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Derby Public Schools Mission
Our Mission

Derby Public Schools strives to create a safe and inclusive culture and a comprehensive educational experience that propels students toward their fullest potential so they can positively impact their community.

Explore 2022-2027 Strategic Plan
Goals and Progress

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Purple Star District

Derby Public Schools is proud to be named a Purple Star District which signifies that all 12 of our schools display commitment and readiness to support the unique needs of military-connected families.

Information for Military Families

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On Fridays, We Wear Green!

A variety of Derby Public Schools gear is available to order. Be sure you're ready for Green Fridays to show your Derby pride.

Derby Gear Online Store

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Making a Difference

The I Make A Difference (IMAD) Award is a great way to show appreciation to a staff member or volunteer for the work they do at Derby Public Schools.

Submit a Nomination

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NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

students

BY THE NUMBERS

6,867

Total Students
1,594 Students with Exceptionalities 

90.2%

2022 Graduation Rate

1,127

Certified and Classified
Staff Members

25

Home Languages

5,750

Average Number of
Meals Served Daily

2,645

Transportation Miles Driven Each School Day

265

Strategic Plan Committee Member Volunteers

Every student, every day

preparing for the future.