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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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



K-5 - Nyack Elementary Math Specialists: Michelle O'Sullivan (Valley Cottage Elementary, Tamara O'Sullivan (Liberty Elementary) and Ashley Chippa (Upper Nyack Elementary)

District Hyperlinks

Common Core Standards Resources

Click on a grade level below to see what standards your child will be striving to master during the 2016-17 year.  The standards are written as child-friendly "I can" statements so you can have a discussion about them with your child.

K-5 Math Resources (Symbaloo Webmix)

K-5 Math Manipulatives for "Hands-On" Learning at Home

Math and Literature



Heading to the library?  One great way to improve reading and learn about math concepts in a fun way is through both fiction and non-fiction literature.  Click on a grade level below and you will find a list of stories broken down by math content.


 Kindergarten math literature

 Grade 1 math literature 

 Grade 2 math literature 

 Grade 3 math literature

 Grade 4 math literature 2