Grand River Academy's Interview Request Form is open for 2nd Semester of the 2022/2023 School Year.

Why Grand River?


Grand River Academy provides Mesa County Valley School District 51 students, Kindergarten through 12th grades, the chance to learn in a way that is right for them.  Grand River students will be supported by local certified teachers and staff whose focus is on each child’s potential through an individualized learning plan that evolves as the child grows.


Our Vision


An empowered learning community driven by challenge, curiosity, and compassion


Grand River Offers Students:

  • Award-winning k12 curriculum for grades k-5th.
  • Award-winning K12 curriculum for grades K-5th
  • Odysseyware for grades 6th-12th. We utilize other learning platforms to support student learning as well.
  • A solid, tuition-free 21st-century education.
  • Local, state-certified teachers, with a parent or other responsible adult in the role of the Learning Coach.
  • The blended option allows students time to work with their peers one day/week in hands-on activities with teacher guidance in core content classes, as well as working online at home. All electives are offered virtually through Google Meet with qualified teachers.
  • The online program allows students to participate in a virtual learning environment (Google Meet). This allows students time to work with their peers on instructional, engaging activities with teacher guidance in core content classes. Students work online at home as well.  All electives are offered virtually through Good Meet with qualified teachers.
  • Flexible pacing and an Individualized Learning Plan.
  • The excitement of joining a community of connected learners with a wide range of extracurricular clubs, fun/learning activities and other opportunities for socialization.
  • Opportunities to try out for/participate in District 51 sports and take cross-over courses at the student's neighborhood school.
  • Small group tutoring with our local, highly qualified teachers.
  • Ability to receive a District 51 high school diploma.

If Grand River Academy feels right for you, check out our Enrollment Page for next steps!