pawpoint#1 Elementary School in Hillsborough County in 2022

pawpointAn "A" School as Determined by the Florida Department of Education for Twelve Consecutive Years

pawpointA Five Star School, a Red Carpet School, and a Golden School Award Winner, as determined by the Florida Department of Education
pawpointGrady Elementary ranks in the Top 10% of all elementary schools in the State of Florida in the following four categories: (1) English Language Arts Achievement; (2) Mathematics Achievement; (3) Science Achievement; and (4)  English Language Arts Improvement, for 2016
pawpointHighest FCAT/FSA Points Of All Area 1 (South Tampa) Elementary Schools, 2014, 2015, 2016 
pawpointTop three school in the Hillsborough County Public Schools  2017, 2018 and 2019 Teaching, Empowering, Learning and Leading (“TELL”) Survey
pawpointHighest First Grade Reading and Math Scores in Hillsborough County, as measured by the Stanford Achievement Test, 2014, 2016
pawpointSecond Highest Overall School FSA points in Hillsborough County (154 schools) for 2015, 2016; Third Highest Overall FCAT Points in Hillsborough County 2014, Top ten for Hillsborough County elementary schools on the 2019 FSA. 
pawpointAward winning Administration and Teachers: Grady Media Specialist, Nick Tsourakis, was named Hillsborough County PTA Elementary Instructor of the Year in 2016 and former Grady Elementary Principal, Kristine Dosal, was awarded Hillsborough County PTA Elementary Principal of the Year in 2014
pawpointGrady Elementary Awarded the Hillsborough County Superintendent's Award for Parent Involvement, 2015
pawpointActive, Award-Winning PTA: 100% Membership in the Grady Elementary PTA since 2014, Awards For Excellence in Volunteer Involvement, Grandparent Involvement, Member Participation and the Number of Families Belonging to the PTA 
pawpointTwo full-size computer labs on campus; Each student has access to learning software including MyON and Reading Counts
pawpointEach classroom has a Smartboard or Mimeo system and a computer area

pawpointNew digital marquee was installed in Fall 2019. The digital marquee has improved communication with families and allowed for timely reminders of school events. 

pawpointThe Grady Elementary PTA built a new 4 lane rubber track on campus in 2020. The track allows our Tigers extra space to exercise safely. Fans were added to our outdoor pavilion in 2021 to keep our students cool while exercising.

pawpointAll classes have new document cameras and wall mounted projectors with significantly improved images and interactive technology.

pawpointGrady Elementary was named a 2020-2023 National PTA School of Excellence. 

pawpointThe Media Center was refreshed in 2022 with all new flooring and flexible, functional, and fun furniture.