The Granby Public Schools provide a comprehensive educational program for 1,870 students in grades pre-K-12.
Granby is an outstanding rural school district with a talented staff, enthusiastic student body and a supportive community. The district is characterized by its academic excellence, a rich variety of athletic, artistic and co-curricular opportunities, and a commitment to high standards of personal behavior.
The district is supported by over 178 certified staff and more than 105 non-certified staff. Student achievement is high on multiple measures including SBAC, NGSS, PSAT, SAT and AP testing.
Hartford Magazine and Connecticut Magazine have consistently rated Granby well in the education category for small towns. Schools within the district have received national or state recognitions in the past five years.
Students with special needs are fully included in the life of the school. Granby embraces cultural diversity through participation in magnet schools, Open Choice and foreign exchange programs.
"21st Century Citizenship" and character education is woven into the fabric of our schools. Programs include advisor/advisee groups, adventure clubs, responsive classroom activities and community service.
Recent district highlights include the introduction of the Generations Mentoring Program, a new compulsory K-2 strings program for 2018-19, and a focus on equitable instructional practices with guidance from our Equity Taskforce.
Granby continues to roll out a 1:1 technology program with emphasis on using access to technology to enhance high-quality instruction.
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The district is committed to the values and practices of a professional learning community as its strategic plan to increase student learning and achievement.
The key to improved learning for all students is continuous job-embedded learning for staff. The professional learning community model provides teacher collaboration time that is built into the school day.
A highly dedicated staff and supportive community work together to promote adult and student learning. There is much pride in the Granby Public Schools.
Teachers work in Granby because of the rich professional experiences, and many families settle here because of the reputation and quality of the school system.
A competitive benefits package includes health and dental, group life insurance, long-term disability protection, tuition reimbursement and leave-of-absence, including a sabbatical leave.
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