Gananda Central School District
The Gananda Central School District is a public school district in New York State that serves approximately 1,200 students in the development of Gananda, which is in the towns of Macedon and Walworth in Wayne County with a staff of 122 (92 teachers and 30 support staff) and an annual budget of approximately $13 million.
The District motto is "Striving for: Effective Communicators, Self-Directed Learners, Accountable Citizens".
Board of education
The Board of Education (BOE) consists of 8 members, 7 who serve rotating 3-year terms. Elections are held each May for board members and to vote on the School District Budget.
Board members (2016) are:
- Robin Vogt - President
- William Buchko - Vice President
- Lisa Finnegan
- Greg Giles
- Stephen Nims
- Charles Rothfuss
- Greg Whitney
- Leslie Ferrante - District Clerk
The Gananda Central School District opened its doors to 108 students in 1974 and has grown since then as the population of suburban Rochester has grown.
The District operates three schools, all located in the town of Walworth.
- Richard Mann Elementary School (K-5), Principal - Kim Ernstberger
- Gananda Middle School (6-8), Principal - Tracie Douglas
- Ruben A. Cirillo High School (9-12), Principal - Matthew Mahoney
The District's 89% graduation rate exceeds the State Standard of 55%.