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B
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  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    C
  3. Teachers
    C
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Sports
    B-
Great Commission Schools is an above average, private, Christian school located in Altoona, PA. It has 130 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 7 to 1. After graduation, 70% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.
Address
1100 6th Ave
Altoona, PA 16602
Telephone
(814) 942-9710

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
Average SAT
1180
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Culture & Safety

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Students

Diversity
C
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Students
130
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
National
17:1
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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B-
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Living in the Area
B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B+
  2. Good for Families
    C+
  3. Housing
    B
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$38,592
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$623
National
$949
Median Home Value
$87,600
National
$184,700
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My experience of Great Commission Schools was excellent because of the people I was surrounded with and how obvious it was to me that the teachers cared about us. The small school setting allowed the teachers to be able to develop relationships with the students in a way that encouraged us.
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Great Commission Schools is a great school that provides a good Christian education. Class sizes are small and the relationships between students and teachers are great and it is like one big family. Teachers go above and beyond to help you learn.
Great Commission Schools is a wonderful Christian school that feels like a large family. The faculty and staff deeply care about the students at the school in both their academic and spiritual lives.