About Our School

School History
Breakfast and Lunch Presentation
Principal's Newsletters
Superintendent's Current Fiscal Year
Operating Budget Recommendations

GPES Students Hail From Over 35 Countries and US Territories

 

Information About Our School

Our school colors are green and white and Fridays are school spirit days where we invite kids to wear school colors or wear school clothing.

Rocky the Raccoon

Our mascot is Rocky the Raccoon. Students pay respect to Rocky by avoiding stepping on him in the front hall.

We encourage kids to be and practice “PALS.” When we are PALS at Garrett Park, we

  • P – Practice Respect
  • A – Act Safely
  • L – Learn Actively
  • S – Support Each Other

 

Celebrations!

Garrett Park has been recognized with the following designations and awards!

   
  GPES Celebrations PowerPoint  
A Maryland Green School Audubon Naturalist Society
GreenKids School
Gold LEED School

Theme: One Band, One Sound

Band

Vision

The Garrett Park Elementary School community guides all students toward becoming productive world citizens.

Mission Statement

The Garrett Park Elementary School community will provide a safe, positive, equitable and rigorous learning environment.  We will respect each other and work together to become 21st century life-long learners.

Strategic Planning: Goals and Measures

Literacy Goal: All students in grades K-5 will meet or exceed end of year targets. We will focus on reducing the difference between students with limited English proficiency (LEP) and students with English Proficiency (Non-LEP) by 15% (2.1 percentage points) in reading, as measured by mCLASS, MIRL, and MAP-R.

Mathematics Goal: All students in grades 3-5 will meet or exceed end of year targets. We will focus on reducing the difference between students with limited English proficiency (LEP) and students with English Proficiency (Non-LEP) by 15% (2.4 percentage points) in math, as measured by MAP-M.

Cultural Proficiency Goal: Members of the School Leadership Team will increase their cultural proficiency receptivity in the school environment in order to provide support for planning and instruction for students.


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