• A letter from our Superintendent of Schools was sent to District parents/guardians and staff in response to the Parkland, Fla. tragedy

    The letter, in English and Spanish, is attached to this announcement.

    Si ou bezwen enfòmasyon tradui an kreyòl,rele Jocelyne Abraham nan 353-7044.

    Si le hace falta información traducida en español, llame a Yesenia Polanco 353-7042.


  • 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.

  • A District letter has been sent to Parents/Guardians with reminders and recommendations regarding the Flu Season

    Please see the attached letter from Leo Macias, Director of Special Education and Pupil Personnel Services, sent on Feb. 1st, 2018.

    Thank you for your attention to this important information.

  • Nyack Schools Launch a NEW early childhood literacy program to help babies learn and thrive in the first 3 years of life.

    The NYACK BASICS launched on January 8th, 2018.  Over 150 school community leaders, early childhood educators and county service providers joined together in Hilltop Auditorium to kick off this new initiative lead by Superintendent James Montesano and Assistant Superintendent Winsome Gregory. 

    The District welcomed Chancellor Betty Rosa, Regent Judy Johnson and Regent Luis Reyes from the NY State Department of Ed for a tour of the schools.  Founder of The Boston Basics and Harvard Economist Ron Ferguson lead the the day as keynote speaker. The District plans to implement The Nyack Basics and support a community-lead campaign to help ensure that all children read by the third grade.

  • Happy new year !

     Monday, January 15 - school closed (Martin Luther King Jr Day)

    Thursday, January 25 - Gr. 3,4,5 concert at NHS 7:00pm

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


Message from the Principal : Mr. Joe Mercora

 February 1, 2018

 Dear Friends,

 I hope this letter finds you well. It has been a beautiful winter so far. There has been some pretty snow that the children love and some occasional warm weather which we adults all love. It was a wonderful first month of 2018 and we welcome February and all the amazing days ahead of us.


 To our third, fourth and fifth graders on a fabulous winter concert. We are truly loaded with talent. Thank you to Ms. Johnsen, Ms. Winze and Mr. Yankou for all of their hard work and dedication.  

 Just some helpful information so you can plan your calendars.

 The Movie Night Schedule for this Friday, February 2nd has been CANCELLED.

  • We look forward to our Talent Show on Thursday, February 8th. The show will begin at 6:00 p.m. All performers should be here by 5:15 p.m.
  • Mid-Winter Recess will be Monday, February 19th through Friday, February 23rd.

 Lost and Found – LAST CALL

We will keep the lost and found tables outside until next Friday, February 9th. After that, we will keep it inside. Please be advised that whatever is still left by the time we leave for Winter Break will be donated to charity so please take a look and reclaim any items that belong to your family.

 Thank you

Special thanks to Mr. Yankou and all our students for the inspiring assembly honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

We thank you for your continued support of our work and all that you do to make this school such a special place. We are truly fortunate to have wonderful children, families and staff that work together toward a common purpose of student success. It is an amazing journey and it is an honor to be a part of it.


Mr. Joseph Mercora


Mr. Joseph Mercora

Upcoming Events

  • Mid winter recess

    Upper Nyack School
  • Schools Closed for Mid-Winter Recess

    Nyack Public Schools
  • Schools ReOpen

    Nyack Public Schools
  • ASAP

    Upper Nyack School
  • Hilltop Gallery Opening 5:30pm

    Valley Cottage Exhibit

    Nyack Public Schools
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