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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • School Type: Online School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 2,355 students
  • State Accredited: Yes
  • Live Instruction: No
  • Rolling Enrollment: No
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,300
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 44 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded
1909
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost Notes
Tuition varies for each grade level ($592-$3500)
Summer Program Details
State Accredited Program
Yes
Personalized Content
No
Live Instruction
No
Rolling Enrollment
No
Flexible Class Schedule
Yes
Accelerated Offerings
No
Classes for Credit/Part Time Options
No
Dedicated College Counselor
No
Tutoring/Mentoring
No
Community Clubs/Activities Offered
No

Student Body

Total Students
2,355 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
50%
Students by Grade
Griggs International Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
Average Class Size
44 students
List of Courses Offered
Average ACT score
24

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
$3,300
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies for each grade lever ($1000-$3500)
Acceptance Rate
99%
Admissions Director
Gabriela 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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • School Type: Online School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 2,355 students
  • State Accredited: Yes
  • Live Instruction: No
  • Rolling Enrollment: No
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,300
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 44 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Michigan is $6,143 for elementary schools and $10,825 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).
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