Grace Community School (Texas)

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Grace Community School
Lower Campus: 3215 Old Jacksonville Rd., Upper Campus: 3001 University Blvd.
Tyler, Texas 75701
School type Private Christian
Motto Teaching Jesus
Founded 1973
Principal High School: Wanda Shaeffer, Junior High: Joe Dirksen, Elementary: Jennifer Dozier
Headmaster Jay Ferguson
Grades K4–12
Enrollment 967 (April 21, 2014)
Color(s) Blue, White & Black
Sports Football, Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer, Swimming, Track, Golf, Baseball, Softball, Cross Country, Tennis
Mascot Cougar

Grace Community School is a private Christian school in Tyler, Texas. It is a college preparatory school with selective admissions.

The school was founded by the Grace Community Church in 1973, is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International, and features a large football stadium, the new Clyde-Perkins stadium.

They have a total of over 1000 students (200 high school/200 junior high/600+ elementary). If Grace was a public school, it would be considered a 2A school under UIL standards.

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Coordinates: 32°18′40″N 95°15′30″W / 32.31102°N 95.258203°W / 32.31102; -95.258203