Catskill Central School District

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Catskill CSD COMPUTER Sale

Dates: Ongoingt Time: 8:00AM to 4:00 PM

 Location: Catskill Elementary School Room 129

      **Cash or Checks payable to Catskill CSD**

                                  For Questions, please contact:  Cheryl Rabinowitz, Director of Technology or 518-943-0574 ext. 188
Please click here to download the flyer with more details.


Please click links below for newly released 2016 test schedules and updated 2015 test schedules. The 2016 test schedules are for the 2015-16 school year, including the Grades 3-8 testing programs and the Regents Exam schedules for January 2016 and June 2016. The updated 2015 test schedules include, based on field requests, the addition of the Integrated Algebra Regents Exam in June 2015* (which required a change in day for the Physical Setting/Earth Science Regents Exam), as well as the addition of Algebra 2/Trigonometry and Chemistry in August 2015.


CMS Concert is postponed to 12/17/14.


In partnership with the Catskill Community Center, we will be hosting a Holiday Dinner

Wednesday Dec. 17 (snow date 12/18).

Serving will take place from 5:00 to 6:00 P.M. in the High School Cafeteria.

The dinner is open and free to all community members.


Working to Improve Assessments

A consortium of local school districts led by Questar III BOCES will receive $399,314 in grant funding to review and improve student assessment practices this school year.

Questar III received a “Teaching is the Core” grant from the New York State Education Department to work with Brunswick CSD, Cairo-Durham CSD, Catskill CSD, Coxsackie-Athens CSD, Hoosick Falls CSD, Hudson City SD, New Lebanon CSD, North Greenbush CSD, Rensselaer CSD, Tech Valley High School, and Wynantskill UFSD.

As part of this grant, each district will organize a review team comprised of teachers and administrators to identify and improve high-quality assessments. This grant will advance a priority of New York’s Commissioner of Education John B. King and the State Board of Regents to eliminate or modify locally adopted tests that are redundant or do not advance teaching and learning.

Through this process, districts will identify and implement performance-based assessments that can be used to measure student learning and school and educator effectiveness. This may include essay writing, completion of projects, real-world problem solving and conduct of experiments where students demonstrate knowledge and skills.

Districts will also establish a parent engagement program to share information concerning how parents can support learning at home and how assessments inform instruction and help children learn.

“Ultimately, high-quality assessments – and the feedback they provide to teachers, students and parents – are an integral part of excellent teaching and advancing student achievement,” said Questar III District Superintendent James N. Baldwin.

Click HERE to download the Teaching to the Core Grant Announcement.


Please click here to download Columbia-Greene Continuum of Care Panel Discussion.


The Fitness Center, located in the Catskill High School, is open for public use during the summer Monday-Friday 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., and Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. When school is in session, the Fitness Center is open for public use Monday-Friday 5:30 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., and Saturday 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The cost is $1.00 per use. Please use the entrance located on the side of the building between the auditorium and the gym. An attendant is on duty during the times open.


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Catskill Central School District Goals


Catskill Central School District Goals

The mission of the Catskill Central School District is to provide all children with the opportunity to fully develop their academic and creative potential, and to assist them in becoming mature, humane, responsible and productive members of society.

The Board of Education set the following goals for the 2014-15 year: 

  1. Provide educational opportunities for all students to achieve high academic success
  2. Collaborate with our community
  3. Communicate with all stakeholders

Success 4 All Targets, 2014-2015


--- District cohort graduation rate will increase 3%
--- Grade 3-8 ELA and Math proficiency and mastery rates will increase 3%
--- Regents proficiency and mastery rates will increase by 3%
--- STAR Reading and Math will increase 3%
--- Middle and High school students failing 1 or more courses will decrease by 10%