Why Choose GBAPS?
The Green Bay Area Public School District is an exciting place for students to learn and grow. With 41 schools and a variety of exciting programming, the District’s educational opportunities are as unique as your child.

Education as Unique as Your Child

The following videos highlight students who have pursued their own unique pathways in Green Bay Area Public Schools.




Our Graduates are Going Places

Check out this map to view the various colleges and universities our students are currently or have attended since 2012.

Points of Distinction

  • More than 90% of the students who entered the UW-System in 2016 were prepared for the academic rigor of college and had no need for remediation in either Math or English.
  • Superintendent Langenfeld was recognized as the 2016 ATHENA Award recipient from the Greater Green Bay Chamber.
  • The District offers more than 100 opportunities to access college-level coursework with the potential to earn college credit. 
  • The 4-year cohort graduation rate (those students who have been in the District since freshman year) is 95%.
  • Preble High School boys soccer team earned the WIAA sectional soccer championship title. They were also selected by the Lee Remmel Sports Award committee as the 2016 recipient of the Prep Achievement Award. 
  • King Elementary School's Michelle Flicek and West High School's Lisa Merkel were recipients of the 2016 Herb Kohl Teacher Fellowship Award. 
  • Northeast Wisconsin Manufacturing Alliance honored the Green Bay Area Public School District with the 2015 Education Innovation Award.
  • Southwest High School’s Choral Music Director Brandon Rockstroh was named a Golden Apple winner for 2016. Rockstroh is the 88th District teacher to receive the honor.
  • The District received an Award of Excellence from the Wisconsin School Public Relations Association for its new website (gbaps.org).
  • Dr. Rosa Minoka-Hill School received the President’s Award from Olde Main Street, Inc. in 2016.
  • The Green Bay Area Public School District was recognized with NAMM’s (National Association of Music Merchants) 2015 Best Community for Music Education Award, an award that acknowledges schools and districts across the nation for their commitment to, and support of music education.
  • Southwest High School was named one of America’s best high schools by U.S. News & World Report. Southwest received the silver category medal for being ranked in the top 10% nationally.
  • The Fine Arts Institute at East High School was selected as a GRAMMY Signature Schools semifinalist for 2016. The GRAMMY Signature Schools program recognizes top U.S. public high schools that are making an outstanding commitment to music education.
  • BRIDGES Construction & Renovation won the “City Builder Award” from NeighborWorks Green Bay.
  • The annual East vs. West high school football game on September 18, 2015 was featured in the national Great American Rivalry Series. The oldest rivalry in Wisconsin, East and West have faced off under the Friday night lights 110 times.
  • Leonardo da Vinci School for Gifted Learners received the Mayor’s City Beautification Award in 2014.
  • Jefferson and Keller Elementary Schools were recognized as "Beating-the-Odds" schools by the Wisconsin DPI. The schools are in the top 25 percent of high-poverty schools in the state and have demonstrated above-average student achievement in reading and mathematics compared to similar schools.
  • The Green Bay Area Public School District received a 2017 Excellence in Energy Efficiency Award from Focus on Energy, Wisconsin utilities' statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy. 
  • The District Technology Department received an honorable mention for the CoSN 2017 Community Leadership for Digital Equity Award. In addition, Chief Technology Officer Diane Doersch received the CoSN Volunteer of the Year Award. 
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