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At a Glance




Amazing Students


Character-building Monthly Virtues


Year Opened
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Breakfast and Lunch

Breakfast and Lunch

Healthy, balanced meals are available to all students. We participate in the Community Eligibility Provision​ (CEP), which allows us to provide breakfast and lunch to all students at no cost.

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Before and After School Care

Before and After School Care

We are currently researching options for local before and after school care providers.



Parents are expected to provide the means for their children to get to and from school. However, we have had great success with parents coordinating carpools. Contact us so we can help.

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Dress Code

Dress Code

The school has a dress code designed to reduce distractions so children can focus on academic success. This dress code is flexible and cost effective while encouraging student learning.

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Students posing at university

Spotlight: Middle School Visits Universities

Our middle school students got a sneak peak at what it’s like to go to college and visited Cornerstone University, Western Michigan University, and Michigan State University.
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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.


Basketball hoop


Basketball, Soccer, and Cheerleading



Band, choir, weekly music class (specials)

Artist palette

Visual Arts

Weekly art class (specials)

Chess pieces


National Junior Honor Society, Girls on the Run, Chess Club, Cooking Club, Men of Honor and Women of Valor


River City State Average
Asian 1% 2%
Black 82% 14%
Hispanic 11% 14%
White (non-hispanic) 6% 65%
Other 1% 5%

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