Yonkers Public Schools News 2016-2017

  • Mental Health Awareness: Talking About 13 Reasons Why

    13 Reasons Why is a fictional TV-MA rated series streaming on Netflix about a teenage girl who dies by suicide. There is growing concern among mental health professionals about the content. The District is providing information resources for students and families.

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  • Mayor Spano Reappoints Dr. Sayegh to BOE

    As a trustee of the Board of Education, Dr. Sayegh joins eight other members to represent the official policy making body of the Yonkers Public School District.  He previously served a full term, including three years as Board President.

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  • Trustees Elect Officers

    At the 136th Annual Meeting of the Yonkers Board of Education, the Trustees re-elected Rev. Steve Lopez and Ms. Judith Ramos Meier to serve as president and vice-president respectively. Both will serve one-year terms in their leadership posts.

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  • Martinelli Auditorium & DeMatteo Field

    The dedication of the Mayor Angelo R. Martinelli Auditorium and the Re-Opening of the Tony DeMatteo New Turf Field and Athletic Facility at Roosevelt High School on January 11, 2019 was a glorious celebration of gratitude.

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  • BOE January '19 Meetings - Welcome!

    The Trustees of the Yonkers Board of Education welcome you to their January 2019 meetings. Please select Read More for the Board’s complete meeting schedule.

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  • Register NOW for September 2019

    Children beginning school in September 2019 MUST be enrolled before February to participate in the School Choice application process taking place from February 2 – 16, 2019.

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  • Varsity Boys & Girls Take to the Court in Annual City Tournament

    The annual Yonkers City Basketball Tournament begins Monday, December 10th with the Boys taking to the court. Girls action begins Tuesday, December 11th. Select ReadMore for the schedule, and come fill the stands!

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  • Parent Teacher Conferences

    Parent Teacher Conferences will take place the afternoon of Friday, December 14, 2018 for grades PreK - 8. There will be a half day of instruction for the children. Dismissal times, and after-school childcare information at the link.

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  • Students Bring Joy to the World

    The young voices of School 16 will open the Yonkers Public Schools holiday concert series when 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders perform in concert Friday, December 7th at their school. This is the first of more than 40 performances and holiday events Districtwide through December 21st – everyone a treat! Link to the full schedule…

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  • Community Health & Wellness Fair December 15

    Yonkers Public Schools, together with Mayor Mike Spano and the City of Yonkers, is hosting a Community Health & Wellness Fair Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 9:00AM – 1:00PM at the Hostos School.

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  • Paidiea 5th - 8th Graders Return December 5th

     A final air sampling of the third floor was taken on November 24, 2018 by Adelaide Environmental Health Services which indicates the third floor is cleared for re-occupancy.

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  • Next Gen Learning Standards

    Learn about the New York State Next Generation Learning Standards in English Language Arts and Mathematics.

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September 2018 Assignments

School Choice 2018


The Class of 2017 shattered every record, earning an astounding $97.6 million in scholarships, incentives, and financial aid. The young men and women of the Yonkers Public Schools Class of 2017 have proved themselves to be the young adults that colleges and universities want in the Class of 2021.


Today a vibrant learning community of 27,000 students from 100 cultures, backgrounds and nationalities in grades prekindergarten through 12 is challenged by a rigorous core curriculum and innovative programs in 39 schools throughout the City of Yonkers.