Dear Parents/Guardians,

As the New York State Education Department (NYSED) Assessments are on the horizon, several questions have been raised regarding a parent or student’s ability to refuse testing. Please see Dr. O'Connor's 3/26 letter regarding NYS assessments...

Please see Frequently Asked Questions & Answers



Please see the BOE-adopted 2015-2016 Calendar-at-a-Glance.  Note that parent-teacher conference days and other school and community partner dates will be mapped in over the next few months and complete within the Google calendar(s) by August, as usual.

Please see the YCSD Advocacy website for BOE resolutions, sample letters, legislator contacts and more to help inform educational policy decisions.

For all elementary schools and MESMS, there will be limited menu items available on the weather make up days on March 30 and 31.  Only the featured daily menu item will be available.  

The YHS cafeteria will offer breakfast items, sandwiches, pizza, and grill items throughout the school day. Please view the individual’s school menu for the day’s offerings @ https://sites.google.com/a/yorktown.org/ycsd-health-wellness/.  Here is a direct link to all menus for April 2015.

If you have any questions, please contact the Aramark Cafeteria office at 914-243-8050 ext 11891.



Yorktown High School Students to Present at International Science Competitions

Yorktown students brought home honors and will participate in international science research events in Pennsylvania and Texas...Please see press release

See YHS results from the 2015 Westchester Science and Engineering Fair.

For information about weather, security & emergency notifications (please note: this will not take the place of automated calls/emails to the homes of students in the district):


For information about events, recognition, and more:


For information about college and career readiness:


For information about YHS:


A growing number of teachers and administrators use social media for educational purposes; follow us!

The Yorktown Central School District is taking a proactive stance in maintaining a healthy school environment. The following procedures are being implemented to ward off potential colds and viruses.

Read more...

For Parents:  Please see this site for continuously updated information to help get the new year off to a great start!

Attention Parents of 
Incoming Kindergarten Students:


Please see the Kindergarten Registration web site for important information about the process and documentation you will need.

Important Announcements from Dr. Napolitano
  • Please note that the district has used all five days allotted for inclement weather.  Schools will be in session Monday, March 30, Tuesday March 31 and Monday, April 6.  If necessary, weather make-up days will be taken in the following order:

    • Wednesday, April 1
    • Thursday, April 2
    • Friday, April 3
January 29, 2015 letter re important dates, weather make-up days 
Updated as of March 5, 2015
Please see Message from Town of Yorktown regarding Road Conditions


Please see the full text of Superintendent of Schools Dr. Ralph Napolitano's March letter


March 2, 2015

Dear Parents, Guardians and Members of the Yorktown Community,

“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.”  -- Muhammad Ali



The entire community is welcome to attend all public Board of Education meetings.  

The next meeting of the 2014-2015 school year is Monday,April 13, at 7:00 p.m. at Mildred E. Strang Middle School.  Please see BoardDocs for each meeting agenda. 

All Board of Education videos, including the latest from March 23, 2015, are here. Each is annotated in conjunction with the agenda to make it viewer-friendly.  

The most current BOE meeting video is shown via YCSD-TV via FIOS channel 27 and Cablevision channel 18 at both 8:00 AM and 8:00 PM daily.



Continuously updated events from community partners

Save the Date:  April 11, 2015

Foundation for Excellence in Yorktown Education Dinner Dance/Casino Night (see link)

Each year the Foundation honors those who personify excellence. All are welcome to honor five outstanding educators in our district, one from each school. Collectively they are smart, engaged, invested and creative:


2015 Honorees:

Emily Kluga from YHS
Elizabeth WP from MESMS
Jeff Whalen from Crompond
Camille Luongo from Brookside
Antonella Dable from Mohansic