Vision and Mission

Welcome to Grove Patterson Academy!

The Grove Patterson Academy (GPA) is a Tuition-Free Kindergarten through 8th grade magnet school open to all students who live in Toledo and surrounding areas.

While attending GPA, your child will experience a rigorous, research based Success for All Reading curriculum, combined with a positive school climate that encourages self motivation in students; a specially selected and committed faculty who maintain high expectations for your students success; and an enriched physical environment with Foreign Language Instruction in Spanish or German.

Your child will also benefit from “Instructional Looping” of 1st and 2nd grade, 3rd and 4th grade, and 5th and 6th grade, which allows teachers to remain with your child for two years of concentrated instruction. Students are further supported by technologically up-to-date classrooms and a state of the art computer lab. Students are required to wear uniforms to enhance expectations for student success and learning. School Bus Transportation is also provided for all TPS students that reside more than 2 miles from school.

Mission: Toledo Public Schools’ mission is to produce competitive college and career ready graduates through a rigorous curriculum across all grade levels by implementing Ohio’s New Learning Standards with fidelity.

District Vision: Toledo Public Schools strives to be an ‘A-rated’ school district whose graduates are college and career ready.

Core Commitments: Student-Centered / Technology Oriented / Accountability-Based Management /Building Stronger Relationships / Rigorous Curriculum /Develop a Culture of High Expectations