Grace Brethren School

TEACHERS

  • 50+% of the faculty hold an advanced degree.
  • Teacher/Student ratio is 1:14.
  • Teachers offer free, limited tutoring after school in all subjects.

COURSE AND CLUB OFFERINGS

  • 17 Advanced Placement, 5 Dual Enrollment
  • Numerous Interesting Science, Engineering, and Arts Electives
  • 24 Clubs

FOCUS ON TECHNOLOGY

  • Robotics Program: 31 Tournament, 3 California State, and 1 Worlds Division Championships
  • 2nd school in U.S. history to launch Cube Satellite into space

EXCELLENT PERFORMING ARTS

  • Students have performed at the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles, performed on America’s Got Talent, and contributed to numerous television and film productions.
  • Outstanding choir and drama productions

UNIVERSITY ACCEPTANCE

  • Grace Brethren students have been accepted by 5 of the top 10 universities in the U.S.
  • 100% of graduates met or exceeded University of California (UC) or California State (CSU) acceptance requirements.

Located in Simi Valley in beautiful Southern California, Grace Brethren School offers a comprehensive college prep academic, arts and athletics curriculum including biblical training, all from a Christian worldview for grades 9-12.

MISSION STATEMENT
To nurture the whole student in an academic environment through a Biblical world-view, providing an opportunity for each one to mature in Christ and to accurately handle the word of truth in a secular world

ACCREDITATION

  • Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
  • Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)

Requirements for admission include a 3.0 GPA and strong English skills. The preferred test is the iTEP SLATE with a 3.5 minimum score.

Minimum English test scores requirements are as follows:
iTEP SLATE (preferred test): 3.5 or higher
Internet based TOEFL (iBT): 85 or higher
TOEFL: The paper based TOEFL (PBT): 550 or higher
IELTS: 7 or higher on the academic module
ELTis: 225 or higher
Students at Grace Brethren are required to wear uniforms.

Grace Brethren offers rigorous college prep curriculum, with 100% of graduates able to meet the University of California or California State acceptance requirements.

AP COURSES

  1. Calculus AB
  2. Calculus BC
  3. Statistics
  4. Biology
  5. Chemistry
  6. Physics
  7. Computer Science
  8. English Language and Composition
  9. English Literature and Composition
  10. European History
  11. U.S. History
  12. Government and Politics
  13. Spanish Language
  14. Spanish Literature
  15. Studio Art Drawing
  16. Studio Art 2D

OTHER COURSES

  • 5 Dual Enrollment Courses
  • Honors classes offered across most subjects – English, math, science, foreign language
  • Science Electives: Engineering, Robotics, Anatomy and Physiology, Sports Medicine, Forensics

TEACHERS

  • 50+% of the faculty hold an advanced degree.
  • Teacher/Student ratio is 1:14.
  • Teachers offer free, limited tutoring after school in all subjects.

FOCUS ON TECHNOLOGY

  • Robotics Program: 31 Tournament, 3 California State, and 1 Worlds Division Championships
  • 2nd school in U.S. history to launch Cube Satellite into space

UNIVERSITY ACCEPTANCE

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • University of Chicago
  • Stanford University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Northwestern University
  • Brown University
  • Cornell University
  • University of Notre Dame
  • UCLA
  • UC Berkeley

Grace Brethren competes within the Tri-County Athletic Association(TCAA).  The TCAA provides our athletes with a high level of competition and exposure of our athletes within Ventura County.  With Grace Brethren’s unique position within the TCAA and its size, it offers the total package to any athlete at Grace Brethren.

Fall Sports

  • Football
  • Girls Volleyball
  • Cross Country
  • Cheerleading
  • Equestrian

Winter Sports

  • Boys Basketball
  • Boys Soccer
  • Girls Basketball
  • Girls Soccer
  • Cheerleading

Spring Sports

  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Golf
  • Track and Field
  • Swim

FINE ARTS / MEDIA

  • Art Media
  • Graphic Arts
  • Ceramics
  • Photography
  • Film Studies
  • Film Industry
  • Technical Theater
  • Yearbook
  • Theater
  • Choir
  • Drama
  • Band
  • Jazz Band

PERFORMING ARTS HIGHLIGHTS

  • GCS holds 13 Annual Fine Arts performances.
  • Students have performed at the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles, performed on America’s Got Talent, and contributed to numerous television and film productions.
  • Outstanding choir and drama productions

EXTRACURRICULAR CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES

GBS has 24 clubs which 50% of students participate in.

  • Championship Robotics teams – Grace Brethren often qualifies for the World Championships
  • National Honors Society
  • Historical studies trips to Washington, DC
  • Other class trips and retreats

Location

1350 Cherry Ave, Simi Valley, CA, USA

School Details

School Type:Private, Co-ed
Grades:K-12
Campus Size:13 Acres
Total Enrollment:435 (Grades 7-12)