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Gardner Leadership, Law & Government Academy

Grades 4-8   Home of the proud Mustangs!

Gardner Academy’s focus still centers around Leadership, Law and Government as a 4-8 school in multiple areas. Our mission is to develop leaders that are confident, global thinkers that possess innovative problem solving skills with humility and integrity. Students learn to be courageous, decisive and passionate about being a leader amongst their peers.

We aim to make sure every student thinks responsibly, respectfully, and safely each and everyday.

There are many opportunities for students to develop their leadership skills by participating in the different programs, academia, clubs and community partnerships offered here at  Gardner.

  • Builders Club
  • Justice Scholars
  • National Junior Honor Society
  • Reaching Higher
  • Salmon In The Classroom
  • STARS Mentorship Program
  • Student Government
  • Special Olympics
  • Project Unify
  • Refugee Center
  • PEACE Grant
  • MSU James Madison College
  • English Language Learner classes
  • Japanese & Spanish classes
  • Band & Choir
  • Parent & Community Liaison
  • Sports Teams

Gardner Academy with a focus in Leadership, Law & Government is a place where we treat our 4-8 students with the highest regards. It is a place where they are given a learning experience they will appreciate and remember.

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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