Kindergarten Returns Full Time Starting March 1

The Board of Education has approved two changes to the instructional model: 1) Kindergarten students will resume five days a week of in-person learning starting on Monday, March 1. The Full Remote Program is still available to families. 2) Live Virtual Wednesdays will be eliminated for students in grades 1-5 starting March 10 to provide one additional in-person school day every other week. March 10 will be an in-person school day for B Day students and A Day students will have a remote day. The schedule will alternate going forward.

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Academics

GenetEast Greenbush Central School District offers a high-quality and innovative academic program taught by talented and dedicated staff members. We are committed to providing a 21st century education that prepares students for college and careers with an outlook toward lifelong learning.

Each year, our schools are ranked among the highest performing in the region, which leads our graduates to some of the best colleges and universities in the country. This is achieved through our high-quality core academic program, but also an emphasis in the arts, technology, health and wellness and character development.

  • 9th ranked school district in the Capital Region and 1st in Rensselaer County (Albany Business Review)
  • 95% graduation rate
  • All seven schools “in good standing,” according to NYS Education Department
  • 90% of the Class of 2018 went to college or a vocational school including Princeton, Purdue, New York University, University of Pennsylvania and the University of Virginia
  • Columbia High School is one of only 131 schools in the state to be named a Recognition School in 2019 and a Reward School in 2018

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Contact

James McHugh
Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction
McHughJa@egcsd.org
518-207-2528