Great Path Academy

Great Path Academy, a magnet school at Manchester Community College, is a middle-college learning environment that supports students from diverse backgrounds in developing the values, self-discipline, work habits, academic and life skills needed to achieve success.

News Stories

Manchester Community College to Hold Spring Open House, April 3

Manchester Community College is holding its spring open house Tuesday, April 3, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Great Path Academy gymnasium. The event is free and open to new, returning and transfer students and their families.

GPA Lottery Winners – Accept Your Spot

Welcome future GPA family! Please respond online via the to accept your spot into Great Path. Registration packets will be mailed out this week. We invite you to complete the process at our Acceptance Night on June 12, 2017 from 5:00 pm-7:00 pm.

GPA’s May 2017 Edition of “Paw-sitively Connected”

May 2017 edition of Great Path Academy’s “Paw-sitively Connected” newsletter.

GPA’s April 2017 Edition of “Paw-sitively Connected”

April 2017 edition of Great Path Academy’s “Paw-sitively Connected” newsletter.

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Choice Application

Choice Application is open November 1, 2018-February 28, 2018. Apply now at


Summer Reading

2018 Magnet School of Excellence Award Winner

Great Path Academy won the 2018 Magnet School of Excellence, the top merit award given to only a select group of magnet schools. As part of the application process each school must submit a 20-second PowerPoint or video that conveys the school’s theme. Students Luis Mulero and Crystal Eubanks created the video to highlight the various attributes of our school. This year, 389 magnet schools applied for national merit awards, making 2018 the most competitive year in the award program’s history.

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  • GPA Thanksgiving Recess
    Wed, Nov 21, 12:30 pm
  • School Wide Meeting
    Fri, Nov 30, 1:00 pm
  • Early Dismissal- Teacher Professional Learning
    Wed, Dec 5, 8:00 am
  • Winter Recess
    Mon, Dec 24, 8:00 am
  • President's Day: No School for Staff and Students
    Mon, Feb 18, 12:00 am

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