Mission & Vision

  • tornado mascot Gretna Middle School is a public middle school in Gretna, LA serving students in grades 6-8.  Gretna Middle offers students a secure, nurturing, and academically engaging environment serving a diversity of students. Gretna Middle believes in educating the whole child providing its students with top technology such as Promethean Boards, computer labs, mobile computer labs, and Library research databases.  Gretna Middle’s certified teaching staff integrates Web 2. 0 resources focused on the Common Core State Standards in order to prepare students to become college and career ready.

    Gretna Middle School’s Vision

    Gretna Middle School and its staff will work collaboratively to ensure all students succeed. Placing the highest priority on reading, writing, and math instruction will support consistent student achievement so that all students attain grade-level or higher performance levels annually, as measured by bench marking data and the PARCC Assessment. Partnerships across all grades will sustain student success so that all students will score proficiently in all core subjects and gain the knowledge required for success in higher education and the workplace.

    Gretna Middle School’s Mission

    Gretna Middle School seeks to be a school of exemplary learning. We will build the foundation of this community through meaningful relationships, relevant and engaging learning, and effective communication. We challenge ourselves to be better than we think we can be, and advocate for the greater good of our community of learners. Our success in this mission will build lifelong, confident learners, who have the tools necessary for success in a changing world. 

Our Principal

  • principal of gretna middle Duane Foret