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Great Lakes Cyber Academy is more than a fully accredited online school. It's a tight-knit school community offering all the services and resources needed to create a well-rounded student experience.
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Students throughout Michigan are thriving at Great Lakes Cyber Academy, a tuition-free online public school. Great Lakes Cyber Academy gives students the flexibility to learn at home with a curriculum that meets rigorous state education standards.
A challenging 6-12 curriculum
Certified teachers experienced in online
Activities that connect online students
Events are great ways to learn more
What I like about GLCA is that I can go at my pace, get ahead, and work at any time of the day.
Great Lakes Cyber Academy fulfills the vision I’d had a long time ago—of a high school that guides a student to greater achievement, with the student leading the way.
What I liked most about GLCA was the flexibility because I was able to figure skate on my own time.
Online learning has been wonderful for my children so far. They love that they no longer have to deal with bullies.
Heather Ballien discusses the benefits of virtual school and reasons why students may enroll
Rosalee Jacobus is able to travel extensively, thanks to the flexibility of online school!
Chance Simpson graduated at age 13 in the top 10% of his class
Angel Chapman and mom Shannon share her daughter's experience with bullying and how the online school is now helping her
Because Great Lakes courses are offered throughout the year—during the fall, spring, and summer sessions—our online high school provides school students in Michigan three flexible graduation pacing options for meeting state education standards.
View the Budget and Salary/ Compensation Transparency Reporting for Great Lakes Cyber Academy
Under Michigan’s Freedom of Information Act* (FOIA), people can view or obtain copies of most public records of public organizations by written request. As a public school academy, Great Lakes Cyber Academy complies with this act. Please note that student information is private and protected by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
If you have an FOIA request, please
submit it in writing, either in person, or using mail, fax, or email. Be sure to include your name, phone number, and mailing address, plus a clear description of the public records requested. The school may charge a fee to cover costs.
written FOIA requests to:
Great Lakes Cyber Academy
Attention: FOIA Coordinator
2875 Eyde Parkway
East Lansing, MI 48823
(subject line: Public Records Request)
View the Great Lakes Cyber Academy Summary, Procedures, and Guidelines
* MCL 15.231 et seq.