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No PreKindergarten classes – 9/2, 3, 4

  • Tue 9/8/15 - Two-hour orientation
    No school bus transportation
    Families will be notified by mail of their assigned time
  • Wed 9/9/15 - Full-day
    With school bus transportation

More than 3,000 educators and support staff enthusiastically share the Yonkers Public Schools mission to empower all students to take their place in the world as knowledgeable, competent, responsible citizens. If you would like to share in this mission, please see Career Opportunities.

More than 3,000 educators and support staff enthusiastically share the Yonkers Public Schools mission to empower all students to take their place in the world as knowledgeable, competent, responsible citizens. If you would like to share in this mission, please see Career Opportunities.

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Yonkers Early Childhood Academy Set To Welcome Its Young Students

Our newest school is designed for our youngest learners. Children beginning Kindergarten start Wednesday, September 2nd, while the little munchkins beginning PreK start Tuesday, September 8th with a two-hour orientation for them and their parents. Here's more about the school.

The Class of 2015 is Now Complete

Determined students who sweated out a summer of hard work were rewarded with their high school diplomas last week as they graduated in a triumphant ceremony marking their achievement.

Mayor Mike Spano Launches 4th Annual Backpack To School Donation Drive

Residents and businesses are encouraged to donate backpacks and school supplies for Yonkers students in need. Here's what you need to know:

New York State Education Commissioner Visits Yonkers Public Schools

New York State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia capped off a visit to Yonkers Public Schools praising Superintendent Yazurlo for demonstrating the commitment of the entire Yonkers community to the education of its young people.

Free Bus Transportation for Eligible High School Students

Now is the time for high school students eligible for free bus transportation to submit documentation to the Transportation Department. What you need to know >>

2015-2016 Calendar & Handbook Coming Soon

This gorgeous showcase of student art is also the District's award winning annual calendar and handbook. Its 48 pages are packed with information you need and use all year. Families can expect a printed copy before school starts. Get a sneak peak here.

Thank You to Governor Cuomo and our State Legislators

Board of Education President Dr. Nader Sayegh and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Michael Yazurlo thanked Governor Cuomo, Senators Stewart-Cousins & Latimer, Assemblymembers Mayer & Pretlow, Speaker of the Assembly Heastie and Senate Majority Leader Flanagan on behalf of the entire Yonkers Public Schools community for their support in averting staff layoffs and programs cuts.

Meet the Class of 2015

We bid farewell to a class of outstanding young men and women who earned more than $60 million in scholarships and incentives, acceptances at highly competitive colleges and universities, and the respect and best wishes of our entire city.

Board of Education Inducts Three Into the Teacher Hall of Fame

Ms. Tiffany Soares, Mr. Joseph Giannantonio, and Dr. Dean Saghafi-Ezaz were selected based on nominations submitted by students, parents, and colleagues.

Yonkers Economic Development Program Awards $125,000 in College Scholarships to Thirty High School Seniors

Thirty seniors in Yonkers high schools were awarded $125,000 in college scholarships under a program sponsored by the Yonkers Industrial Development Agency (YIDA) that promotes higher education as well as economic development. 

Staff Layoffs and Programs Cuts Averted

Letter to families from Board of Education President Sayegh & Superintendent Yazurlo

School 16's Cynthia Eisner Honored With Leadership In Education Award

Cynthia Eisner is a compassionate, driven principal who uses her educational expertise and strong leadership style to inspire students, staff and families.

Board of Education Re-Elects Dr. Sayegh & Rev. Lopez, Mr. Cavanaugh Begins Full Term

At the 134th Annual Meeting of the Yonkers Board of Education, the Trustees re-elected Dr. Nader Sayegh and Rev. Steve Lopez to serve as president and vice-president respectively. Both will serve one-year terms in their leadership posts. Prior to the election, Mr. James Cavanaugh, who was appointed by Mayor Spano in 2014 to fill the unexpired term of a former trustee, took the oath of office to officially begin a five-year term of service.

College-Bound Gorton Seniors take FLIGHT - Graduate a Semester Early

Early graduation for seniors from Gorton High School’s FLIGHT Program gave “lift off” to post-secondary aspirations.

Yonkers Public Schools Graduation Rate Increases 4%

The high school graduating rate is up to 76% districtwide for 2014, an increase of 4% from 2013.

Full-day Prekindergarten Grant: 33 Million Over 4 Years

Board of Education President Dr. Nader J. Sayegh: "Full-day Prekindergarten is back for September 2015!" Learn more

Carol Ann Ford is the Civil Service Employee of the Year

Mrs. Ford is the welcoming and steadfast anchor of the School 30 community. But that's not all! Learn more about this lady of many hats.

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