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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.  We 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.  We are pleased to announce that construction of the first phase of an expanded Secondary space is planned for 2017!    



Grand Traverse Academy

Our mission:

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

News & Events

Open Enrollment Begins

Open Enrollment for the 2017-18 school year begins on January 9, 2017 and continues through April 12, 2017.

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VEX Robotics Tournament

Grand Traverse Academy will host a VEX robotics regional qualifier tournament, “Winter Luau,” on Saturday, January 14, featuring 40 teams from 16 schools.   

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Junior High Boys' Lock-In

GTA boys in grades 7 & 8 are invited to a night of Toad Magic awesomeness on Friday, January 27 at a Ninja Night Lock-In!

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Upcoming Events

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