District Announcements

  • Nyack Schools Launch a NEW early childhood literacy program to help babies learn and thrive in the first 3 years of life.

    The NYACK BASICS launched on January 8th, 2018.  Over 150 school community leaders, early childhood educators and county service providers joined together in Hilltop Auditorium to kick off this new initiative lead by Superintendent James Montesano and Assistant Superintendent Winsome Gregory. 

    The District welcomed Chancellor Betty Rosa, Regent Judy Johnson and Regent Luis Reyes from the NY State Department of Ed for a tour of the schools.  Founder of The Boston Basics and Harvard Economist Ron Ferguson lead the the day as keynote speaker. The District plans to implement The Nyack Basics and support a community-lead campaign to help ensure that all children read by the third grade.

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  • A letter from the Superintendent was emailed to all District families and staff today, Jan. 4 RE: a situation at the high school

    Please see the attached letter from Dr. James Montesano, Superintendent of Schools.

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  • Please take note of the FERPA form that was sent out to all District families in English, Spanish and Haitian Creole

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  • 2017 PRIDE Survey Results were presented to the Board of Ed. and Community on Tuesday, Nov. 28th. The Power Point is attached, here...

    OCADA (Our Community Against Drug Abuse) Coalition will present outcomes and insights from our most recent PRIDE Survey results. 

    The PRIDE Survey was given county-wide to 8th and 11th grade students in the Spring of 2017.  Results and analysis provide important information to the school community regarding substance use, availability, perception of risk and trends among our youth.  To find out more about OCADA, please visit www.ocadacoalition.org

     

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THE COLLEGE BOARD

AP COURSES:  Information about AP courses that are offered by The College Board, including AP Lang and AP Lit, can be found here.

SAT: Information about the SAT exam, including registration information, can be found here.

PSAT:  Information about the PSAT exam, including National Merit Scholarship qualification information, can be found here.

What is the difference between the SAT and the ACT?  Click here to find out:  ACT SAT Comparison.pptx 

ACT Exam Information

Information about the ACT College Entrance Exam, including registration information, can be found here.

 

COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS IN ELA AND LITERACY

NEW YORK STATE DEPT OF EDUCATION (NYSED) & THE BOARD OF REGENTS

Information about the New York State ELA Exam in Grades 3-8 can be found here.

Information about the New York State Common Core Regents Exam in ELA can be found here.

Click here to access EngageNY, the NYSED's official site for information about testing and standards with links to resources for parents and students.