Grandview Consolidated School District #4 (GC-4) was established in 1914. Today it proudly serves a diverse student population of more than 4,200. There are 601 staff members, which includes 23 administrators, 330 certified teachers, and 248 classified staff. The district has been fully accredited throughout its history, scoring in the “Distinction in Performance” status in recent years.
GC-4 is committed to using high quality instruction to ensure college and career readiness for all students. The district offers a wide spectrum of education opportunities including pre-engineering, robotics, culinary, music, theater, forensics, sports and an award winning band program. The district is structured using Small Learning Communities (SLCs), and career path “houses” at Grandview High School to enhance rigor, relevance and relationships.
District boundaries encompass the majority of Grandview, Missouri, as well as portions of south Kansas City on the west of the district and Lee’s Summit on the east, with a total population of 32,000.
GC-4 has an early childhood center (High Grove), four elementary schools (Belvidere, Butcher-Greene, Conn-West and Meadowmere), one K-8 school (Martin City), one 6-8 grade middle school (Grandview Middle School/GMS), one 9-12 grade high school (Grandview High School/GHS) and the Center for Alternative Instructional Resources (CAIR).
Enrollment in the district has increased 11 % in the last five years. The assessed valuation of the district is $427,771,406 with an operating budget of approximately $50,000,000.
Presently the student demographics are 52% African-American, 20% Caucasian, 20% Hispanic, and 8% Asian, Indian or other minority backgrounds. Approximately 77% of GC-4 students receive free and reduced lunches.