GPS Global Academy Online Option

  • GPS Global Academy Parents who choose online instruction will register with GPS Global Academy.

    • K-12th grade
    • 5 full days per week
    • District device provided
    • Highly Qualified Gilbert Public Schools Teachers
    • Accredited standards-based Gilbert Public Schools adopted online curriculum
    • Social-Emotional supports in place for students
    • Accommodations and supports provided as needed
    • Access to teachers 5 days a week
    • All students assigned a mentor for weekly goal setting and additional support
    • In-person support at NEW GPS Global Academy campus, as needed
    • AP and Honors courses
  • New and Improved GPS Global Academy K-12

    A key enhancement to our district online learning platform is the instructional model which will include online synchronous class lessons taught by full-time Gilbert Public Schools teachers who will also be meeting with students in small groups and providing additional assistance via phone, WebEx, and email during the school day. 

    Also, teachers will be enriching the courses, assignments, and assessments and everything will be assigned by our full-time GPS teachers. 

    These enhancements will create a much more interactive and teacher-supported experience for our students learning online through GPS Global Academy.

    Also, GPS Global Academy will now offer Advanced Placement (AP) courses and Honors courses for our students.

    To learn more please visit www.gilbertschools.net/global

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GPS Global Academy Accredited Online Curriculum

  • Gilbert Public Schools | GPS Global Academy Online Curriculum Accredited online curriculum taught by full-time highly qualified GPS teachers. 

    • Teachers will hold virtual lessons for their classes. These lessons will contain many opportunities for student discussion and connection.
    • Students are expected to meet with their teacher at least twice a week as well as complete online lessons and complete assignments
    • Students will be assigned a virtual mentor who they will meet with once per week for the purpose of goal-setting and additional support.
    • In addition to their regularly scheduled classes, students will have access to their teacher during office hours and open lab hours.
    • Support and services will be provided to ensure the success of English Language Learners and students with special needs.
    • Students will have access to a guidance counselor whenever needed
    • While students will spend most of their work time at home, Global Academy will have opportunities for students to come in-person to receive help.
    • Elementary teachers will take the lead in teaching the curriculum, and students will engage in online practice activities mostly on their own.
    • Junior high and high school teachers will lead the learning, but there is a greater emphasis on student self-directed learning as appropriate
    • AP and Honors courses

     

     View Curriculum 


Pre-K–12 Enrollment for New Families to GPS

  • In-Boundary and Open Enrollment for New Families

    If your family is new to Gilbert Public Schools, and you do not currently have any students enrolled at any of our schools, please begin the enrollment process with New Family Registration.

     

    New Family Registration

Pre-K–12 Enrollment for Existing GPS Families

  • In-Boundary and Open Enrollment for Existing GPS Families

    If you are an existing Gilbert Public School family and would like to enroll a new student or are looking to transfer a student from one school to another please begin enrollment using your existing Infinite Campus Parent Portal. (After logging into your Infinite Campus account, click on Online Registration under the More link on the left menu to get started.)

     

    Existing GPS Family Registration


GPS Global Academy FAQ

  • How do I select my preferred option on Infinite Campus?

  • Is Global Academy different than before?

  • Can students return to their home campus when they return to in-person learning?

  • Will Traditional classrooms (Neely, Canyon Rim, & Spectrum) be offered in all three models?

  • What secondary courses will be available online?

  • Will Advanced Placement (AP) courses be offered online?

  • What is available for Gifted students?

  • Is this the same as remote learning?

  • Will a district device be provided?

  • Do I need to have internet access?

  • How much interaction will students have with their teacher?

  • What grades will this be for?

  • Who will teach the curriculum?

  • If my student starts the year online will they be able to move to full-time in person on campus later in the year?

  • Will there be substitute teachers?

  • What will the schedule be, start end times for the school day?

  • Will there be interaction with other students?

  • How will my student get support from their teacher?

  • Will special education students be able to enroll in GPS Global Academy?

  • What support and services will be available for special education students?

  • What specials/electives will be offered through GPS Global Academy?

  • Where can I learn more about the curriculum being offered through GPS Global Academy?

  • Will my student have access to additional supports they need?

  • Will there be access to extracurricular activities?