St. Paul native Gordon Parks, a renowned photographer, film-maker, writer, and civil rights activist, inspires our mission to foster thoughtful, active, and successful citizens. Our school offers flexible programming, media-infused courses, and a supportive advisory program for graduation success.
Principal Benson brings diverse educational experience, having served as an assistant principal at Washington Technology Magnet School. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Secondary Social Studies Education and a Master's Degree in Educational Administration.
St. Paul native Gordon Parks’ life and work as a photographer, film-maker, writer, and civil rights activist provides us with a model for the kind of thoughtful, active, and successful citizens we are dedicated to helping our students become.
Gordon Parks staff are specialists in providing students with hope and possibility through a rigorous curriculum.
Each student prepares a college and career plan to navigate life after high school.
We offer flexible programming, media-infused courses and curriculum, a supportive advisory program to help keep our students on track for graduation, and a host of community partnerships, internships, and job support activities for our students.
We are a small, orderly, and friendly school where it is impossible for students to be invisible or to get lost in the shuffle.