Our diverse-by-design school erases social and traditional academic boundaries.
The GCCS curriculum focuses on the natural, social, and economic history of our community.
Small, flexible groupings allow teachers to challenge and meet the needs of all children.
GCCS believes that children learn best when schools and families work in partnership with each other.
Learn about the application process for GCCS and about our second school in the making
See the COVID-19 Updates page for the latest information about COVID-19 prevention at GCCS.
The Genesee Community Charter School provides a rich educational experience that values intellectual rigor, respect for diversity, and community responsibility.
As a public school, The Genesee Community Charter School is open to all applicants who fit our age guidelines.
Find out how our community culture plays an integral role in a developing the whole child.
Find out how our curriculum helps students feel connected to and responsible for our Rochester community.
Find out how students explore the connection between the arts and academic content to gain a greater understanding of both.
Find out how students utilize community resources and experts to strengthen their curricular understandings.
The Genesee Community Charter School - among the highest performing EL Education schools in the nation - is located on the campus of the Rochester Museum & Science Center. Genesee Community Charter School enrolls approximately 215 students in kindergarten through sixth grade. As a charter school, Genesee Community Charter School is publicly funded and there is no tuition.
Our local history-based and globally-connected program immerses our diverse population of children in investigation and discovery.
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“Walking through the door you immediately realize this is an exceptional place. You hear the voices of children and adults raised together in song to welcome the day and greet one another.”