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    New Food Service Vendor-Southwest Food Service Excellence


    Some NEW things you can expect this year:

    • Freshly prepared food - no more component meals

    • Salad bars

    • New signage and food presentation

    • Enhanced focus on food education and nutrition

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  • Watch a brief message about the SLPS Free Early Education program

    girl talking

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  • Click on the link below to watch the 2013 Pamoja Graduation


    Pamoja Graduation

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Gilkey Pamoja Preparatory Academy @ Cole


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Preparatory Academy @ Cole
Sean Nichols, Principal
3935 Enright Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108


Pre-K-Grade 8

8:25 am - 3:22 pm


Vision Statement

Pamoja Preparatory Academy will be a global model of African-centered teaching and learning, a center and community of academic excellence and uncompromised expression.


Mission Statement

Pamoja Preparatory Academy will equip all students with a strong sense of personal development, personal identity, purpose, direction, and cultural identity.  Academic and leadership skills will be enhanced to prepare students for the restoration of the local community and participation in the global community of this century and beyond.