District Online Payment System

Click here for the 

Online payment for School Lunch, Bus Fees , Athletic Fees, and more.

Meal Charging Policy & Pricing

Free or Reduced Benefit Applications

Superintendent's Corner

  • Comments at the 10th-Anniversary Celebration of the Gloucester Education Foundation GEF’s 10th-Anniversary Celebration May 5, 2017   For the past ten years, the Gloucester Education Foundation has made an enormous contribution in support of the Gloucester Public Schools ...
    Posted May 9, 2017, 11:05 AM by Richard Safier
  • Comments on "13 Reasons Why" Gloucester Public Schools Our mission is for all students to be successful, engaged, lifelong learners                                                                                                                                                                                                             Richard Safier, Ed.D. Superintendent of Schools 2 Blackburn Drive Gloucester ...
    Posted May 9, 2017, 10:59 AM by Richard Safier
  • A Word About the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College or Career (PARCC) As parents know, we have begun PARCC testing in our elementary schools and in the middle school. High School students are taking the MCAS exam, as that is still the ...
    Posted Mar 31, 2015, 6:16 AM by Tylor Marquis
Showing posts 1 - 3 of 3. View more »

Superintendent's Corner (Video)

Careers at Gloucester Public Schools

Other News and Links

Learning Centers Grant
After School Learning
The New "Gloucester U"


