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GR native named coach of Ottawa Hills varsity boys hoops

A Grand Rapids native is returning to his roots to lead the Bengals on the court. Grand Rapids Public Schools has named Dominic Shannon to the position of Head Coach for the Ottawa Hills High School Boys Varsity Basketball team.

Principal Profile: Alum takes the lead at Innovation Central

The new principal of Innovation Central High School is no stranger to the historic hallways that scholars have walked for generations. 

GRPS enrollment equity coordinator honored

Northern Michigan University has announced Megan Persons, the enrollment equity coordinator at Grand Rapids Public Schools, as the recipient of the university’s Outstanding Young Alumni award.

Back to School Guide: First Day Monday, August 19

We are gearing up for the 2024-25 school year! Here are some of the key dates to mark on your calendars for next year.

Community invited to information session on Sigsbee renovation

The community is invited to attend an information session to review design plans for the renovation of Sigsbee School, which will become the new home of Southeast Career Pathways in 2025.

Scholars expressing themselves through art

Grand Rapids Public Schools scholars are using art every day to express themselves in news ways.

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  • 22 Jul
    • Board of Education Special Board Meeting | Work Session
      Date: Jul 22
      Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
      Location: Grand Rapids Public School, 1331 M.L.K. Jr St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506, USA
      Calendar: Board of Education
  • 23 Jul
    • Board of Education Finance Committee
      Date: Jul 23
      Time: 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
      Location: Grand Rapids Public School, 1331 M.L.K. Jr St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506, USA
      Calendar: Board of Education
  • 6 Aug
    • Board of Education Policy Committee
      Date: Aug 6
      Time: 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
      Location: Grand Rapids Public School, 1331 M.L.K. Jr St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506, USA
      Calendar: Board of Education
  • 12 Aug
    • Board of Education Regular Board Meeting
      Date: Aug 12
      Time: 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
      Location: Franklin Campus Administration Building; 1331 MLK Jr. Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
      Calendar: Board of Education
  • 13 Aug
    • Board of Education Ad Hoc Facilities Committee
      Date: Aug 13
      Time: 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
      Location: Grand Rapids Public School, 1331 M.L.K. Jr St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506, USA
      Calendar: Board of Education
  • 19 Aug
  • 20 Aug
    • Board of Education Academic Achievement Committee
      Date: Aug 20
      Time: 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
      Location: Grand Rapids Public School, 1331 M.L.K. Jr St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506, USA
      Calendar: Board of Education
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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.

Respectfully, 

Dr. Leadriane Roby,
Superintendent of Schools

Learn more about the GRPS Superintendent