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About Our School

Galena Gator


Galena Elementary School is located in the town of Galena, Maryland in Kent County, the smallest school district in the state of Maryland. Galena Elementary School (GALES) is one of three elementary schools. GALES serves approximately 279 students in grades PreKindergarten through fifth grade.  The district Language Support classroom for elementary students  is also a part of Galena Elementary School.  

GALES is a Title I / ESSA school with a Free and Reduced population of 51%.  There are 16 classroom teachers, 1 Language Support Teacher,  3 special educators, 1 part time Music teacher, 1 Physical Education teacher, and 2 part time Art teachers. Certificated staff also include 1 principal, 1 Teacher Specialist, 1 Title I facilitator, 1 School Counselor, 1 Behavior Support Specialist, 1.5 ELL teacher, OT/PT/SLP and part time school psychologist. Non certificated staff include 3 Instructional Assistants for PreK and Kindergarten, 1 Media Aide, 1 Health Aide, 4 Special Education Inclusion Assistants, 3 custodians and 4 cafeteria workers.


...develops, engages and inspires the next generation of leaders. 


...creates a collaborative community of learners by building relationships anchored in respect, courage, and perseverance. These core values are embedded in daily instruction to foster a climate of educational excellence.


Priority Goal # 1-  Education Excellence and Equity for Every Student 

Priority Goal # 2-  Highly Effective Professional Learning Communities and Collaboration

Priority Goal # 3-  Safe Climate and Student-Centered Facilities

Priority Goal # 4 - Student, family, and community engagement.     


Welcome New Students

School supply lists will be posted here at the start of each school year.  If you are joining us mid-year, your teacher will let you know what supplies you will need depending on when in the year you join us and what is still needed.

ESSA - Right to Know

Title 1 Galena Elementary Family Engagement Plan 2021-2022