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Graceland’s History

It is a great delight to welcome you to Graceland International School. In Graceland International School, our concern is to train the “Total Man” as enshrined in our Motto. We are committed to achieving the highest results possible. Also, we teach our students morality and social responsibilities. Our staff are carefully chosen, all having University Qualifications that match what they teach.

Graceland International School is a private co-educational institution. It is located at 25/27 Liberation Stadium Road, Elekahia, Port Harcourt. It was established in 2001 in keeping with the vision God gave to Mr & Mrs Essien in 1999. The school officially opened in September 15, 2003 and operates both day and boarding systems. In 2011/2012 session the school changed to full boarding system.

International Awards

The students of Graceland International School are famous for excelling at various levels of academic and non-academic competitions; both locally and internationally.

Pastoral Care

As part of our mission, the spiritual welfare of our students is given serious attention. Regular weekly programmes are held. Also, special programmes whenever the need arises.

Global Success

Graceland International School specializes in producing individuals of international repute. To this end, the curriculum of GIS is structured to prepare students for global success.

Our Vision

The school is established to provide qualitative education based on sound Christian principles. These principles are carefully integrated to guide the students and make them useful to themselves, families, local communities, the country and the globe.

Our Mission

 “Our mission is to provide the change needed for a positive transformation of the world around us. We purpose to educate and inform the mind academically while transforming the heart with the gift of salvation. We therefore seek to make the gospel of salvation through the new birth experience known to the students and encourage them to meet God’s requirements for good living through His word”.

Our Logo

Our logo has been carefully designed to portray our beliefs: The logo comprises of a gear, a shining light and Bible, enshrined in a star. The gear which symbolizes technology, portrays advancement of a Science and Technology driven school. The Bulb demonstrates our usefulness and powerful influence on the present generation while the Bible reveals our Christian Convictions and the source upon which our teachings and principles are anchored.