“I Can Get By With A Little Help From My Friends!” New Schools Baton Rouge Provides Key Friendship

Dear Friends:

The lyrics from the Beatles song ring true when I think of the folks at New Schools Baton Rouge. This incubator of quality schools and creator of quality educational ecosystems is doing a terrific job supporting and recruiting high quality schools to Baton Rouge.

This became abundantly clear this past week during our board meeting. NSBR’s Kara Maggiore was on hand to show continued support for GEO Prep Academy, GEO Prep Mid City and support for our new high school (scheduled to open in 2019). While she was with us, I asked Kara to detail for the board the various supports NSBR has already provided us and it is worth sharing out. NSBR has supported our science curriculum, our playground, our school leadership training via Relay, helped us with a partnership with CityYear, a relationship with Brothers Empowered to Teach (a tutoring and mentoring program), they’ve helped strengthen our board via a program with Board on Track, and are now assisting us with a long term strategic plan by providing us access to one of the best strategic planners in the country. These are significant supports and we are just getting started. There is more good news to share, but I will wait to do that next month.

We are grateful for the support of NSBR and want others to know their support of NSBR is helping them help us. This relationship with NSBR is one reason GEO Prep and GEO Mid City have demonstrated such strong results in their young school lives. Together, the two schools are serving more than 1200 students this year and both schools are among the top performers in the state and both are closing the achievement gap like none other.

So, thank you Chris Meyer (pictured above at our ground breaking ceremony with our Board Chair Linda Johnson), Brenna Lamb, Kara Maggiore (pictured below with Linda Johnson and Sgt. Daniel of the Baton Rouge Police Department) and all the fantastic leaders at NSBR. We appreciate your support and friendship!

Let’s keep changing the world together!

Sincerely,

Kevin Teasley

President

GEO Foundation

317-694-9985

Twitter: @teasleygeo

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GEO Prep Academy utilizará el sistema en línea EnrollBR para el proceso de inscripción 2021-2022. EnrollBR es un proceso de solicitud común que brinda ayuda a las familias con la correcta elección de la escuela que satisfará las necesidades que sus hijos tengan. Los padres deben seguir las instrucciones a continuación para registrarse para el año escolar 2020-2021.

  1. Haga clic aquí para ir directamente a EnrollBR y comenzar su aplicación.
  2. Necesitará una dirección de correo electrónico. Si no tiene uno, aquí le brendaremos instrucciones para ayudarlo a configurar una cuenta de gmail de Google. Haga clic aquí
  3. Para obtener instrucciones sobre cómo completar la solicitud de inscripción ante de, Haga clic aquí

Para el año escolar 2020-2021, GEO Prep Academy inscribirá los grados K – 8o. Las escuelas están ubicadas en:

  • Grados K-2do – 4006 Platt, Baton Rouge, LA 70814
  • 3ro – 8vo Grados – 2311 N. Sherwood Forest Dr., Baton Rouge, LA 70815

Para obtener información sobre cómo inscribirse en el actual año escolar, comuníquese con la escuela. Se puede contactar a ambas escuelas al número (225) 927-1500.

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GEO Prep Academy will be utilizing the EnrollBR online system for the 2021-2022 enrollment process. EnrollBR is a common application process that assists families with school choice to meet the needs of their child(ren). Parents should follow the below directions to register for the 2020-2021 school year.

  1. Click Here to go directly to EnrollBR and begin your application.
  2. You will need an email address. If you do not have one, there are instructions to help you set up a Google Gmail Account. Click here
  3. For instructions on completing the enrollment application beforehand, Click Here

For the 2020-2021 school year, GEO Prep Academy will be enrolling grades K – 8. The schools are located at:

  • K-2nd Grades – 4006 Platt, Baton Rouge, LA 70814
  • 3rd – 8th Grades – 2311 N. Sherwood Forest Dr., Baton Rouge, LA 70815

For information on enrolling this current school year, please contact the school. Both schools can be contacted at (225) 927-1500.