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Public School
The Grosse Pointe Public School System serves the five Grosse Pointes and a portion of Harper Woods, an adjacent community, with a combined area of 13 square miles. There are eight elementary schools (K-5), three middle schools (6-8), and two high schools (9-12).

Because this is a neighborhood school system, there are no buses required for transportation. Each school is within walking (or biking) distance from the children’s homes. Private schools do offer transportation.

The district offers a comprehensive K-12 curriculum and a full range of special education services. The district’s educational philosophy of helping every student achieve at his or her highest level is embodied in its practice of differentiated instruction. This “no walls, no ceiling” approach enables students to explore topics of personal interest and to move forward based on their own progress.

Differentiation in Grosse Pointe
“The fact that students differ may be inconvenient, but it is inescapable. Adapting to that diversity is the inevitable price of productivity, high standards, and fairness to kids.” – Theodore Sizer, Brown University

In the spring of 1991, the Grosse Pointe Public School System set a new course in its continuing efforts to provide the best possible education for all our students. “Differentiation” was born. Differentiation ensures that each student is challenged by a variety of instructional strategies suited to his or her achievement and ability levels, learning styles, and interests.

We call this our “no walls, no ceilings” approach to learning. All Students, in every classroom, at every grade level, are encouraged and nurtured to learn and grow as much as they can.



All public schools can be accessed at this link –

Barnes Early Childhood Center
20090 Morningside Drive, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236
(313) 432-3800


Defer Elementary School
15425 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48230
(313) 432-4000

Ferry Elementary School
748 Roslyn, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236
(313) 432-4100

Kerby Elementary School
285 Kerby, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236
(313) 432-4200

Maire Elementary School
740 Cadieux, Grosse Pointe, MI. 48230
(313) 432-4300

Mason Elementary School
1640 Vernier, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI. 48236
(313) 432-4400

Monteith Elementary School
1275 Cook, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236
(313) 432-4500

Poupard Elementary School
20655 Lennon, Harper Woods, MI 48225
(313) 432-4800

Richard Elementary School
176 McKinley, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236
(313) 432-4900

Trombly Elementary School
820 Beaconsfield, Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48230
(313) 432-5000

Middle Schools:

Brownell Middle School
260 Chalfonte, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236
(313) 432-3900

Parcells Middle School
20600 Mack Avenue, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236
(313) 432-4600

Pierce Middle School
15430 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48236
(313) 432-4700

High Schools:

Grosse Pointe North High School
707 Vernier, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236
(313) 432-3200

Grosse Pointe South High School
11 Grosse Pointe Boulevard, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236
(313) 432-3500


The Grosse Pointe Academy
171 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan 48236
(313) 886-1221

Our Lady Star of the Sea
467 Fairford Road, Grosse Pointe Woods 48236
(313) 884-1070

Saint Clare of Montefalco Catholic School
16231 Charlevoix, Grosse Pointe Park 48230
(313) 647-5100

St. Paul Catholic School
170 Grosse Pointe Boulevard, Grosse Pointe Farms 48236
(313) 885-4211

University Liggett School
1045 Cook Road, Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan 48236
(313) 884-4444