Gardner Pilot Academy offers students and families a well-rounded public education in a safe, caring learning environment. GPA is a full-service, community school, providing a broad range of programs and services before, during, and after the school day to ensure that students and families reach their full potential. Our students are scholars, painters, dancers, poets, athletes, entrepreneurs, leaders, and much more.

Our strengths include:

  • Focus on academic excellence through quality instruction, using Response to Intervention
  • Small class size at all grade levels
  • School-wide literacy initiative focused on social justice
  • Science specialists and dedicated indoor and outdoor science labs
  • Before-school, after-school, and summer programs with academic and enrichment components
  • Physical education
  • Visual and performing arts education through partnerships with professional artists
  • Physical and mental health support on-site
  • Family engagement events and activities


Read more about programs and services at GPA, including:


Extended Learning

Health and Wellness

Family Support


Watch a video about the outdoor classroom at GPA: