Why the Academy
The Grosse Pointe Academy delivers unprecedented education and leadership for students from age two-and-a-half through eighth grade. Our mission is to engage, cultivate, and inspire our community of young learners to be inquisitive, intellectual, and responsible global citizens.Learn More
Students at The Grosse Pointe Academy are given the tools and dynamism to develop a powerful capacity for wisdom and success that applies classroom learning to their lives, beliefs, and values – a philosophy that emboldens students to accomplish incredible things long after they graduate.
Through individualized instruction and and a liberal arts foundation grounded in mathematics and language arts, our students are active participants in their education, driven to follow a lifelong pursuit of knowledge.Read More
About the Academy
Originally founded in 1885 by the Society of the Sacred Heart, a French order of cloistered nuns, The Grosse Pointe Academy boasts a rich history of empowering young learners to aspire to a fulfilling life.
Since its incorporation as an independent school in 1969, the Academy has served as a bastion of ambition, scholarship, and social responsibility. Our mission, then and now, is to prepare young students to be thoughtful and principled leaders and global citizens guided by egalitarian values.More About Us
The Academy Fund is our annual appeal to support The Grosse Pointe Academy. It is the most important fundraising effort of the year and provides ongoing support to the operating budget, allowing The Grosse Pointe Academy to offer competitive salaries, professional development, and unique educational experiences, while keeping tuition as affordable as possible.Learn More
The Action Auction is an annual event held each May. The auction helps enrich academic offerings, raise scholarship and tuition assistance funds, and support the the preservation of the Academy’s historic campus. Festivities include a silent and live auction, dinner, and, of course, dancing.Buy Tickets
The Grosse Pointe Academy experience continues year-round with enriching and fun day camps for three-year-olds to rising 9th graders. A variety of camp themes are offered, including cooking, art, tennis, French language, and more. Summer camps run from the middle of June until the end of July.Learn More
Academy News All News
The latest school news, events, achievements, lectures, and more.
The REAL deal
Five from the Academy to present at prestigious annual education conference. Five members of The Grosse Pointe Academy’s faculty and staff will be…Read More
What a run!
For two Academy middle schoolers, their summer of baseball was one to remember forever. For Grosse Pointe Academy’s Jarren Purify and Reggie Sharpe,…Read More
Alum Ivy Leaguer
GPA alum and junior at the University of Pennsylvania says the Academy prepared him well for high school and beyond. In 1881, American…Read More
Capstone Projects Crown a Year of Exploration
By graduation day, members of the Grosse Pointe Academy eighth grade class have formed many lasting memories. Field trips, Science Fair projects, musical…Read More
GPA from the Air
Click here to enjoy a new aerial tour of GPA’s beautiful and historic lakefront campus.Read More
Renovations and Curriculum Developments at GPA
The Grosse Pointe Academy is pleased to announce a major expansion of its innovative elective program thanks to a joint $500,000 gift from…Read More
NAIS Invites GPA to Join the Lab School Project
The Grosse Pointe Academy was recently selected to be part of the inaugural cohort of NAIS Lab Schools. Hosted by the National Association…Read More
Grosse Pointe Academy Graduation Features 2004 Graduate
Graduates ready to embark on their next step will get perspective and advice from an alumnus who has achieved much through hard work…Read More
The Academy Advantage
Discover why Academy students pursue a lifetime of success and fulfillment.
The Grosse Pointe Academy challenges students to new, unexpected heights in academics, character, arts, and athletics.
Our faculty and staff individually nurture the potential of each child, pushing them to embrace and develop their unique strengths and passions.
Academy students tap a wellspring of inspiration as they find the confidence and skills to be assertive leaders and global citizens.