Welcome to the Communications and Public Relations Department

"The basic building block of good communications is the feeling that every human being is unique and of value"  - Anonymous

The Nyack School District's Public Relations and Information Office has developed a comprehensive Communications Plan to keep our community informed, engaged and invested. Priority is placed on strengthening community relationships, celebrating daily accomplishments of our students and supporting our vision:

"Building Bridges for today's students to cross into tomorrow's world with Equity, Innovation and Optimism".   

Communications & Public Relations Goals

We are committed to providing public information that is clear and timely.

We encourage authentic dialogue and invite your comments, questions and concerns via "Let's Talk".

We are always listening for innovative ways to optimize outreach and engage our school community.

We proudly promote daily success stories featuring experiences, events and opportunities that embed our Core Elements of Education.

 "CITE" on Communications CITE  :  District Communication Plan on Prezi


  • Our NEW 2018-19 Nyack Schools Calendar is now available online! Download it here.

    We are please to present our brand new 2018-19 District Calendar.  This year, we've included color photos that bring our District vision to life with emphasis on equity, innovation and optimism.  It will be posted for the school year under "About Us" > Calendars. 

    The printed version will be mailed to all District families the week of August 13th and distributed to all staff on Superintendent's Conference Day, September 4th.

  • Summer Hours for Nyack Schools Administration Building are Monday - Thursday from 8:00am - 4:00pm.

    The District Administration Offices will be closed each Friday from July 6th through August 24th.   

    Have a safe and happy summer!

  • Results of the School Start Times Survey are now available to the public. Please see attached analysis.

    Nyack's BOE and the Superintendent of Schools, Dr. James Montesano, are dedicated to keeping our community informed.

    Please see the attached analysis of the survey entitled "Examining School Start Times: What Do YOU Think?" which was distributed to District parents, guardians and high school students February - March of 2018.  A total of 1,697 responses were received.

  • Commitment to Digital Accessibility

    Nyack Public Schools is committed to creating an environment where all are welcome. We strive to make our facilities and technologies accessible to all students, staff and visitors in accordance to WCAG 2.0 Level AA guidelines.

    As part of this commitment, Nyack Schools will introduce the AudioEye toolbar. This feature will provide a comprehensive set of tools enabling our website visitors the ability to experience interfaces that are most accessible and usable to their needs. Please see Nyack Public Schools Accessibility Statement and Click here to learn more about AudioEye.

  • A Letter from the Superintendent was emailed to parents/guardians RE: students' use of District-approved internet applications and webtools

    Nyack Public Schools utilizes certain internet-based applications (commonly referred to as "apps") and webtools to provide effective educational resources for students.  A list of District-approved apps and webtools, with the privacy policy for each, can be found on the District website  under Parent Resources > Bill of Rights > Information Regarding Other Applications & Webtools. 

    Please note that this listing will be updated throughout the year as apps and webtools are added or deleted, with District approval.

    The letter is attached here for your convenience in English, Spanish and Haitian Creole.

  • Please take note of the FERPA form that was sent out to all District families in English, Spanish and Haitian Creole