Derby Schools is a school district that governs various elementary, middle and high schools. It offers a range of academic and extracurricular options to more than 6,400 students. Its schools administer special and talented and gifted education programs. The district s schools academic curricula include language arts, English, mathematics, science, fine arts and social studies. Its schools also organize parent-teacher meetings and conferences that encourage parental involvement in children's education. The district s schools maintain libraries and media centers that stock books, periodicals, and instructional and reference materials. In addition, its schools organize a variety of athletic activities that includes football, basketball, volleyball, and track and field.