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Great Lakes Academy

Great Lakes Academy which opened its doors in 1997 serves approximately 170 students in grades K-8.

The school's programming is built around the shared vision of educating children in a safe and nurturing environment and Great Lakes Academy's mission to teach students the academic and character skills necessary to be lifelong learners in a competitive world.

Great Lakes Academy is committed to "Closing the Opportunity Gap" by providing coherence to its learning practices and programs. Great Lakes Academy also offers:

  • All Day Kindergarten
  • NO Tuition
  • FREE Breakfast
  • FREE Lunch
  • Grades K-8
  • Small Class Sizes
  • Dedicated and Highly-Qualified Staff
  • Atlas Rubicon Curriculum
  • Enrichment opportunities that foster self-reliance, teamwork and creativity
  • Personalized strategies for achieving high expectations
  • Mentoring programs
  • Athletics
  • Charlotte Danielson's Framework for Teaching