Charter Schools

Muskegon eighth graders surprised with GVSU announcement of guaranteed admission

Eighth graders at Timberland Charter Academy in Muskegon were surprised during their promotion ceremony with an announcement of guaranteed admission to GVSU if they meet certain criteria.

Jun 3, 2022

GVSU-authorized charter high schools rank among Michigan's best

Three charter high schools authorized by Grand Valley rank among the state's best, according to the U.S. News and World Report's annual rankings.

May 2, 2022

GVSU leaders pledge commitment to inclusive community, acknowledge pain

The remarks were made during the April 29 Board of Trustees meeting.

Apr 29, 2022

Charter Schools Office screening documentary on teacher retention

The documentary features a GVSU expert and examines teachers' reasons for leaving the profession and the incentives that could motivate their return to the classroom.

Mar 2, 2022

Scholarships announced for graduates of GVSU's charter high schools

The scholarships announced by the Charter Schools Office will provide at least $1,000 annually for graduates of GVSU-authorized public charter high schools to attend Grand Valley.

Feb 3, 2022

GVSU-authorized charter schools rank among best in Michigan, Detroit

Rankings by U.S. News and World Report list charter schools authorized by Grand Valley among the best elementary and middle schools in Michigan and Detroit.

Nov 17, 2021

Grand Valley boosts financial aid, designates more than $2 million to support students affected by pandemic

Grand Valley State University Board of Trustees approved a $5.4 million increase in financial aid, an 8 percent increase over last year.

Jun 25, 2021

Detroit school students learn about the future of college success at 8th grade ceremony

Students at Detroit Achievement Academy learned they will have guaranteed admission to Grand Valley when they graduate from high school.

Jun 3, 2021

Michigan Charter School Teacher, Administrator of the Year both from GVSU-authorized schools

Jordan Dischinger-Smedes, from Grand River Preparatory High School in Grand Rapids, was named teacher of the year, and Kimberly Llorens, principal at University Preparatory Academy Elementary ý Mark Murray in Detroit, was named administrator of the year.

May 18, 2021