Admissions FAQ’s


When should I apply?

Applications for the next school year are available beginning November 15.

When is the deadline to apply?

The regular deadline to apply is May 31.

Can I still apply after the regular deadline?

Yes, we will continue to take applications on a rolling basis IF space is still available in the class.

How much is the application fee?

The application fee is $150 for K4 - 8th grade students and $75 for 9th-12th grade students.

When is the deadline to apply for financial aid?

The priority deadline to apply for financial aid is March 3Yes,

This year GCA will host an Open House on January 15, February 5, March 5, and April 9. Open Houses are a fantastic way for prospective families to see the GCA campus, learn about our exciting learning environment, as well as meet staff, faculty and current students.

What if I can’t come to an Open House?

If you can’t come to an Open House, GCA’s Admissions Director will be happy to set up a time to give you a personal tour. Click on the link below to schedule a visit.

Do you allow students to shadow?

Yes, students currently in 3rd - 11 grades may shadow another student for a full-day or a half day. Shadowing is an excellent way for a prospective student to find out what a day at GCA is like. To schedule a “Shadow Day” for your child, contact GCA’s Admissions Director at

Where do GCA graduates go to college?

GCA graduates have attended Anderson University, Bob Jones University, Campbell University, Clemson University, College of Charleston, Furman University, Greenville Technical College, North Greenville University, Patrick Henry College, Spartanburg Methodist College, University of South Carolina - Columbia, and University of Southern California.