Our Approach

We put learning in context with real issues impacting our world. Our students are adept at responding to the world’s most pressing problems—whether virtually or in-person, to effect positive change in their communities.

Why do I need to
learn this?

At GCE Lab School, you will know the answer to this question. Every GCE course exposes students to the real-world application of subject matter.

Every course has three components:

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Academic Studies

where you learn foundational skills and core concepts

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Field Experiences

where you grasp the relevance and practical value of what you've learned

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Action Projects

where you demonstrate understanding and mastery

Experience Integrated, Thematic Courses

Students learn core academics through thematic and integrated STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) and Humanities courses, forming connections across all academic areas, including the arts.


Become College-Ready, Community-Minded


At GCE Lab School, we provide personalized, one-on-one support and counseling to build your post-secondary plans. Our graduates have 100% college acceptance and 80% of our graduates receive merit-based financial aid.


Explore the Real World through Field Experiences

Only GCE Lab School allows you to participate in weekly field experiences, guest workshops, and case studies with professionals to embrace the inspiration and practicality of real-world learning. Through this rich programming, you will be challenged to question your assumptions about the world, discuss practicalities and possibilities in the workplace, and experience a wide range of jobs and career prospects.

150+ Supportive Industry Partners

Over the course of four years, GCE Lab School students participate in more than 200 field experiences.