Under direction from the state, Brighton Central School District is closing all of its schools and offices to the public. The District will only be staffed by essential personnel. We will attempt to answer the main switchboard between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday at 242-5200.
Click here for the latest information on the District's 2020-21 Budget. There is a list of upcoming meetings and all budget documents can be downloaded.
Three of our seven board seats are to be filled in an election on May 19, 2020 (date subject to change due to Coronavirus). The terms of current board members Mr. Larry Davis, Mrs. Julene Gilbert, and Dr. Marv Sachs are expiring this year. Mr. Davis and Mrs. Gilbert have announced their intention to seek re-election.
Brighton Central School District hosted the New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) Fund Our Future Bus Tour on Feb. 6. Brighton is not paid $8.1 million in foundation aid, which could cause the District to lose some programs next school year if the issue isn’t resolved.
BHS was named one of Newsweek’s Top 500 STEM High Schools in its recent nationwide 2020 ranking. Brighton was ranked No. 1 in the Rochester area, No. 10 in New York, and No. 117 in the country for its excellence in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Superintendent Dr. Kevin McGowan had the opportunity to speak about Brighton Central School District’s perspective on the foundation aid formula at a New York State Senate Education Committee Roundtable Discussion on Oct. 18 in Buffalo.