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The Onteora Central School District Board of Education has authorized an increase in the income limit cap for the tax exemption designed to assist eligible senior citizens and low-income disabled individuals. The new limit is $42,000, a 20 percent increase from last year’s cap of $35,000. Select the headline above for more information......

Community Action Needed

Onteora Central School District is in jeopardy of losing $3 Million in Foundation Aid which is vital to the funding of existing programs and services offered to our students. Governor Hochul is proposing the elimination of the Save Harmless provision used in the calculation of State Aid, which currently protects school districts from receiving less funding than the year prior. Select the headline above to read more….

Students at Bennett and Phoenicia Elementary Schools Participate in District Planning

Parents, teachers, administrators—and especially students—at the Onteora Central School District have been preparing for the upcoming changes in building configurations that will take place next year with the closing of Phoenicia Elementary School and the expansion of Onteora Middle School to include Grades 6-8. With two student-driven projects well in motion, the enthusiasm is growing through a nurturing and inclusive approach.

All students who are transitioning to a new school building next year have been involved in the decision-making process for newly planned murals to be created at Bennett Elementary School and Onteora Middle School. In addition, current Grade K-3 students at Phoenicia Elementary School have helped select a brand-new playground for Bennett Elementary, which will be their new school. 

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Universal Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Registration for 2024-2025

The district’s online Universal Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten registration system is now open to those eligible families.

Universal Pre-Kindergarten children must be 4 on or before December 1, 2024
Kindergarten children must be five on or before December 1, 2024