• Scholarship
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Technology
  • Citizenship

Our Vision

Greenwood Leadership Academy was Founded by Tulsa’s Met Cares Foundation in 2017. Met Cares is a 501(c)(3), established by descendants and residents of Greenwood/Black Wall Street in Tulsa, OK. Met Cares invests in growing high quality educational options, deepening community ownership and increasing economic opportunity with the families of north Tulsa to build a vibrant community where children are thriving and residents have the power to drive positive change. Met Cares holistic vision for North Tulsa is inspired by, rooted in and measured through a spirit of black excellence.

As a Met Cares school, Greenwood Leadership Academy exists to transform the academic and social outcomes of North Tulsa’s students by providing a rigorous, well-rounded college and career prep education.

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OUR LOCATION

GLA is located just North of Pine and west of MLK Boulevard, tucked into the historic Gilcrease Hills neighborhood. Our address is:

1789 W Seminole St, Tulsa, OK 74127

Our Mission

Inspired by, rooted in and measured through a spirit of black excellence, Greenwood Leadership Academy exists to transform the academic and social outcomes of North Tulsa’s students by providing a rigorous, well-rounded college and career prep education.

We are a tuition-free public ‘partnership’ school that educates elementary  students by engaging them in an academic program focused on Scholarship, Entrepreneurship, Technology and Citizenship, where culturally responsive, trauma-informed, hands-on learning connects high academic expectations with real life.

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First Thursdays at GLA 

This Month: Jan. 9th, 2020, Next Month: Feb. 6th, 2020

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GLA 5K & Fun Run – November 2nd, 2019

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GLA in the News

Greenwood leaders use their legs to improve STEM at school

November, 2019

Greenwood Leadership Academy 5k & Fun Run for STEAM programs

November, 2019

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GLA teachers & staff take part in community remembrance project for 1921 massacre victims

September, 2019

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Greenwood Leadership Academy preparing for the school year with new training                                                                                                                August, 2019

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North Tulsa community pushes Tulsa Public Schools on addressing trauma in schools.                                                                                                                 May, 2019

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‘Greenwood Leadership Academy growing and improving after completing first semester’ 
January 4, 2018

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‘Our community rising up’: First day at new north Tulsa partnership school brings hope
August 21st, 2017

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Greenwood Leadership Academy looks to build ties with community
June 18th, 2017

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GLA Founding Principal Tells His Story: Why is a law school graduate teaching public school?
March 16th, 2017

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Academy Central selected as site of new TPS ‘partnership’ school operated by Met Cares Foundation
January 12th, 2017

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Tulsa Public Schools partners with private foundation for new school concept in north Tulsa
December 20th, 2016

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