Superintendent Jon Dean spoke to the club, giving the State of the Grosse Pointe Public School System (GPPSS) Address.
The District’s vision is to be one inclusive community learning together with a mission to cultivate educational excellence by empowering students, valuing diversity, inspiring curiosity, and pushing possibilities. Dr. Dean wants every student to meet their desired outcome, whether it be Harvard, U of M, the military, or skilled trades.
GPPSS is an outstanding school district, ranking in the top 2% nationally. A fact sheet available at (GPPSS By the Numbers) promotes its achievements. These include 18:1 student-teacher ratio, 30 high school sports with 120 teams participating, and 13 National Merit Semi- finalists.
In addition to the website, the District offers many sources of information. Board meeting are televised, surveys and focus groups are conducted, and, to receive the weekly E-Newsletter, School Pointes, email Two-way communication opportunities are also available at Listening Sessions With Dr. Dean, which can be found on the District website calendar.