A Day In The Life at GCA

Meet real GCA students, families, and staff to learn what a day in the life at a virtual school is like.  Each student's story will take you through their experience with live classes and schedules, assignments and curriculum, and more. 

Choose an experience by grade level:

Featured Stories

Elai & Etai - Kindergarten

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Originally wanting a brick and mortar school for her twins, Elai and Etai, Elizabeth had to make another choice for her Kindergarten students during the COVID-19 pandemic.  At GCA, she and the twins fell in love with the field trips, time with teachers and classmates, hands-on activities and the overall school at home experience.  

Explore Elai's & Etai's GCA experience.

Caleb - 1st Grade

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Caleb's mom wanted a virtual education that provides the same quality of education found at traditional brick and mortar schools.  Finding a school that allowed time in the day for Caleb to participate in extracurricular activities was also important.

Explore Caleb's GCA experience

Gabriel - 4th Grade

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Gabriel's parents were looking for a school option that helped him become an independent learner in an environment that had minimal distractions.  They found the structure that GCA provides does just that while also preparing Gabriel for college or career.

Explore Gabriel's GCA experience

Jack - 5th Grade

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Recognizing Jack's need for a more self-managed education and extracurricular projects, his parents have been pleased with the "college-esque" schedule GCA provides while finding that virtual does not mean separated from teachers and classmates. 

Explore Jack's GCA experience

Joey - 6th Grade

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Joey needed an environment where he could learn free from the distractions that a brick and mortar classroom can present.  At GCA, he has become a more responsible student who is able to focus which has significantly improved his academic performance.

Explore Joey's GCA experience

Natalia - 12th Grade

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As a high school student, Natalia has been able to focus on her studies while still having time in her schedule for extracurricular activities.  The Dual Enrollment program offers her the ability to earn college and high school credits simultaneously.  

Explore Natalia's GCA experience

Ready to Get Started?

Lottery registration is your first step to enrolling at GCA.  Grade levels have a specified number of seats, so lottery registration is indication to our enrollment team that you are interested in enrolling in a certain grade level.  

Enroll now for the 2024-2025 school year. 

Get Started - Step 1: Enter the Lottery

Step 2: Confirm Your Selection. After registering for the lottery, you will either receive a seat offer or will be placed on a waitlist.  

After receiving a seat offer, you will confirm your seat by clicking the link in the seat offer confirmation email.  Doing this tells our enrollment team that you are serious in moving forward with the enrollment process.  

Step 3: Register for the Online Application. After registering confirming your seat, you will receive an email with a link to register for access to the online enrollment application.  After clicking on this link you will fill out a preliminary form, submit the form, and then your personalized 5-digit application number will be created.

Step 4: Submit the Online Application. After registering for access to the online enrollment application, you will receive your actual, personalized application link.  You will complete the application, upload acceptable documents, and submit your application.  

Enrollment Steps for New Applicants

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