Students compete on interscholastic competitive teams beginning in the fifth grade. Sports offered include cross country, volleyball, soccer, tennis, basketball, swimming, fencing, squash, baseball, softball, golf, track and field and cheerleading. In the High School Division, there are full Varsity and Junior Varsity programs. Grace Church School is a member of the NYCAL (New York City Athletics League
) and an associate member of the ACIS (Athletic Conference of Independent Schools
Skill development, sportsmanship and teamwork form the core of the Grace Church School athletic program. Coaches work to develop abilities in each student athlete through skill-building, team practices and interscholastic competition and to teach student athletes how to balance their sports and academic lives.