Green Bay Area Public School District

Green Bay Area Public School District (GBAPS) is the fourth largest school district in Wisconsin. As of the 2020-2021 school year, GBAPS served more than 21,000 students in 36 schools and had 3,641 full-time equivalent (FTE) staff positions.[1] A publicly elected school board, the Green Bay Area Public School Board of Education, provides direction and oversight, with a superintendent heading the organization's administration.

Green Bay Area Public School District
GBAPS logo.jpg
Location
200 South Broadway
Green Bay, Wisconsin
United States
Green Bay and surrounding suburbs
United States
District information
TypePublic
MottoEngagement. Equity. Excellence.
GradesPK - 12
Established1856
SuperintendentStephen Murley
Schools36
Budget$260M
Students and staff
Students21,000
Staff3,641
Other information
Websitegbaps.org
Sale School

Green Bay Area Public Schools' offerings include neighborhood schools, specialty schools and charter schools serving students as young as age 3 up through grade 12.

The district was founded in 1856, with the founding of the first public school, Sale School.[2] Sale School has since been demolished.

ProgramsEdit

Specialty programs in GBAPS include arts schools such as Green Bay East High School's Fine Arts Academy; alternative instruction such as Aldo Leopold Community School, Dr. Rosa Minoka-Hill School, and the Northeast Wisconsin School of innovation; charter schools including the John Dewey Academy of Learning; and International Baccalaureate schools such as Green Bay West High School.

A multitude of 4K and other early education programs are also offered by the district, as well as afterschool programs.

PerformanceEdit

In general, both English Language Arts Achievement and Mathematics Achievement is below the state average according to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction's latest district report card, showing that the district received a 47.6/100 score compared to the states 62.3/100 score. These issues are complicated by 59.4% of student's who are classified as Economically Disadvantaged, in addition to 22.3% who are considered English Learners.[3]

Absenteeism and Dropout Rates sit within the state's goal for the district of less than 13%, and less than 6% respectively, with the actual rates being 10.6% and 2.8%.[3]

Elementary schoolsEdit

  • Aldo Leopold Community School
  • Baird Elementary School
  • Beaumont Elementary School
  • Chappell Elementary School
  • Danz Elementary School
  • Doty Elementary School
  • Eisenhower Elementary School
  • Elmore Elementary School
  • Fort Howard Elementary School
  • Howe Elementary School
  • Jackson Elementary School
  • Jefferson Elementary School
  • Keller Elementary School
  • Kennedy Elementary School
  • King Elementary School
  • Langlade Elementary School
  • Lincoln Elementary School
  • MacArthur Elementary School
  • Martin Elementary School
  • McAuliffe Elementary School
  • Nicolet Elementary School
  • Sullivan Elementary School
  • Tank Elementary School
  • Webster Elementary School
  • Wequiock Elementary School
  • Wilder Elementary School

Middle schoolsEdit

  • Edison Middle School
  • Franklin Middle School
  • Lombardi Middle School
  • Red Smith School (K-8)
  • Washington Middle School

High schoolsEdit

A referendum for a fifth full-sized traditional high school was rejected on February 20, 2007. Despite this, the John Dewey Academy of Learning was created as a public charter school using leased space with an initial capacity of less than 100 students.

Alternative schoolsEdit

  • Dr. Rosa Minoka-Hill School

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Our District". www.gbaps.org. Retrieved 2021-07-14.
  2. ^ "District Timeline". www.gbaps.org. Retrieved 2019-12-06.
  3. ^ a b Green Bay Area Public District Report Card, 2018-19. https://apps2.dpi.wi.gov/reportcards/home: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. p. 1.CS1 maint: location (link)

External linksEdit