Every year, except for kindergartners, students at Grace Christian School take the nationally standardized Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS).  This national test scores how well our students do academically and compares their results to other students across the country.  photo-testsIf our school shows a score of 91.5, that means our students scored better than 91.5 percent of the other tested schools.

Iowa Test Scores
for Grace Christian School

– average for all students –
Test-Results 2013-2014
The core subjects are math, reading, and language combined.  Science is listed as a separate test score.  On the Iowa Test scoring scale, an average student would score 50 in any given subject.


  • The things I learned at Grace, both inside and outside the classroom, benefited me all the way through high school and into college.
    Connor, former student
  • My girls got a wonderful education and enjoyed the individual attention in the small multi-grade classes.
    Georgia, parent of former students
  • One of my favorite parts, aside from academia, was the camaraderie with the students and parents.
    Alison, former student
  • Because of the outstanding academic preparation... our students had a huge academic advantage over their peers when they entered high school.
    Parent of three graduates
  • My grandson is learning so much and far above the curve of other schools.
    Kathy, grandparent of a current student
  • The respect for authority and work ethics promoted at this school, coupled with biblical principles and training are reasons that I would recommend GCS...
    Brian, parent of former students
  • Grace Christian has been an ideal learning environment for our daughter.
    Becky, parent of a former student
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