Congratulations Scholars

Congratulations Scholars! On June 16th, 2016 GPA graduated our second 8th grade class since expanding from a K-5 to a K-8. 8th grade graduation was held at the Harvard Education Portal. Highlights…

Thank You Mayor Walsh

Gardner Pilot Academy is a full-service community school, offering a comprehensive array of academic, enrichment, health and family engagement services.

A community hub school works with a number of partners to connect school, family, and community with the sole purpose of supporting the child. A community school is distinguished by its integrated focus on academics, youth development, family support, health and social services, and community development. Community schools are built on the fundamental premise – that every child and every school is capable of excellence given the right conditions to learn.


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Boston Partners Award

Boston Partners Award

Boston Partners Award: On May 24th 2016, GPA received the Pamela L. Trefler School Partner Award from Boston Partners in Education at their annual Academic Mentor Party (AMP). "The school that receives the Pamela Trefler School Partner Award goes the extra mile to...

Core Values Celebrations

Core Values Celebrations

At GPA we are so proud of our scholars who consistently have over 95% attendance! We celebrate as a community each month and highlight classrooms who are demonstrating high attendance and are always wearing their uniforms. It was amazing to watch each grade level take...

Ratings & Designations

GPA is rated a Tier 1 School in Boston Public Schools Quality Framework


The SQF provides families more information about schools to help them make better-informed school choices and focus on the aspects of a school that they value, from academic achievement to quality teaching to school culture. GPA is rated as a Tier 1 high quality school for families.

The Human Rights Campaign has designated GPA as a Safe and Welcoming School for All with the Seal of Excellence Award




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