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At a Glance

Y5-8

Grades

703

Amazing Students

9

Character-building Monthly Virtues

1996

Year Opened
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Facts

Breakfast and Lunch

Breakfast and Lunch

We offer healthy, balanced breakfast and lunch to all students. Meals are provided at no cost through the Community Eligibility Provision​ (CEP).

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Before and After School Care

Before and After School Care

We partner with the YMCA to offer on-site after school care to our students. In addition, we can recommend local providers who may offer transportation.

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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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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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Activities & More

In addition to our academics and moral focus, we support our students with a variety of extra programs.
We've highlighted a few below.

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Sports

Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Soccer, Volleyball

Chess Pieces

Clubs

National Junior Honor Society, Girls on the Run, Kids of Hope

Diversity

VistaState Average
Asian2%2%
Black25%14%
Hispanic65%14%
White (non-hispanic)7%65%
Other1%5%

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River City Scholars Charter Academy

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2 Miles awayfrom Vista Charter Academy

616-248-3390

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Excel Charter Academy

4201 Breton Avenue SE
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2.4 Miles awayfrom Vista Charter Academy

616-281-9339

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Vanguard Charter Academy

1620 52nd Street SW
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3.8 Miles awayfrom Vista Charter Academy

616-538-3630

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