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  • Shoe Fundraiser


    Funds2Orgs writes an article about Collegiate Academy students


    As spring draws to a close, students throughout the country are ready for some summer fun. The annual ritual of school closings for the summer begins and we enjoy taking vacations and spending time at the beach or enjoying the outdoors. The months will pass by quickly and soon enough a new school year will begin.

    This month I would like to feature Collegiate Academy, which completed a shoe drive fundraiser with Funds2Orgs. The school is an Early College High School located in Hurst, Texas. There are 220 students and they wanted to raise funds for their activities. We know these days many schools have trouble raising money. It’s something schools struggle with every day when they’re in session. And, schools that have many of their student body from low-income families fight harder than their affluent peers to obtain the same educational and enrichment opportunities.
    Forty percent of the students at Collegiate Academy come from low-income families. They needed a creative fundraiser to help them raise money for activities and scholarship aid. The students at Collegiate took the fundraising bull by the horns. They challenged their teachers and school clubs to each fill 10 bags of gently worn, used and new shoes.





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    Congratulations to Elisa Cardona, John Doran, Charles Laison and Paige Anthony for receiving the 2015-16 Collegiate Academy Rising Phoenix Award!
    2016- 9th Grade Rising Phoenix 10th Grade Rising Phoenix

    “The Portrait of a graduate was developed by teachers, students and community members as a part of the LEAD 2021 initiative. The GCISD Portrait of a graduate includes 5 competencies which ensure that every GCISD student will graduate with the skills necessary for success in the 21st century. Collegiate Academy’s goal is to provide every student with the opportunities necessary to enhance and develop into global, self-regulated citizens that impact their community and our world. Students were selected by their teachers to receive a certificate honoring the outstanding effort they have shown in exhibiting these qualities this year at Collegiate Academy.

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  • Congratulations Collegiate Academy students of the month! 


     Class of 2018

    April 2016

    Alec Monhollen

    Abigail Garraty


    May 2016

    Gabriel Rengifo

    Jennifer Alfaro


    Class of 2019

    April 2016

    Madeleine Harris

    Manthan Upadhyaya


    May 2016

    Tristan Boos

    Taylor Adkins




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  • NHS Induction


    CA 2016 Induction Ceremony

    CA students celebrated our first NHS Induction on May 10, 2016. Congratulations to our 19 students!



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  • Great things happening at Collegiate Academy!


    Collegiate Academy student interviewed by CBS News.


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College is not a dream, it is a plan…

A Challenge-Based Curriculum

Collegiate Academy will use a challenge-based approach to learning, in which students and teachers collaborate to learn about compelling issues, propose solutions to real problems, and take action. In this setting, students must act in order to solve a problem instead of passively receiving information, equipping them with the problem-solving skills necessary to succeed at any college or in any career.
Strong Focus on Writing
College demands strong writing skills. Collegiate Academy students will complete writing assignments in every subject area. As a result, by the time students graduate, they will have mastered how to write for different purposes and audiences.

Strong Teacher Support

Collegiate Academy’s teachers and staff are committed to supporting each student from enrollment in high school to enrollment in a four year college. Through small class sizes, MAPS support and strong staff and parent relationships, our school offers a personalized environment where teachers and students become partners in learning, working together to conquer high school and college challenges and learn about four year colleges and career pathways.

Working with Community Leaders

Our school believes that students should have a deep understanding of their community -- the issues, resources, and leaders. Students will learn how to be active in their high school, TCC campus and neighborhood communities by participating in student government, after-school clubs, community internships and community service projects and graduate ready to be a part of the global community.

Promoting Parent Support

We view parents as highly valued members of our school communities and recognize that our students' success requires a partnership between school and family.  At Collegiate Academy parents are welcome to visit regularly, talk with school staff about their students' progress, and access assignments and grades online. Most importantly, parents are encouraged to be active members of our school communities through volunteer work, parent-teacher nights and special school events.

Promoting MAPS

All students at Collegiate Academy will attend MAPS class every year. MAPS focuses on writing, inquiry, collaboration, reading and strategies for success that include organization, time management, study skills, and support in college classes.
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  • School Colors - Red & Gold
  • Mascot - Phoenix
  • Enrollment - 190
  • Year Opened - 2014
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District Announcements

  • GCISD Rangers Night August 17

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  • Backpacks Needed

    New backpacks are needed for more than 1,300 pre-qualified students at GCISD's 5th Annual Back-to-School Fair on August 6. Backpacks for grades K-4th must fit a regular-sized iPad. Backpacks for grades 5th-12th must be able to hold laptops. We appreciate your support!


    Donations will be accepted at the GCISD administration building, 3051 Ira E. Woods Ave, Grapevine, Monday-Thursday, between 7:30 a.m. and 5:15 p.m.

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Bobbe Knutz, Director
Phone: (817) 515-6775 
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Tiffany Cunningham, Dean
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Laura Hill, Counselor
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Mary Santiago, Admin Assistant 
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