Grand Rapids Public Museum School. A Progressive Education Partnership.The Grand Rapids Public Museum School is the product of an ongoing educational collaboration between the Grand Rapids Public Museum, Grand Rapids Public Schools, Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University, Grand Valley State University, the City of Grand Rapids, and Downtown Grand Rapids, Inc. The school is a Grand Rapids Public School Center of Innovation, and will eventually serve grades 6th through 12th. The school uses progressive teaching utilizing design thinking techniques, an immersive environment, and real-life experiences that inspire passionate curiosity, nurture creative problem solving, cultivate critical thinking, and instigate innovation. The school currently serves 180 students in 6th, 7th and 8th grades, and 90 students in 9th grade. To learn more about the Public Museum School click here.
PUBLIC MUSEUM SCHOOL – IN THE MEDIA Ten “US Super Schools” awarded 10 million each for re-imagining education. School Inside Grand Rapids Public Museum Awarded 10 Million to Help Expand 10 High School Redesign Projects Win XQ’s 10 Million Dollar Prize Q&A with new AAM CEO, Laura Lott GRPS to present proposal for new Museum School Grand Rapids school board moves new Museum School forward for next year Board of Trustees Take Action on New Museum School in Grand Rapids Grand Rapids Public Museum School Clears another hurdle to open in 2015