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Our Children, Our Schools, Our Future

Welcome to Grand Rapids Public Schools

Don’t miss Count Day on Wednesday, February 8, 2023!

Attendance is important and counts every single day...but on Wednesday, February 8, it counts for a percentage of your school’s funding!

GRPS Cooperative Programs Pave Way for High School Sports

Several GRPS middle schools offer no-cut cooperative programs to give scholars the opportunity to play sports and get involved in something outside of academics.

Call My Lawyer — Legal Expert Successfully Challenges the Meaning of Truancy

From his days as a Central High School student to countless hours in court, Shelby Brewer Schurtz was a man always on a mission.

The GRPS Expo & Snow Spectacular highlights the exceptional school choices in the district

Thank you to all community members, families, and staff who helped make this event a spectacular success!

Little Big Man — Union High Football Star Rises to Every Occasion

Robert "Rocky" Parsaca was considered small, even for is era, but he was a triple-threat football star for Union High School.

Burton Elementary Scholar Recognized for Inspiring Others

Isiah Rosario has made an impact on his school community with his smile and curiosity. 

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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