The New Paltz Central School District exists for the children of the community. The focus of its programs and activities is the commitment to measured excellence and continuous growth and development for all.
Our Guiding Principles
Focus on learning and success for all
Create a cohesive and inclusive culture K-12, across buildings and departments
Empower and create success for disengaged and disenfranchised students
The October 4, 2022 Board of Education Meeting date has been changed to:
October 6, 2022 Board of Education Meeting to be in the High School Audion. 5:30 PM proposed executive session-subject to board approval. The public meeting begins at 6:30 PM.
Please be aware of a recent change to the New Paltz Central School District calendar. Duzine and Lenape Elementary Schools will each be holding an additional Parent/Teacher Conference Day on Friday, November 18, and therefore both schools will dismiss early according to the half-day schedule. To view this change on the District website calendar, please visit https://bit.ly/3qZYlxp.
COVID UPDATE: SEPTEMBER 19, 2022 In the several days since my Thursday report, the number of positive COVID tests has ticked upward in all four buildings. Accordingly, we are now encouraging indoor mask-wearing. We will continue to monitor these numbers. To see more communications from Interim Superintendent Dr. Bernard Josefsberg, please CLICK HERE
Director of Student Support Services Role Expands to Include Community Engagement
The New Paltz Central School District has announced that the role of Director of Student Support Services, held by Fredricka Butler, has been expanded to include community engagement responsibilities. (READ MORE)
Gardiner School Taxes
A number of NPCSD property taxpayers from Gardiner have contacted us about the increase in their school taxes for this year. The dismay is understandable. The following explanation for the increase will not remove the dismay. Instead – and since school property tax calculations can be confusing –we offer this explanation for the purpose of public clarity. Click here to continue reading
New Paltz Board of Education Elects a New President and Vice-President 8/31/2022
The New Paltz Central School District (NPCSD) has announced that Johanna Herget has been elected to serve as president of the Board of Education and Matthew Williams was elected to Herget’s former position as vice-president. Herget is taking the reigns over from Bianca Tanis, who resigned due to time constraints before recommending Herget to fill the remainder of her term, a recommendation the Board unanimously voted to accept. [READ MORE]