Griggs International Academy

Griggs International Academy offers a full Kindergarten to 12th grade curriculum in regionally accredited programs.
Since our founding in 1909 as part of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, GIA has provided a Christian education to nearly a half million people around the world.We serve an essential part of life for hundreds of missionary families, as well as thousands of adult and school-age students who cannot or do not want to attend a traditional classroom school.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationSeventh Day Adventist
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded1909
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesTuition varies for each grade level ($592-$3500)
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students2,355 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Griggs International Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Average Class Size44 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average ACT score24

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$3,300
Tuition NotesTuition varies for each grade lever ($1000-$3500)
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorGabriela Melgar

School Notes

Griggs is a faith-based online K12 school. We are a great option for students who would like to enroll full-time or who need a supplemental course. Our open enrollment provides flexibility and convenience for families with unique circumstances. We provide fellowship through Live Chapel, support and encouragement through Mentor Groups, and engagement and connection through contests, workshops,  and more.

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Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school and elementary school to Griggs International Academy is Griggs International Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Trinity Lutheran School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Berrien Springs
    Griggs International Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Grades: K-12 | 662 students
    0.1 miles
    8903 Us Highway 31
    Berrien Springs, MI 49104
    (269) 471-6529
    0.1 K-12
  • Berrien Springs
    Ruth Murdoch Elementary School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Grades: K-8 | 243 students
    0.4 miles
    8885 Garland Ave
    Berrien Springs, MI 49104
    (269) 471-3225
    0.4 K-8
  • Berrien Springs
    Trinity Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 106 students
    0.7 miles
    9123 George Ave
    Berrien Springs, MI 49103
    (269) 473-1811
    0.7 PK-8
  • Berrien Springs
    Village Sda Elementary School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Grades: K-8 | 171 students
    1.3 miles
    409 W Mars St
    Berrien Springs, MI 49103
    (269) 473-5121
    1.3 K-8
  • Berrien Springs
    Andrews Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Grades: 9-12 | 247 students
    1.4 miles
    8833 Garland Ave
    Berrien Springs, MI 49104
    (269) 471-3138
    1.4 9-12

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The average private school tuition in Michigan is $4,702 for elementary schools and $10,332 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Michigan is 95% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).