Staff & Students

The GPA Way

I came to school to learn today!

At GPA I’m proud to say…

“I do my best and give my all,

scholar posture in the hall,

number order in our line,

keeps our classes looking fine!

Follow Rules… R-I-S-E,

Is how a Cougar ought to be!

Cougar Pride, We’re proud to say,

is how it’s done at GPA!

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greater begins here

Innovative STEM Learning Environment

Our curriculum is carefully crafted to integrate STEM principles across all subjects, making learning relevant, engaging, and fun. From engineering challenges in math class to coding projects in language arts, we provide a myriad of opportunities for students to apply their knowledge and skills in real-world contexts.

Our dedicated team of educators is passionate about inspiring the next generation of STEM leaders. They are not just teachers; they are mentors, guides, and co-learners, committed to providing personalized support to each student. Through project-based learning, inquiry-based discussions, and collaborative teamwork, we foster an environment where every child feels valued, challenged, and empowered to reach their full potential.

Principal's Message

As the Principal of our esteemed state certified STEM School, I am thrilled to share with you some of the exciting things we do everyday at GPA!

Our students are not just learning; they are exploring, innovating, and creating. In our classrooms, you’ll find young scientists investigating chemical reactions, budding engineers constructing bridges out of straws, and future mathematicians solving complex problems. We believe in learning by doing, and our hands-on approach to education keeps our students engaged and excited about their studies.

We have also embraced technology as a tool for learning. Our classrooms are equipped with cutting-edge resources that enable our students to learn coding, robotics, and digital design. This exposure to technology not only prepares our students for the future but also encourages them to think creatively and solve problems.

But our school is more than just academics. We are a community. We celebrate diversity and encourage collaboration. Our students learn to respect one another and work together to achieve common goals.

We are proud of what we’ve achieved so far, but we also understand that the success of our students depends on the active involvement of families. That’s why we warmly invite you to become part of our school community.

Whether it’s volunteering for school events, participating in parent-teacher meetings, or supporting your child’s learning at home, your engagement makes a significant difference. Our doors are always open, and we welcome your ideas, suggestions, and feedback.

Please consider this an open invitation to visit our school, meet our dedicated staff, and see our vibrant learning environment firsthand. We believe that once you witness the wonderful things happening here, you’ll want your child to be a part of our Glen Park Academy family.

We look forward to welcoming you to our school.

Eric Worthington

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Location: 5002 Madison St, Gary, IN 46408

Telephone: (219)318-2800

School Hours: M-F: 7am – 4pm

Banneker at Marquette

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