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Mission Statement:

The Coit Creative Arts Community strives to achieve academic excellence by developing students'


We will do this in a collaborative, equitable and culturally diverse learning environment. 

Through this lens, Students at Coit will become

Creative and action-minded learners

who focus to increase a

GLOBAL commitment to humanity through the ARTS.


Coit Creative Arts Academy is a Candidate School* for the Primary Years Programme. This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy—a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that Coit Creative Arts Academy believes is important for our students.

*Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme, or the Career-related Programme (CP).  Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit

PYP Information:

Coit PYP Assessment Policy

Coit Inclusion Policy

Coit Language Policy

PYP Background Information

Consider Coit Creative Arts for your child if:

  • You are seeking teachers who believe in your child’s potential to learn and achieve.
  • You want your child to learn in an environment of high expectations. 
  • You believe your child will benefit from a proven program that integrates visual and performing arts in a rigorous curriculum.
  • You see star power in your child!’.




Coit incorporates the arts into all subjects, even math, and science! Students learn through visual arts, music, dance, and performance. They also take exciting field trips to the symphony, ballet, plays, musicals, and more. No experience is required to enjoy this art-based education!


Coit is proud to have an outstanding team of teachers and support staff. In fact, 97% of parents surveyed said they feel like the school’s staff cares about their child. Students enjoy a welcoming learning environment where staff work together to meet the needs of all children.


Coit values parents as partners in their child’s education. Parents are regularly involved as volunteers and participate in many family events throughout the year. According to a recent parent survey, 98% of parents feel welcome at Coit.


A recent survey showed that 97% of students feel safe at Coit. Students participate in a program known as Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS). Students are recognized for making good choices and showing positive behavior. The number of students being recognized for good behavior at monthly PBIS celebrations has consistently increased, while referrals to the office for behavior issues have steadily decreased.


Coit has shown a commitment to ensuring students experience an engaging curriculum and high achievement. Staff work with each student to identify their needs and help them take their learning to the next level. As a result, 89% of parents feel their child is challenged at

Jason McGhee

Jason McGhee


617 Coit Ave, NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Phone: 616-819-2390
Fax: 616-819-4209

Breakfast 8:50 a.m.
Start Time 9:10 a.m. 
Dismissal 4:06 p.m.
Half Day Dismissal 12:20 p.m.