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Grand Center Arts Academy High School

Information Updated March 2020
  • Grades 9-12
  • 388 Students
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711 North Grand Avenue
St. Louis MO, 63103
This school is wheelchair accessible

COVID Contingency*

Attendance Options
In-Person Learning: n/a
100% Virtual Learning:
Blended Learning: n/a
Attendance Adjustment Options After First Quarter
School Provided Laptop or Tablet
School's Learning Plan Visit School Website
*This information is subject to change.


School Hours

Core School Hours 8:00am - 3:15pm
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After School Care



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Post-Activity Transportation
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Tuition Free Financial Assistance n/a Uniform
USDA Food Program
  Yes - All Students Eligible
Free Breakfast
Free Lunch

About The School

School Mission
Our mission is to serve students with a meaningful, well-rounded education that includes a strong emphasis in visual and performing arts and a deep commitment to academic excellence. We strongly believe in community engagement, multi-cultural understanding, service and good citizenship.
Quick Facts
  • Arts education emphasis
  • Dual credit; AP classes in science, history and visual arts; and college credit courses
  • Free after school tutoring, ACT prep and Chromebook classrooms
Parent Coordinator
Teachers On Staff 37
Teachers Returning from Last Year 81%
Nurses On Staff Full Time
Counselors On Staff Full Time
Social Workers On Staff Full Time
Special Education

Student Diversity

Total Students 388
American Indian / Alaska Native n/a
Asian n/a
Black 74%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander n/a
Hispanic 4.1%
White 20.9%
Multiracial n/a
Total Students 388
Male 33%
Female 67%
Limited English Proficient n/a
Students With Disabilities 10.3%
Low Income n/a

Education Focus

  • Choir
  • Band
  • Orchestra
  • Guitar
Visual & Performing Arts
  • Drawing and Painting
  • Ceramics and Fibers
  • Graphic Arts
  • Ballet, Modern Dance, Jazz, Tap
  • Theatre, Musical Theatre
World Languages
  • Spanish
  • French
Special Education
Advanced Placement
International Baccalaureate


After School Clubs
  • Student Government
  • Chess
Visual Arts

School Visits &

Application Deadline Ongoing
Application Fee
Interview Required
Requirements / Recommended Tests
Enrollment Criteria
  • City Resident or VICC Approved Student
  • Utility Bill
  • Shot Records
  • Birth Certificate
  • School records
Enrollment Contact Kristina Brendley

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