The Derry Cooperative School District's mission for school age children is to create a safe and successful learning environment for all students; one that fosters challenging situations, promotes self worth, encourages learning as a lifelong activity, and produces healthy young adults who will contribute to society.



2017-18 Kindergarten Registration Registration opens
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017.

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Blizzard Bags


CodeRED is a new emergency notification service town officials can use to notify Derry residents and businesses by telephone, cell phone, text message, or email about emergency situations or critical community alerts. The system can send messages to specific neighborhoods only or to the entire community.

The Derry Cooperative School District is looking to fill the following vacancies in our schools for the 2018-2019 school year:
  • Anticipated Opening - Middle School Assistant Principal
  • Commissary Supervisor for Child Nutrition Department
  • Math Assistants
  • Reading Assistants - multiple positions district wide
  • Reading Specialist Grinnell Elementary School
To apply for these postings, visit our Human Resources Vacancies and Online Applications.

2019-2020 Budget Meeting Schedule

Free Workshop "What’s in Your Child’s IEP?"
September 13, 2018, 6 – 8 pm, GHHMS

Letter from Superintendent (09/03/18)

EPB Letter to Families

PUBLIC NOTICE: Seeking Derry residents to serve on the Fiscal Advisory Committee (Notice, Application)

2018-2019 Welcome Letter from Superintendent

Middle School Athletic Events have been cancelled for August 28 and August 29. The first day of tryouts will be Thursday, August 30. Please see each school's Athletic Page for more information.

2018-2019 Bus Routes

School Funding Information Session
August 20, 2018, 6:30 PM, GHHMS
   (Information, livestream video)

Letter to Parents/Guardians from Principals

2018-2019 Student School Supply Lists (Elementary, Middle)

Letter to Parents/Families (May 25, 2018)

Letter to EDMES Community from EDMES Administration

Letter to Parents/Guardians from GHHMS Administration

Proposed Grade 5-8 Model:

2018-2019 Preschool Application at DEEP

Middle School Promotion Ceremonies:
      - June 14th at Pinkerton Academy
      - West Running Brook Middle School at 3:30 pm
      - Gilbert H. Hood Middle School at 6:00 pm

Derry Cooperative School District Community Safety Forum April 5, 2018

Presentation: School Board and Town Council Workshop March 29, 2018

Town of Derry Legislative Task Force Workshop 03/29/18

Official Results - Annual School District Election - March 13, 2018

Screening for 2018-2019 Incoming Kindergarten Students

Letter to Parents (February 16, 2018)

2018-19 Deliberative Session Presentation - Feb. 10, 2018

2017 School District Annual Report

2018-2019 Derry Pre-K – Grade 12 Budget Highlights Brochure

Public Hearing Proposed Budget Presentation - Jan. 9, 2018

Facility Projections Presentations:

New Hampshire Department of Education Assessment Waiver

Upcoming Middle School Placement:

Facilities Study Committee Final - October 2017, Appendices & PowerPoint Presentation, FSC 10/24/17 Update, Grade 5-6 and 7-8 Proposed Configuration Fact Sheet

2018-2019 Budget (Meeting Schedule, District Overview Report, Proposed Budget)

2017-2018 Meal Prices

Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

Health Information:

2017-2018 News & Announcements Archive