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Welcome to Grand Traverse Academy


Grand Traverse Academy is a tuition-free public Pre K-12 charter school authorized by Lake Superior State University.  The school opened in the fall of 2000 with a program based on Dr. William Glasser's Choice Theory.  In 2005, Grand Traverse Academy was declared a Glasser Quality School, one of only 15 in the nation at the time.  Continued growth has resulted in the construction of a Secondary wing for junior high and high school in the fall of 2005 and an Early Childhood wing in the fall of 2007.   U.S. News & World Report ranked Grand Traverse Academy among the best high schools in the nation in 2013, 2014 and 2017.  

 

 

Grand Traverse Academy

Our mission:

For all students to be safe, loved and learning as they achieve excellence in character and academics

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