Grandview Consolidated School District #4 (GC-4) was established in 1914. Today it proudly serves a diverse student population of approximately 4,300. There are more than 600 staff members, which includes nearly 30 administrators, more than 330 certified teachers, and more than 260 classified staff. The district has been fully accredited throughout its history, scoring in the “Distinction in Performance” status in recent years.
Our graduation rate is 85%, which is well above the national average. More than 90% of our graduates enroll in college or are employed in vocational careers.
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 educational opportunities including pre-engineering, robotics, culinary, music, theater, forensics, sports and an award-winning band program.
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 by 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.