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Gerald Dawkins Academy

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About Our School

Gerald Dawkins Academy is a brand new neighborhood school dedicated to providing a safe, nurturing environment for all students to learn, lead, aspire, and achieve! Students are provided with robust learning opportunities where they can participate in hands-on learning, STEM activities, intensive literacy instruction, as well as individualized supports. With small class sizes of 20 students or less, 1:1 technology, and SMART classrooms, students at Gerald Dawkins Academy will receive a personalized learning experience.

Telephone: 616-219-0027
Email: [email protected]

School Hours:
Monday – Friday

Breakfast: 8:25 am – 8:45 am
School Hours: 8:45 am – 3:45 pm
Office Hours (Starting August 1st):
8:15 am – 4:15 pm

FOCUS ON LITERACY

Gerald Dawkins Academy will educate students in every subject area, while providing a strong focus on literacy. Establishing robust reading and writing skills is foundational for all students’ future academic success. Research would indicate students with low literacy skills are more likely to have low academic grades, increased school absences, and are four times more likely to drop out of school.

 Gerald Dawkins Academy is focused on establishing strong literacy skills for all students. The Gerald Dawkins Academy teachers and support staff are highly trained in literacy instruction and are prepared to alter instruction based on individual student needs, while integrating reading and writing into all subject areas to ensure a well-rounded academic experience.

About Our School

Gerald Dawkins Academy is a brand new neighborhood school dedicated to providing a safe, nurturing environment for all students to learn, lead, aspire, and achieve! Students are provided with robust learning opportunities where they can participate in hands-on learning, STEM activities, intensive literacy instruction, as well as individualized supports. With small class sizes of 20 students or less, 1:1 technology, and SMART classrooms, students at Gerald Dawkins Academy will receive a personalized learning experience.

Telephone: 616-219-0027
Email: [email protected]

School Hours: Monday – Friday

Breakfast:
8:25 am – 8:45 am
School Hours:
8:45 am – 3:45 pm
Office Hours (Starting August 1st):
8:15 am – 4:15 pm

FOCUS ON LITERACY

 

Gerald Dawkins Academy will educate students in every subject area, while providing a strong focus on literacy. Establishing robust reading and writing skills is foundational for all students’ future academic success. Research would indicate students with low literacy skills are more likely to have low academic grades, increased school absences, and are four times more likely to drop out of school.

 Gerald Dawkins Academy is focused on establishing strong literacy skills for all students. The Gerald Dawkins Academy teachers and support staff are highly trained in literacy instruction and are prepared to alter instruction based on individual student needs, while integrating reading and writing into all subject areas to ensure a well-rounded academic experience.

 

Our Mission & Vision

Mission Statement:
Gerald Dawkins Academy ensures a dynamic and equitable learning community where students, families and teachers will learn, lead, aspire, and achieve optimal intellectual growth.

Vision Statement:
Students and their families will grow and thrive as productive citizens in our global world. Gerald Dawkins Academy will instill in future generations the power of learning and the importance of giving back to their communities.

Our Mission & Vision

Mission Statement:
Gerald Dawkins Academy ensures a dynamic and equitable learning community where students, families and teachers will learn, lead, aspire, and achieve optimal intellectual growth.

Vision Statement:
Students and their families will grow and thrive as productive citizens in our global world. Gerald Dawkins Academy will instill in future generations the power of learning and the importance of giving back to their communities.

Calendar

Our Upcoming Curricular Events & Activities

29

January

Early Release

Students released at:
2:35 pm 

9

February

No School

Students:
Enjoy your day off!

19 & 20

 

February

Mid-Winter Break

No School!
Enjoy your break!

26

February

Early Release

Students released at:
2:35 pm

21

March

Half-Day

Students released at:
12:00 pm

25

March

Early Release

Students released at:
2:35 pm 

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Get In Touch

Location: 1050 Fisk Road SE Grand Rapids, MI 49507
Telephone: 616-219-0027
Email: [email protected]

School Hours:
Monday – Friday

Breakfast:
8:25 am – 8:45 am
School Hours:
8:45 am – 3:45 pm
Office Hours:
8:15 am – 4:15 pm