Welcome to Grand River Academy

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 Mission:

An innovative academic learning community that inspires learners to grow into empowered citizens. 
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Our Vision:

An Empowered Learning Community driven by Challenge, Curiosity and Compassion.

Grand River Offers Students:

Award-winning K12 curriculum for grades K-5th
Odysseyware for grades 6th-12th.

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 school model allows students to take part in an online/classroom learning environment—thus allowing 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.

Flexible pacing and an Individualized Learning Plan.

The excitement of joining a community of connected learners with a wide range of extra curricular clubs, fun/learning activities and other opportunities for socialization.

Opportunities to tryout 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.

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