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About Gananda CSD

Gananda Central School District offers smaller class sizes and individual attention along with a variety of extra-curricular opportunities and a range of honors, advanced placement, and college-preparatory courses. 


The Gananda Central School District educates all students for success. 


Vision Statement


The Gananda Central School District:

  • offers a personalized, premier educational experience where all reach their potential,
  • engages students in challenging, dynamic curricula enhanced by innovative technology to develop lifelong learners who thrive in a global society, and 
  • partners with staff, students, parents and community to produce students who become responsible, contributing citizens.


Size and Location

The Gananda Central School District is located in Wayne County 20 miles east of Rochester’s city center.  Approximately 4,000 residents in portions of the towns of Walworth and Macedon live within the districts six square mile boundary.

The district:

  • Served approximately 1,200 students in 2015-2016
  • Average class sizes of  15-19 (K-1), 20-24 (grades 2-8)
  •  2010 pupil per teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Encompasses three school buildings: Richard Mann Elementary School (K-5), Gananda Middle School (6-8), and Ruben A. Cirillo High School (9-12)

Proven Performance

Gananda Schools enjoy an outstanding reputation for an exemplary and balanced curricular and extra-curricular program designed to meet the needs of all students. Consider these facts:
  • Ranked #1 in academic performance in Wayne County (Source: Business First Buffalo).
  • Ranked #20 in academic performance of all 67 school districts in the eight counties within the Rochester area (Source: Business First Buffalo).
  • 97% graduation rate
  • 86% of Gananda’s 2015 graduates earned Regents diplomas and 41% with advanced designations.
  • 24.1 average composite score on the ACT. State average is 23.
  • 54% of 2015 took the SAT and 40% took the ACT.
  • 65% of the class of 2015 intend to pursue post-secondary education/training
  • Offering AP Courses in United States History, Art, Biology, Calculus, English, Physics and online AP courses in a variety of subjects.