the community. Our goal is to develop people of character—students who can work through life's toughest problems and come out ahead.

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Welcome to Excel

Success means something different to everybody. Here at Excel Charter Academy, it means creating endless opportunities for your child to become their best. We inspire our students to excel academically and think creatively to reach their full potential. Our dedicated teachers help children apply critical thinking skills to solve real-world problems. Our moral focus program motivates children to be better people. As a result, children are prepared to tackle 21st century challenges and excel in high-school, college and beyond.

Success means something different to everybody. Here at Excel, see how we help your child become their best.

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Spotlight: Music Teacher Published Book

Toni Nunemaker, a music teacher at Excel Charter Academy, published a book this year about her journey to healing and forgiveness after her grandson, Connor Verkerke, 9, was murdered by a 12-year-old boy on a playground two years ago.
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We are a Charter School

Excel Charter Academy is a tuition-free, public charter school open to all children who live in the state of Michigan. If you are seeking a ‘private’ school education with the tuition-free benefit of a public school, then you are in the right place.

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Spotlight: Students Visit Seniors

For the past eight years the young 5s class at Excel Charter Academy has traveled to SarahCare, an adult daycare facility for senior citizens, as a year-long project. 
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We know there are a lot of factors in deciding where your child will go to school and we want to help. Use our live chat or leave your information and we will be in touch.

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We would love to show you our world so contact us to schedule a tour. We also hold open houses where you can meet our amazing teachers.

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We can’t wait to share your child’s journey! Apply online, in person, or over the phone and don’t hesitate to ask us questions along the way! We are here for you.

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