Why GES

Innovative Education

Rigorous curriculum that provides students with engaging, hands-on learning experiences that promote problem solving, critical thinking, and peer collaboration

Exemplary School

Performance in the top 10 percent of schools statewide with no underperforming student groups

PreK Program

Gold Circle of Quality PreK Program

Fiscal Responsibility

4th lowest operating expense per pupil in the entire state of Illinois and the highest financial profile designation of 'Recognition' for 19 consecutive years.

Dedicated Staff

Hire highly qualified, dedicated educators with a retention rate of 89% or higher

Focus on SEL

Strong focus on the social and emotional well-being of each child

Extra-curricular Academic Success

Finished in the top 2 at the Central Math Contest every year since 2018 Reigning Hardee's Scholar Bowl Tournament champions

History of Athletic Excellence

28 State Championships - 18 in volleyball, 6 in girls basketball, and 4 in boys basketball

In the Spotlight

Kohrmann Insurance Solutions

18th Annual Bulldog Dash Diamond Sponsor

- Kohrmann Insurance Solutions

KNC

We would like to give the Germantown Kernel Nut Club a BIG shoutout for sponsoring the Student of the Month Program again this school year. In addition to the SOM Program, this year the KNC fully sponsored the House Program. Both programs greatly benefit the community children.

- KNC

Mallory Rakers

Mallory has been such a good helper while Mrs. Kurtz has been gone. She is kind and is a leader in our class.

- Mallory R. ~ 2nd Grade

Addi Wilburn

Addison is a great student and is always working hard. She respects all of her fellow classmates. Addison always has a smile on her face to brighten up our day!

- Addi W. ~ 8th Grade