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TV 8’s ‘Football Frenzy’ Features Union High

The Union High School Redhawks took the spotlight on the WOOD TV8 “Football Frenzy Tailgate” broadcast Friday morning.

Our Story. Our Growth. Our Impact.Smile — the Hygiene Police Are Watching

Grand Rapids Public Schools did its part to address health issues, such as open-air classrooms to combat the threat of tuberculosis, and membership in the Hygiene League of Kent County.

Ottawa Hills Cross Country Breaks Personal Records at OK Gold Jamboree

Athletes had great results putting all 5 scoring runners in the top 25 in a league jamboree since 2018.

Registration is open for the 30th Annual GRPS Turkey Trot

Join us on November 24, 2022 (Thanksgiving Day)!

GRPS will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Numerous Activities in 2022

Latino authors F. Isabel Campoy and Duncan Tonatiuh will be part of the celebrations virtually, while local Latino artist Erick Picardo will do eight in-person presentations at three different GRPS schools on September 27 and 28.

GRPS Travels to Puerto Rico to Recruit Teachers

A delegation from Grand Rapids Public Schools has traveled to Puerto Rico for the past few years and returned with some of our brightest rising stars.

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Preparing our Scholars for the Real World

Points of Pride

8th Largest School District in Michigan
14,000+ Scholars Served
70+ Languages Spoken by GRPS Families
80+ Countries Represented by our Scholar Population
Grad Rates Increase Annually Above State Average
40+ Schools

A Message from Superintendent Dr. Leadriane Roby

It is an honor and privilege to serve as the Superintendent of Grand Rapids Public Schools. As a diverse community with growing changes, we want to ensure your positive experience when working with our schools and district. Together, we are charting a new course through the implementation of our Strategic Plan. No matter who you are, we want you to feel connected to and valued at our district.

Join us as we build a community of belonging  at Grand Rapids Public Schools.


Dr. Leadriane Roby,
Superintendent of Schools

Learn more about the GRPS Superintendent