Phone: 757-451-4150


Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Denise J. Green, Principal

Welcome to Granby Elementary, a fully accredited school! 

We are pleased to have you as a part of our school family. Since 1944, Granby Elementary has had a legacy of a caring community coupled with student success. With this tradition of excellence, imagine the possibilities! We want every student to succeed, and we are committed to working with students to ensure that they learn and grow in a supported and enriching environment. 

At Granby, our students are at the heart of every decision. Everything we do is about ensuring their experiences here, help them to develop in a caring, supportive environment.  We have high expectations and high aspirations for every one of our students. My vision is that our students aspire to be the best they can be. 

I am very excited to welcome you for the 2022-2023 school year!

Phone: 757-451-4150


Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Nicole Griffin, Assistant Principal


“I can because I believe”

Professional Licensure & Educational Background

Ms. Griffin has a Commonwealth of Virginia Postgraduate Professional License for Administration with endorsements in Supervision Pre K – 12 and Elementary Education Pre K – 6. She earned her Masters of Education in Educational Leadership from Regent University in December 2006 and Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies/Elementary Education & English from Norfolk State University in December 1998.

Teaching Experience

Ms. Griffin began her teaching career as a Teacher’s Assistant for Early Discoveries at Seatack Elementary, Virginia Beach, VA.  For the past 20 years, Ms. Griffin taught for two school districts, Norfolk Public Schools and Hertford County Public School, and has educated students from Kindergarten to middle school science.  The last instructional position she held was as Title I Interventionist.


Educational Leadership Experience

Ms. Griffin is a former grade level chair, lead teacher (science and history/social science), and has served on several academic committees at the district and state levels. She is an accomplished grant writer, who has been awarded approximately $30,000 in funding, to support Norfolk Public Schools. Ms. Griffin has presented on the district, state, and national levels, on a variety of educational topics.  Granby Elementary is the second school Ms. Griffin has been appointed Assistant Principal.