• 2023- 2024 School Year

    Dear Parents/Guardians:

    These are some friendly reminders of the guidelines implemented by the Yonkers Board of Education and School 16:

    • Students enter the building at 8:20 a.m.
    • Students who are not staying for ELT will be dismissed from the Auditorium at 3:00 p.m. Prior notification is required.
    • Dismissal is at 4:00 p.m.
    • If your child is going to have an early dismissal, please send a note with your child in the morning.
    • If you are sending someone else for your child, please send a note with your child in the morning and please include the person's name.
    • Please note the person has to have identification.
    • Please note students cannot be released to an underage person.
    • Change of dismissal over the phone is not permitted.
    • ONLY the parents or legal guardians are allowed to change the dismissal procedures.
    • Emergency Contacts on the emergency cards ARE NOT permitted to change dismissal.
    • After 3:45 p.m. during dismissal time, parents/visitors are not permitted in the building.
    • Please remember that you should not drive/park in the main building school yard for the children's safety.
    • You may park in the front of the building on North Broadway.
    • Attendance verification letters for D.S.S. or child care request has to be in writing and will be processed with-in 24 to 48 hours after the request is received.  Content of the letter-Student's Name, Date of Birth, Identification Number and Grade


    Listed below are the e-mails and fax number to School 16:



    scardona@yonkerspublicchools.org (School 16 Annex)

    Fax number: 914-376-8342

    These guidelines are in place for the safety of all of our students.