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Back to School Bash

Back to School Bash

Let’s celebrate the new school year. Free food, games, friends, and fun. Get to know school staff and meet other families. We’re happy you're a part of our school community. It’s going to be a great year! 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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New Family Dinner

New Family Dinner

Welcome to our school! All new families are invited to a free dinner! Meet the staff plus receive valuable information to get the school year off to a great start.

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Vista Charter Academy outperformed the district on the state test for the last five years.

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Welcome to Vista

We never set limits on how much your child can achieve. At Vista Charter Academy we create endless opportunities for your child to become their best. We shape instruction to build on the strengths and abilities of each child and make moral focus lessons part of every school day. As a result, our students thrive.

At Vista we create endless opportunities for your child to become their best.

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At a Glance

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Grades

703

Number of Students

1996

Year Opened
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Growing Minds. Inspiring Hearts.

Vista Charter Academy outperformed the district on the state test for the last five years.


Vista—where kids succeed!

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We Are a Charter School

Are you seeking a "private" school education with the no-cost benefit of a public school? If so, you're in the right place. Vista Charter Academy is a tuition-free public charter school open to all children who live in Michigan.

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Spotlight: Meet Principal Hekkema

Principal Kristen Hekkema has taken over the reins of Vista Charter Academy in Grand Rapids, Michigan — and we couldn’t be more thrilled. Mrs. Hekkema has demonstrated that hard work, compassion and a proven commitment to quality student achievement can make a school succeed.
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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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Tour the School

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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