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Grenada Elementary Red Top

Grades Pre-K-3;
GES Red Top has been recognized by Business Week Magazine as the Number One Rural School in America. GES houses "The Kidzeum," the first school-based children's museum in the US.
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Grenada Elementary Green Top

Grades 4-5;
At Grenada Elementary Green Top, we offer our students optimum learning experiences. In the Discovery Lab, our hands-on science lab, the instruction includes activities, experiments, and the latest advances in technology.
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Grenada Middle

Grades 6-8;
Basic, supplementary, and remedial courses enable every student to excel. The walls have been transformed into teaching tools through the use of timelines, sculptures, and paintings in Walls That Teach.

Walls That Teach
Grenada High School

Grenada High

Grades 9-12;
General, pre-college, and technological needs are met with a broad range of concentrated instruction in preparation for the global world. GHS also boasts award-winning band, Visions, and NNDCC programs for the pursuit of artistic goals.

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Career & Technical Center

GCTC provides sequenced programs designed to prepare students for entry-level employment or further specialty study.
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Enrichment & Transition Center

GETC houses Alternative Education(for modification of behavior) and GED Program (preparation for the GED test).

GSD Registration 2021-22

The MS Dept. Of Education is allowing a residency proof waiver for the 2021-2022 school year. (This Does Not Appy to Parent/Guardians that used an Affidavit last year.)
If your address is the same as last year:
• Complete the residency waiver form found in registration
• Complete a waiver form for each student
• Go to the ActiveParent Website (
• Click the Registration Icon in the Top Right
• Choose your student Link to the waiver will be below
• Click the link for your student's grade
• Complete Form

If your address has changed or you registered with an affidavit last year:
• Complete registration as normal.
• Please go to for instructions

New Pre-K Application available
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•Dropout Prevention Plan 2021-22

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•Affordable Internet

•GSD Technology Handbook 2020-21

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•Community COVID testing
•Parental Consent-school onsite COVID testing
•COVID-19 Parent Survey
•COVID Guidelines
•Revised Facial Coverings Plan

Here are some things to know about our current COVID-19 guidelines and quarantine procedures:

Students and staff who are NOT exhibiting symptoms may be exempt from future quarantine if they meet at least one of these conditions:
•they have tested positive and recovered from COVID-19 within the past 90 days;
•they have received both vaccines and a booster;
•they have received both vaccines but are not yet eligible for boosters — within the past six months for Pfizer and Moderna, within the past two months for Johnson & Johnson.

STAR Student and Teacher

STAR teacher and STAR Student

GHS senior has been designated as Grenada’s STAR Student for the 2021-22 school year by the M.B. Swayze Foundation, sponsor of the Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) program. Established by the Mississippi Economic Council (MEC) in 1965, the purpose of the STAR program is to recognize outstanding students & teachers in Mississippi. STAR Students are selected on the basis of academic excellence. Both ACT scores and scholastic averages are compared to determine the school’s STAR Student. The GHS STAR Student designated his STAR Teacher, the teacher who has made the greatest contribution to the student’s scholastic achievement as Matthew Gardner.This is Gardner’s fourth time in eight years to be named Star Teacher in Grenada.

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Students Build and Code at Kidz Tech and Kidzeum

Students at Grenada Elementary built a working fan out of Legos during a recent visit to Kidz Tech. The recently added program to the Kidzeum incorporates STEM lessons by teaching the students new skills such as computer coding and robotics.

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Tharpe Selected Principal of the Year

Grenada Elementary School 4-5 Principal Carol Tharpe was named National Principal of the Year for Mississippi by the National Association of Elementary School Principals. Among Tharpe's greatest achievements, in her first six years as principal at GES 4-5 was bringing the school's C grade up to an A, based on assessment scores from the Mississippi State Board of Education.

Industry Tours Schools

Students in Matthew Gardner’s Aerospace Engineering class, explain their engineering project to Matthew Waldrop (right), Senior Manager Manufacturing Engineer for Milwaukee Tool in Greenwood. Waldrop joined representatives of Milwaukee Tool on a tour of the Grenada School District to learn more about educational opportunities in the community.

Follow Your Heart Ukulele Group Performs

Photo right) The Follow Your Heart ukulele group from Grenada Elementary 4-5 performed with the Pizzazz show choir at their spring show in April. Grenada alumnus and Nashville singer- songwriter Charlie Worsham founded Follow Your Heart to teach kids how to play guitar and ukulele. The program recently expanded to be introduced to younger players.

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Grenada School District is dedicated to excellence so that each child reaches their maximum potential within a safe learning environment while providing a comprehensive educational program that fosters the academic, physical, social, and emotional growth of all students.
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