About Our School
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.
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
Garrett Park has been recognized with the following designations and awards!
Theme: One Band, One Sound
The Garrett Park Elementary School community guides all students toward becoming productive world citizens.
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.