Gananda Central School District

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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.[1][2][3]

The average class size is 20 students (all grades).[3] The student-teacher ratio is 14:1.[2]

Dr. Shawn Van Scoy, Ed.D. is Superintendent of Schools.[4]

The District motto is "Striving for: Effective Communicators, Self-Directed Learners, Accountable Citizens".

Board of education[edit]

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)[5] are:

  • Robin Vogt - President
  • William Buchko - Vice President
  • Lisa Finnegan
  • Greg Giles
  • Stephen Nims
  • Charles Rothfuss
  • Greg Whitney
  • Leslie Ferrante - District Clerk

History[edit]

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.

Schools[edit]

The District operates three schools, all located in the town of Walworth.

Elementary schools[edit]

  • Richard Mann Elementary School (K-5), Principal - Kim Ernstberger

Middle schools[edit]

  • Gananda Middle School (6-8), Principal - Tracie Douglas

High schools[edit]

  • Ruben A. Cirillo High School (9-12), Principal - Matthew Mahoney

Performance[edit]

The District's 89% graduation rate exceeds the State Standard of 55%.[3]

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