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Who is GCE?

“This was the best choice that I ever made … This school provides challenges and experiences that would amaze you and make you want to come to school.”

Admissions Deadlines


GCE’s online application form is live now! Click here to get started.

Financial Aid

Financial aid applications are due February 11, 2019.


Official admissions decisions and financial aid awards will be sent on March 1, 2019.

Following March 1, 2019, applications will be accepted on a rolling basis as space and financial aid dollars permit. An admissions decision and aid decision will be returned within three weeks.

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March 2019


Join us for breakfast as we welcome our field experience (FE) partners to express our appreciation for the awesome opportunities they give our students. FEs, field trips on steroids that emphasize our city as a classroom model, are part of what makes GCE special, and we want to thank you for participating! We'll be serving breakfast, hearing from students about their favorite FEs, and discovering the network of inspiring partners across the city. Breakfast starts at 7:30am, and a short…

March 12, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am CDT
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Meet with the Admissions Team

Email us at [email protected] to schedule a meeting.

GCE Lab School admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, financial assistance program, or athletic and other school-administered programs.

WE RESERVE THE RIGHT to stop the admissions process and/or NOT to admit an applicant if we determine that we cannot responsibly and/or ethically serve the applicant/student and/or family.