Why Choose GBAPS?

District Video

The Green Bay Area Public School District is located in Northeast Wisconsin and with more than 19,000 students is the fourth largest public school district in the state. With 42 schools and many wonderful pathways, the Green Bay Area Public School District has a school or program that is a great fit for every child. Learn more about our schools by visiting their websites.

Reasons to Choose Green Bay Area Public Schools

The Green Bay Area Public School District’s (GBAPS) diversity is one of top reasons families share why they choose to attend GBAPS! Our District is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, because we believe that every child, employee and family should feel welcome and a sense of belonging.

Another strength of GBAPS is the incredible number of opportunities available to our students. Whether it's the Fine Arts Pathway (4K-12); the International Baccalaureate Programme (4K-12); our capstone courses such as Bridges, Bay Link ManufacturingⓇ and City Stadium Automotive; or specialty schools such as the Katherine Johnson Academy for Enriched Virtual Learning (4K-7), Leonardo da Vinci School for Gifted Learners (5K-8), and John Dewey Academy (project-based charter school), GBAPS has the right fit for each of our unique learners.

GBAPS has highly qualified and caring staff that are often recognized on the local, state and national level for excellence in their profession. Listed below are just a few of the many recognitions our staff has earned.
-90+ Golden Apple Award Educators
-17 National Board Certified Teachers
-2 NEW Manufacturing Alliance's Career Pathmaker Educator Award Recipients
-1 NEW Manufacturing Alliance's Career Pathmaker Technology Award Recipient


GBAPS students are incredibly talented, motivated and successful - whether that’s academically, athletically and/or artistically. View our student achievements.

GBAPS proudly boasts of its successful alumni. We even have a few famous graduates, including Curly Lambeau and Golden Globe winner Tony Shalhoub. Our alumni are making a difference in higher education, the workforce, and in their communities. View Alumni Success Stories

Community Investment
Our students benefit greatly from significant community support and investment in GBAPS. From numerous community partners, to volunteers (more than 27,600 hours in the 2021-22 school year), to 69% voter support in the District’s November 2022 facilities referendum for $92.6 million - including the renovation of several auditoriums and two outdoor stadiums.

Website by SchoolMessenger Presence. © 2024 SchoolMessenger Corporation. All rights reserved.