About Us

GVSU chartered its first 3 schools in 1995, serving a total of 350 students. As we enter our 18th year as an authorizer, GVSU charters 60 school buildings, serving over 32,000 students.

Grand Valley State University's dedication to fostering choice in K-12 education and positive public reform is stronger than ever. If you would like to learn more about charter schools and GVSU’s role in this movement, please watch a brief video, or you may contact the Charter Schools Office at (616) 331-2240. 



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Page last modified January 30, 2014