Welcome to

Gier Park School

PreK-3     Home of the Giraffes

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Our Mission is to create a school climate in which all students will develop a positive self image, become self directed learners, master grade level skills and objectives, engage in higher order thinking skills, and demonstrate being responsible citizens.

Gier Park specializes in developmental reading strategies, anchored in the common core. We take struggling readers, providing additional differentiated support, and building confident readers. Students at Gier Park receive balanced literacy in a dynamic small group setting from highly qualified teachers.

Gier Park Academics


  • Great Start Readiness Program(PreK) 
  • PreK to K Transition Days
  • Moving Up Days, Family Fun Nights, Curriculum Nights
  • Classroom to Classroom Reading Buddies, REM:  Reading EVERY Month, and Read to Succeed
  • 1 to 1 Tutoring & Assessment and Push-In Resource Teacher
  • Computer Lab, laptop cart, iPads in the classroom
  • Junior Achievement

Student Incentive Programs


  • HUGs:  Check In/Check Out Program 
  • Bucket Fillers Weekly Drawing 
  • Student Leadership Board

What makes Gier Park Special?


  • Technology in every classroom.
  • Community Partnerships that support our teachers, students and greater Gier Park community 
  • Building Healthy Communities Grant and Healthy Kids Club after school program. 
  • “Giraffe Days” offering fun activities centered around life skills - cooking, crafting, and social interaction.
  • Full-time volunteers supporting our teachers and students with experienced instruction and supervision within the classroom setting.
  • Healthy Kids Club
  • Weekend Survival Kits


Gier Park Calendar

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Upcoming Events

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  • 27 Mar
    • PCAC Meeting (Parent Community Advisory Council)
      Mar 27
      6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Lansing Welcome Center, 2400 Pattengill Ave. 48910
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      The Parent Community Advisory Committee (PCAC) meeting will be held Tuesday, March 27, 2018 from 6:30P.M. to 8:00P.M. at The Lansing Welcome Center, located at 2400 Pattengill Ave, Lansing, MI 48910. Free dinner and childcare will be provided. There will be a discussion on the Summer Showcase.

  • 28 Mar
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Gier Park News

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Conference Schedule for Spring 2018
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Lansing School District Stands in Solidarity with Parkland
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School Safety Letter
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"The Bright Side" Newsletter - December 18, 2017
2017-18 Winter Sports Schedules
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Title IX - Sex Discrimination/Gender Equity/Sexual Harassment

What is Title IX?

Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any District program, service or activity including, but not limited to: educational programs or activities, e.g., extracurricular activities, student services, academic counseling, discipline, classroom assignment, grading, athletics, transportation, etc.

Unlawful Discriminatory Practices Under Title IX

Sexual Harassment (unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature)

Sexual Misconduct/Violence (rape, sexual assault, sexual battery, sexual exploitation and other forms of non-consensual sexual activity)

Stalking (repeatedly following, harassing, threatening or intimidating including by telephone, mail, electronic communication or social media)

Retaliation (adverse academic or other actions against anyone reporting or participating in an investigation of Title IX allegations)

PDF DocumentSexual Misconduct Policy

Reporting Prohibited Behavior

Members of the school district community who believe that a Title IX violation may have occurred, should discuss their concerns and/or file a complaint with the District’s Title IX coordinator.

Dr. Mark Coscarella
Deputy Superintendent
(517) 755-2946

You may also report any form of sexual misconduct to the Public Safety Department:

Ms. Cordelia Black
Director of Public Safety
(517) 755-2030