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Greece Central School District is a school district in New York. It is the largest suburban school district in Monroe County, with PreK-12 enrollment of nearly 12,000 students. The District operates a total of 20 schools, specifically 3 high schools, 1 grade 6-12 school, 3 middle schools, and 13 elementary schools. It employs 1,081 faculty, 67 administrators, and over 1,300 support staff.[1]

Website evaluation

See also: Evaluation of New York school district websites

This website was most recently reviewed January 2, 2013.

The good

  • Taxes
    • Local education tax rate and revenue information information is available in budget documents.[2]
  • Budget
    • Budget documents are available.[3]
    • Budgets are archived to 2006. [4]
  • Meetings
    • The District website provides meeting schedules, minutes and agendas.[5][6]
    • Documents are archived for at least three years.
  • Elected Officials
    • Board member names, term information, and email contact information is posted.[7]
  • Administration
    • Contact information is provided for the Superintendent and department heads.[8]
  • Contracts
    • Employee contracts are posted.[9] The most recent contract was negotiated between 2004-2006.
    • Purchasing contracts are available.[10]
  • Public Records Request
    • Documents and contact information are posted assisting citizens in filing a public records request.[11]
  • Academics
    • Academic achievement information is provided with links to New York State School and District Report Cards.[12]
  • Background Checks
    • New employee certification, including relevant background check information, is available.[13]
  • Audits
    • Audits are posted and archived since 2005. [14]

Leadership

School Board

The District is governed by a nine member Board of Education. Members are elected to three year terms on the Board. Current members are:[15]

Name Position
Julia VanOrman President
David Ferington Vice-President
Roger Boily Board member
Sean McCabe Board member
Brian O’Connor Board member
Gale G. O’Toole Board member
Joe Quirk Board member
Beth Race Board member
AnnMarie Stenglein Board member

Teacher Contracts

The latest teacher contract was scheduled to run from July 1, 2004 to June 30, 2006, and can be found here. Teacher contracts are negotiated with the Greece Teachers Association.

Administrative Officials

The current superintendent is Barbara Deane-Williams. She took the position on July 1, 2011. According to the District's website, Deane-Williams entry plan is based around the five themes of community vision and values, systems perspective and leadership, communication, organizational structure, and relationships and results.[16]

Unions

Teacher contracts are negotiated with the Greece Teachers Association, which is an affiliate of New York State United Teachers and the American Federation of Teachers. Annual dues for 2009-2010 were $677.30.[17] The President of the Greece Teachers Association is Don Pallozzi.[18]

Budget

Greece Central School District published its annual budget on their district website.[19]

Expenditures by Category
School Year Staff Expenses Student Services Operational Expenses Debt Service Other Budget Total
Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget
2011-2012 $151,734,350 75.2% $20,285,980 10.1% $21,288,431 10.6% $4,251,996 2.1% $4,207,411 2.1% $201,768,168
2012-2013 $156,342,312 76.2% $19,984,220 9.7% $20,308,099 9.9% $4,345,321 2.1% $4,305,815 2.1% $205,285,767
Averages: $154,038,331 76% $20,135,100 10% $20,798,265 10% $4,298,658.5 2% $4,256,613 2% $203,526,967.5

Academic performance

According to the New York State Accountability Report Card system, Greece Central School District is qualified as academically in "Good Standing," with positive performance results in ELA, science, math, and graduation rates. A total of 19 schools were deemed individually in good academic standing, while Apollo Middle School is in its second year of corrective action.[20]

Reform

References

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