On 5th of September 1956, the school has begun its work on the basis of the Decision of the National Board of Nova Gradiska under the name "PRVA NARODNA OSMOGODIŠNJA ŠKOLA" (FIRST NATIONAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL).
On school year 1959./60, the Mašić school with 45 pupils was merged to this one. On the school year 1960./61, it was renamed to "Josip Krajačić Prika".
On 15th of September 1971. special program department began working - LMR with influential disabilities.
On 1972./1973. with the reorganization of the school network, the school in Sičice was revoked so the students from fifth to eighth classes began to go to Nova Gradiska, and students from Dolina, because of the impossibility of organizing attending school in Mackovac, were later also attending classes in Nova Gradiska.
On 20th of August 1991. school officials unanimously passed a resolution on a referendum to change the name of the school to OSNOVNA ŠKOLA LJUDEVITA GAJA (Ljudevit Gaj elementary school). #brod #brodskoposavska #croatia #elementary #hrvatska #nova_gradiska #osnovna #posavina #primary #school #škola