District Announcements

    Posted Jul 23, 2018, 6:22 AM by Grant Harris
  • 05.09.18 Superintendent's Report to the School Committee
    Posted May 10, 2018, 9:02 AM by Richard Safier
  • 04.25.18 Superintendent's Report to the School Committee
    Posted May 10, 2018, 8:56 AM by Richard Safier
  • Presentation for Middle and High School parents by Dr. Ruth Potee (vaping) Kops N KidsFrom Police Chief John McCarthy & Superintendent Dr. Richard SafierKops N Kids & The Gloucester Public Schools present: Ruth A. Potee MD. Topic: Marijuana, Addiction, and VapingAn evening session for Grade 5 – 12 parents on Thursday, May 24th: 6:00 – 7:00pm in the GHS Lecture HallBack by popular demand. Parents who saw Dr. Potee speak in March described her presentation as a “must-see” for parents of students in Grades 5 – 12. Dr. Potee’s information is invaluable, and her delivery is dynamic and engaging. Free of charge to parents and community members of all schools.Dr. Ruth Potee is a board certified Family Physician and Addiction Medicine physician at Valley Medical Group in ...
    Posted May 3, 2018, 1:02 PM by Grant Harris
  • 03.28.18 Superintendent's Report to the School Committee The Gloucester Public Schools Our mission is for all students to be successful, lifelong learners   Report of the Superintendent of Schools   March 28, 2018   1.         Graduation Rates The four-year adjusted cohort graduation rate is the number of students who graduate in four years with a regular high school diploma divided by the number of students who form the adjusted cohort for the graduating class. For any given cohort, students who are entering grade 9 for the first time form a cohort that is subsequently “adjusted” by adding any students who transfer into the cohort later during the next three years and subtracting any students who transfer out, emigrates to another country, or dies during that same period.    Cohort Graduation ...
    Posted Mar 29, 2018, 9:43 AM by Richard Safier
  • 2018/2019 Student Registration Documents
    Posted Jan 11, 2018, 12:03 PM by Stephanie Delisi
  • Bullying Prevention and Intervention Plan Hello,Please click here to see our Bullying Prevention and Intervention Plan. Thank you. 
    Posted Dec 15, 2017, 6:56 AM by Brenden Henry
  • 2017-18 Bus Ridership Survey Good morning, Please click here to take the 2017-18 Bus Ridership Survey.Thank you. 
    Posted Dec 15, 2017, 6:43 AM by Brenden Henry
  • Information Regarding Snowstorms & Extreme Cold This ready.gov page explains what actions to take when you receive a winter weather storm alert from the National Weather Service for your local area and what to do before, during, and after a snowstorm or extreme cold. https://www.ready.gov/winter-weather
    Posted Dec 15, 2017, 5:47 AM by Brenden Henry
  • Bus Routes and Times 2017-18 Click here for the 2017-18 bus routes and times.
    Posted Aug 22, 2017, 11:18 AM by Grant Harris
  • Welcome Back Letter for Parents from the Superintendent Attached are the letters in various languages - Thank you!
    Posted Aug 16, 2017, 8:03 AM by Stephanie Delisi
  • Reminder: 2017-18 Bus Fee Application form Good afternoon,Please click here to access the School Bus Transportation Application Form.Thank you. 
    Posted Aug 11, 2017, 12:04 PM by Brenden Henry
  • GHS Roof Project Update
    Posted Jul 31, 2017, 12:09 PM by Grant Harris
  • May Final 2017 Education Forum
    Posted May 25, 2017, 11:07 AM by Stephanie Delisi
  • COMMUNITY EVENT ON INTERNET SAFETY: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 COMMUNITY EVENT ON INTERNET SAFETY: PRESENTATION TO BE HELD AT THE O’MALEY INNOVATION MIDDLE SCHOOL FOR PARENTS, GUARDIANS AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS  Parents, guardians, and all interested community members are invited to a presentation on online safety entitled:  Parenting and Technology: Understanding the Issues, Establishing Safe and Appropriate Practices. Wednesday, May 17, 20177:00 p.m. O’Maley Innovation Middle School Auditorium  The speaker will be Doug Fodeman, from the Brookwood School in Manchester. Doug is a nationally recognized expert in the area of Internet safety and the developmentally healthy use of technology by children. Formerly Co-Director of a children's Internet safety organization from 1997 to 2014, Doug has co-authored three books and many articles on ...
    Posted May 17, 2017, 7:25 AM by Grant Harris
  • Beeman Principal Final Interview Dear Parents, Guardians, and Staff,  I am writing to inform you that the Final Interview for the position of Principal of the Beeman Memorial Elementary School will take place on Tuesday, May 16, at 4:30pm, at the Beeman School. The finalist for this position is Ms. Jodie Gennodie.  This interview is a public interview and all are welcome. The interview will be held in the gym. There will be an opportunity to meet the candidate after the interview.   Thank you,   Richard Safier
    Posted May 11, 2017, 6:33 AM by Richard Safier
  • 2017-18 District Improvement Plan: Executive Summary                                                 District Improvement Plan 2017-18Executive Summary MissionThe mission of the Gloucester Public Schools is for all students to be successful, engaged, lifelong learners. Theory of ActionThe district’s Theory of Action states that if we establish a coherent approach to the instructional core, create a system that meets the needs of individual students, support instruction through accurate and timely information and the necessary supports to identify and promote best practices, and establish a highly collegial, results-driven environment, then the district as a whole will significantly improve student learning and achievement. Strategic ObjectivesTo achieve the above, the district’s strategic initiatives are organized into four principal strategic objectives (there may be overlap of these areas).  Those ...
    Posted May 9, 2017, 11:27 AM by Richard Safier
  • Superintendents Corner S4EP14 Superintendent Dr. Richard Safier interviews Janet Donovan & Kristen Parsons (district math coaches)
    Posted Apr 18, 2017, 2:14 PM by Grant Harris
  • FY18 School Food Service Pricing Click here for the FY18 School Food Service Pricing.
    Posted Apr 6, 2017, 10:49 AM by Grant Harris
  • Superintendents Corner - S4EP13 Superintendent Dr. Richard Safier interviews Theater Arts Director Jessica Ruggles and student actors Danielle Crear & Steven McGrath.
    Posted Mar 31, 2017, 1:30 PM by Grant Harris
  • FY18 Budget Proposal FY18 Budget Proposal
    Posted Mar 24, 2017, 5:52 AM by Grant Harris
  • Approved School Calendar FY17-18 Now Available - Approved Calendar FY17-18
    Posted Mar 24, 2017, 5:38 AM by Grant Harris
  • Press Release - Coordinated Program Review Dear Parents/Guardians and Staff, Please see the attached press release regarding the upcoming Coordinated Program review which will be conducted in our district over the month of March. This is a cyclic and routine review of programs in district, a process that is required in state regulations. Specifically, the department will be reviewing programs and services provided by the district in relation to Civil Rights, Special Education, English Language Learners, and Career and Vocational Technical Education. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me by email (rsafier@gloucesterschools.com) or by phone (978 281-9800). Thank you. Richard Safier, Superintendent
    Posted Feb 28, 2017, 7:45 AM by Grant Harris
  • 2017 Kindergarten Registration The Gloucester Public Schools is now accepting Kindergarten registration forms. Completed registration forms should be completed by March 1, 2017. Ann-Marie Jordan, Preschool DirectorGloucester Public Schools 2 Blackburn Drive Gloucester, MA 01930 978-281-9816Click here for all Kindergarten registration forms
    Posted Feb 7, 2017, 1:08 PM by Grant Harris
  • Kindergarten Registration Information Night
    Posted Feb 7, 2017, 12:55 PM by Grant Harris
Showing posts 1 - 25 of 141. View more »

GPS District Calendar


Click here for:

AHERA Reports

Printable School Calendars

Now Available
Approved Calendars FY17-18,

FY19 Budget

GEF Grant Request Form

Click here to submit Grant Request Form

Bus Routes and Times