Parks Academy

Developing Leaders One Student At A Time

About Us


    The Gordon Parks Academy Mission

    Gordon Parks Academy is a school where the talents of students and staff create a variety of integrated opportunities for discovery and thematic learning which provides self-esteem, higher level thinking and decision making skills. Gordon Parks Academy continues to provide a safe, supportive environment that fosters self-awareness, self-discipline, and self-motivation. 

    The Gordon Parks Academy Philosophy

    The Gordon Parks Academy staff promotes a stimulating and interactive learning program that involves all students in an engaging learning environment. Students must be stimulated to learn in a child friendly, goal oriented, data driven environment where students can maximize their potential, in partnership with parents and community members.

    The Gordon Parks Academy Vision

    The vision of GPA is to provide students with a diverse and rigorous education that is aligned to the curriculum and prepares them for college, careers and life in the 21st century.

Student Supply List

  • Pre Kindergarten


    1 Book bag                                                                  2 packs of Clorox brand Wipes

    1 Plastic homework folder                                            A change of clothes

    A small Blanket and a crib size fitted sheet                 Peanut free daily snacks including juice

    XL Ziplock storage bags                                                           2 Dry erase markers

    2 Boxes of tissues                                                         1 Hand Sanitizer

    1 Package baby wipes                                                 1 Smock or oversized T-shirt

    *Additionally, Students should have glue, scissors, pencils, erasers, and crayons to be KEPT AT HOME





    1 Book bag                                                                  1 Pack of colored pencils

    1 Pencil case                                                              1 Pack of washable markers

    1 Box of tissues                                                                        1 Pack of crayons

    Headphones (no earbuds)                                            8 oz. or larger bottle of hand sanitizer

    *Additionally, Students should have glue, scissors, pencils, erasers, and crayons to be KEPT AT HOME




    Grades 1 -2


    1 Book bag                                                                 1 Homework Folder

    1 Pencil case                                                              1 Homework Notebook

    1 box of tissues                                                                        1 Dozen pencils (not mechanical)

    Headphones (no earbuds)                                            1 Pack of crayons                               

    8 oz. or larger bottle of hand sanitzer                          Dry erase board and markers



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