New students to Gary for the 2018-19 school year are invited to enroll at their home school well before the start of the school year on August 13, 2018.  Registration dates for new students are:

June 18-29 from 9:30 – 12:00 and 1:30 – 3:30

GCSC welcomes new students!

Gary Area Career Center
Director: Michelle Meadows
1800 E. 35th Ave.

Banneker K-8
Principal:  Sarah Givens
301 Parke St

McCullough Academy for Girls K-8
Pearl Prince
3757 W. 21st St.

Daniel Hale Williams K-6
Principal: Sharmayne McKinley
1320 E. 19th Ave

Williams Elementary is at capacity.  Any new enrollees should go to Marquette.

Glen Park Academy Excel in Learning K-6
Principal: Brandi Herrod
5002 Madison St.

Jacques Marquette K-6
Principal: Angela Johnson
6401 Hemlock Ave.

Beveridge K-6
Principal: Eric McMahon
1234 Cleveland St

K and 3 are closed at Beveridge. Any new enrollees should go to Marquette.

Bailly Preparatory Academy K-8
Principal: Carlita Royal
4621 Georgia St.

Bethune Early Childhood Center PK & K
Principal: Karon Ramsey
2367 E. 21st St.

Westside Leadership Academy 9-12
Principal: Terrance Little
900 Gerry St

Wirt Emerson Visual & Performing Arts High Ability Academy 7-12
Principal: Marcus Muhammad
210 N. Grand Blvd.


Text or Call: (219) 318-1441

In the event of after-hours emergencies, the GCSC has an after-hours emergency telephone number to report the following situations in GCSC buildings and properties: open windows, open doors, unusual smoke, unusual noise, vandalism, loitering, and the ringing of a school’s security alarm.

This phone number is also a totally confidential means of reporting persons who have committed illegal activity on school grounds, including drug use, vandalism, violence, possession of a weapon, etc.

This number may also be used as the Corporation’s tip reporting service. Submit tips regarding bullying, intimidation, harassment, weapons, drugs, etc. Tips may be submitted anonymously.


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