Overview of Grenada School District
Education, training, dreams...this characterizes the Grenada School District. We help students fulfill dreams by providing a solid foundation. Instruction, emphasizing study and basic learning skills for the needs of each individual ability level, equips Grenada School District students with an exceptional education.
Located in the north central portion of Mississippi, Grenada School District encompasses all students within Grenada County and the City of Grenada.
The Grenada School District is the recipient of many advancements and awards. The Public Education Forum of Mississippi has recognized the "Walls that Teach" initiative, the "Kidzeum," and the "Discovery Lab" with Awards of Excellence, and Business Week Magazine has acclaimed Grenada Elementary as one of the country's "Break the Mold" schools.
Grenada has also been the recipient of three Governor's Awards. The Kidzeum and the E-Mail Mentors Program have each won a Governor's Award for Outstanding Partnerships and Dr. David Daigneault won a Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts. The "Kidzeum" also received a 2002 Magna Award from the American School Board Journal.
Grenada School District has attained a variety of achievements during the past decade, from our nationally recognized band programs with 62 Grand Championships or First in Class titles, to the improvement in student achievement scores, Grenada School District is continually advancing. Our enrollment has increased, facilities have been expanded, achievement test scores have improved. State-of-the-art student training programs paired with over $3,000,000 of modern technology are preparing our students for tomorrow's challenges. Grenada School District fosters innovative and productive programs and continuously searches for the most effective teaching methods available for optimum student achievement.
For nine years, Grenada was selected to exhibit at the National School Board's "Education Excellence Fair," a display commending superior programs across the country. Grenada Middle School was honored for the "Walls That Teach" project with the School District Program Award by the Mississippi Alliance for Arts Education.