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At a Glance

Y5-8

Grades

776

Amazing Students

9

Character-building Monthly Virtues

1995

Year Opened
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Facts

Free and Reduced Lunch

Free and Reduced Lunch

We offer healthy, balanced meals to all students, including hot lunch each full school day. Our free and reduced program is available to families that qualify.

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Before and After School Care

Before and After School Care

We can recommend local providers of before and after school care. Drop-off and pick-up services to and from school may be available through these providers.

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Transportation

Transportation

Busing is not provided, so parents are expected to provide the means for children to get to and from our school. Contact us if you would like to ask about parent carpooling.

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Dress Code

Dress Code

We have a dress code designed to reduce distractions so children can focus on academic success. Our dress code is flexible and cost effective.

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Student with music teacher
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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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Programs at a Glance

In addition to our individualized teaching and moral focus program, we have opportunities for leadership, extra support, enrichment, clubs, after school activities, sports, and more.

Activities

Basketball hoop

Sports

Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, Cheerleading, Cross Country

Saxophone

Music

Weekly music class (specials), Band, Choir

Artist palette

Art

Weekly art class (specials), Drama

Chess pieces

Clubs

Science Olympiad, Yearbook Committee, Girls on the Run, Student Ambassadors

Diversity

Excel State Average
Asian 8% 2%
Black 31% 14%
Hispanic 14% 14%
Other 1% 5%
White (non-hispanic) 46% 65%

Other schools nearby View NHA Schools Near Me

Vista Charter Academy

711 - 32nd Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49548

2.4 Miles away from Excel Charter Academy

616-246-6920

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Ridge Park Charter Academy

4120 Camelot Ridge Drive SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

3.1 Miles away from Excel Charter Academy

616-222-0093

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River City Scholars Charter Academy

944 Evergreen St
Grand Rapids, MI 49507

3.7 Miles away from Excel Charter Academy

616-248-3390

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