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Granite School District

Board of Education



The Granite School District Board of Education is comprised of seven elected members.  Board members serve for a term of four years and may be re-elected. Each member is elected by voters living in a distinct geographic precinct. Precinct boundaries are established by Salt Lake County, and each precinct has approximately equal numbers of residents.

In general, the board has:

  • Policy-making authority
  • Authority regarding administrative and school organization
  • Authority regarding employment such as establishing job functions and standards, work assignments, hiring, promotion, demotion, transfers, suspensions, discipline, evaluation, discharge, remuneration, scheduling, calendaring, etc.
  • Authority regarding student instruction, curricular and non-curricular programming or activities, evaluation, placement, and discipline
  • Authority regarding parental and community relations
  • Authority regarding management, operations, allocations, procurements, disposal, and priorities of Granite School District physical, monetary, personnel, or other resources
  • Authority regarding all rights or powers available to employers or property owners
  • Authority regarding all other rights, powers, or privileges not specifically withheld from the Board of Education by applicable law

The board of education holds public meetings once or twice monthly to establish district policies, approve purchases and budgets, receive reports from district administrators, approve administrative appointments, and conduct other business. Citizens are welcome to speak in a board of education meeting by contacting Public Relations to register for comment time.


Our Charge & Responsibility:
Students will leave us prepared for college,
career and life in the 21st century world.

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Granite School District  |  2500 South State  |  Salt Lake City, Utah 84115  |  (385) 646-5000