Our Approach

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.

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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.

Civic engagement is built right into our daily life. As a GCE Lab School student, you are expected to fulfill yearly service learning credit requirements. To help you achieve this, we’ll plan whole-school community service partnerships and in-house opportunities, or we’ll help you find meaningful service projects in your own community.

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.

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150+ Supportive Industry Partners

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