Grosse Pointe Public School System
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|Grosse Pointe Public School System|
Excellence in Education: Learning and Leading
for Today and Tomorrow.
|Type and location|
|Type||Public school district|
|Established||December 23, 1921|
|Superintendent||Dr. Tom Harwood|
|Accreditation||North Central Association
|Schools||2 High Schools
3 Middle Schools
9 Elementary Schools
|Students and staff|
|Athletic conference||Macomb Area Conference|
|Colors||Green and Gold|
|Address||389 St. Clair|
|County / State||Wayne County, Michigan|
- Grosse Pointe North High School (Grosse Pointe Woods)
- Grosse Pointe South High School (Grosse Pointe Farms)
- Brownell Middle School (Grosse Pointe Farms)
- Parcells Middle School (Grosse Pointe Woods)
- Pierce Middle School (Grosse Pointe Park)
- Defer Elementary School (Grosse Pointe Park)
- Ferry Elementary School (Grosse Pointe Woods, formerly Ferry Middle School)
- Kerby Elementary School (Grosse Pointe Farms)
- Maire Elementary School (Grosse Pointe)
- Stevens T. Mason Elementary School (Grosse Pointe Woods)
- Monteith Elementary School (Grosse Pointe Woods)
- Poupard Elementary School (Harper Woods)
- Pere Gabriel Richard Elementary School (Grosse Pointe Farms)
- Trombly Elementary School (Grosse Pointe Park)
Early childhood centers
- Barnes Early Childhood Center (Grosse Pointe Woods, formerly Barnes Elementary School)
GPPSS policy is governed by the 7 member Board of Education, and administered by the Superintendent.
Board of Education
- Joan Dindoffer, President
- Dan Roeske, Vice President
- Lois Valente, Secretary
- Vacant, Treasurer
- Tom Jakubiec, Trustee
- Judy Gafa, Trustee
- Cindy Pangborn, Trustee
- Recruits, hires and evaluates the performance of the superintendent.
- Establishes policy for the district and shares in policy development.
- Helps translate the district vision into long and short-term goals. The board establishes the structure to accomplish the vision, and periodically evaluates the results.
- Reviews and adopts the budget submitted by the superintendent and aligns the funding priorities with the district goals.
- Approves recommended curriculum and texts based on standards, goals and policies established by the board. Review and evaluate curriculum as it relates to student assessment results.
- Adopts policies governing salaries and salary schedules, terms and conditions of employment, fringe benefits, leave and professional development and employee evaluations.
- Determines school facility needs and communicates proposed construction plans to the community.
- Adopts policies governing school-community relations, advocates for the public school system and remains responsive to community ideas and needs.
- Evaluates the performance of the board and provides feedback for personal leadership development.