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The Grosse Pointe Academy campus is closed through 4/13, under Michigan’s executive order.

Middle School

Grade Eight

Eighth grade is the culmination of The Grosse Pointe Academy’s education. Students delve into uncharted intellectual waters to prepare for high school and college. Eighth grade Academy students are expected to independent, thoughtful and courteous, and leaders both inside and outside the classroom.

Our graduates leave the Academy as both skilled and exceptional students as well as  extraordinary citizens.

Grade 8 Curriculum

  • Mathematics
  • American history
  • Pre-algebra and algebra
  • Geometry
  • Literature and writing
  • Grammar and composition
  • Music
  • Chemistry
  • World languages (French or Spanish) 
  • Visual arts 
  • Christian life 
  • Physical education
  • Electives courses, one per trimester. Courses encompass the arts (Glee, ceramics, photography), life skills (farm to table, sewing, nutrition) business skills (the step-by-step process of starting and running a business) and technology education (Google Suite, coding, app design, video production).