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We are

Erasing Boundaries.

The Genesee Community Charter School provides a rich educational experience that values intellectual rigor, respect for diversity, and community responsibility.

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As a public school, The Genesee Community Charter School at RMSC and Flour City Campus is open to all applicants who fit our age guidelines.

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Community Culture

Find out how our community culture plays an integral role in a developing the whole child.

Community Culture
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Community Based Curriculum

Find out how our curriculum helps students feel connected to and responsible for our Rochester community.

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Community of Creativity

Find out how students explore the connection between the arts and academic content to gain a greater understanding of both.

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Community as a Classroom

Find out how students utilize community resources and experts to strengthen their curricular understandings.

Community as a Classroom
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About the Genesee Community Charter School

The Genesee Community Charter School - among the highest performing EL Education schools in the nation - is located on the campus of the Rochester Museum & Science Center. Genesee Community Charter School enrolls approximately 215 students in kindergarten through sixth grade. Genesee Community Charter School - Flour City Campus, is a brand new replica school enrolling 90 students in kindergarten through second grade. As charter schools, we are publicly funded and there is no tuition.

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Kindergarten/First Grade

Learn more about our approach to our youngest primary learners at both campuses.

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Second Grade/Third Grade

Find out how second and third grades at both campuses are nurtured during these crucial academic and social years.

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Fourth Grade/Fifth Grade

Fourth and Fifth Grades, offered at GCCS at the RMSC campus only currently, are exciting years understanding the world more deeply.

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Sixth Grade

Sixth grade is a capstone year for GCCS at the RMSC! Find out more about how leadership is fostered at this grade level.

Sixth Grade

“Walking through the door you immediately realize this is an exceptional place. You hear the voices of children and adults raised together in song to welcome the day and greet one another.”

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Please see the Student Admissions Page for more information about our 2024-25 application process.