Reimagine GRPS with Us!



Reimagine GRPS with Us! is more than just a catchphrase. It’s actually happening at the Grand Rapids Public Schools. We are investing $305 million throughout our district to improve schools and enhance programming. Click here to see how each school will be impacted by this work.

Reimagine GRPS Facility Plan Timeline

Bond dollars are released in a series of three payments over the next several years, so projects are strategically timed to coordinate with the availability of funds. The timelines are estimates that will be refined once project bids are completed and work is scheduled.

  • East Leonard families transition to Coit Creative Arts Academy or Kent Hills Elementary.
  • Stocking families transition to Sibley Elementary or Harrison Park Academy. 
  • Alger Middle School scholars move to the Ottawa Hills campus.
  • Alger Middle undergoes renovation for a new elementary school (soon to be new home to Brookside Elementary).
  • Innovation Central introduces a new middle school program, accepting scholars from Riverside Middle.
  • Ken-O-Sha Park scholars relocate to nearby Sherwood Park for one year, allowing for a complete renovation at Ken-O-Sha without impacting learning.
  • Riverside undergoes addition and renovation for a new Montessori campus.
  • Southeast Career Pathways program moves to renovated space at the former Sigsbee School site.
  • Renovated Ken-O-Sha campus opens with a new environmental science program and International Baccalaureate Global Studies program. 
  • Alger Middle opens as a new elementary school and accepts scholars from Brookside Elementary. 
  • All PK-12 Montessori programming on the north side consolidates at the renovated and expanded Riverside campus. 
  • New elementary school opens behind the current Aberdeen Academy receiving PreK-5 scholars from the current Aberdeen Academy. PreK-5 scholars from Palmer Elementary move to the new elementary school or Kent Hills Elementary.
  • Aberdeen Academy scholars in grades 6-8 move to the new middle school program at Innovation Central.
  • Westwood Middle scholars transition to a new middle school program on the Union campus. 
  • Major renovations at Mulick Park Elementary and Campus Elementary. 
  • Ridgemoor Park Montessori to renovate and expand through eighth grade by 2031.


 GRPS Quadrant Map before realignment  GRPS Quadrant Map - After Realignment


Reimagine GRPS News & Announcements

Community invited to information session on Sigsbee renovation

Reimagine Dashboard

The Reimagine GRPS with Us! Framework highlights the objectives for creating safe, healthy and healing schools and provides background and high-level summary of the leading factors, plans and inputs that informed the development of the Reimagine GRPS with Us! vision framework including: 

  • GRPS Transformation Plan
  • Leadership Transition
  • COVID-19 Timeline & Impact
  • 2022-2027 GRPS Strategic Plan
  • Facilities Master Plan
  • Reimagined: Community Engagement Report
  • Housing Affordability & Student Retention Report

Framework Referenced Reports

Zero-Tax-Rate-Increase Bond Opportunity

GRPS Transformation Plan

2022-2027 Strategic Plan

Facilities Master Plan

Reimagined: Becoming West Michigan's District of Choice


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