You can help provide scholarships to graduating Glens Falls seniors by
playing golf in this year's School District Foundation golf tournament! All
the details and registration/sponsorship info is
Wondering about next school year?
[ HERE ] is a
one-page printable version of the 2016-17 district calendar that includes
school breaks, holidays, and Regents exam days. The detailed 2016-17 calendar
is in PDF format [
HERE ], and is now being printed and will be mailed to all current students during the
last week of August. Any district resident may request a printed calendar by
calling the district office at 792-1212.
In the U.S. News Best High Schools 2016 rankings, Glens
Falls High School placed 187th within New York (#2069 in the National
Rankings) and earned a silver medal! Schools are ranked based on their
performance on state-required tests and how well they prepare students for
college. Read more on our U.S. News overview page [
In November of 2014, New York State voters passed the Smart Schools Bond
which will provide up to $1.6 million in technology funding for Glens Falls
City Schools. Read the district's Preliminary Spending Plan
HERE ] and email comments to
GFCOMMUNICATIONS@GFSD.ORG. The May 4, 2016 Board of Education presentation
is available [
HERE ], and a public comment meeting was held at the district office
on June 13 at 6:45 p.m.
Glens Falls City School District is one of a relative few districts
statewide to have its Annual Professional Performance Review plan already
finalized by the NYS Education Department. Approval was granted September 22,
2015, after revisions were made by district leaders working together. To read the approval letter and the plan
in its entirety, see the SED link
[ HERE ].
Attention Alumni and Friends of Glens Falls Schools: There’s a new way to
help and support our students. Take a minute and visit
www.gfnationfund.org and see what we
are all about. YOU can make a difference simply by signing in and becoming
part of our outreach network. Having a reunion or gathering? We would love to
know about it. And, please get the word out. WE NEED YOU!
Under education law, parents and guardians of students may request the
final quality rating and composite effectiveness score for each teacher and
the principal of the school to which their child is assigned for the current
school year. Read the process to request APPR ratings and scores
[ HERE ]