District OverviewSuffern Central School District is made up of seven schools; five elementary schools (PreK - 5), one middle school (6-8) and one high school (9-12)
Award Winning Schools Suffern High School, Cherry Lane, Montebello and Sloatsburg have all been named high performing schools by the New York State Education Department
Real-World Learning OpportunitiesFrom Project Based Learning (PBL) to our school gardens to technology labs and 21st century workspaces, our schools feature resources that enhance instruction at all grade levels.
Instructional SupportsLiterary specialists, psychologists, ENL specialists, school counselors, special education teachers, school community liasons, family resource center coordinators and more work together to provide customized instruction for all our students.
World Language Program Students have the opportunity to learn French, Italian, Spanish and at the high school, American Sign Language. Spanish language instruction begins district-wide in Grade 1 with our FLES program and students choose which world language they want to study in grade six.
Acceleration & Advanced Placement OpportunitiesSuffern High School offers 27 Advanced Placement (AP) courses providing students with the opportunity to earn college credit. Suffern Middle School offers acceleration tracks for high-performing students in math and science.
Emphasis on the ArtsMore than 1,200 students participate in our music and arts programs and perform in a combined total of more than two dozen ensemble concerts each year. The high school produces a fall play and spring musical, the middle school offers a sixth-grade musical and an seventh & eighth grade musical as well.
STEAM IntegrationScience, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) learning opportunities extend from Project Lead the Way modules in kindergarten through the Gateway to Technology program at Suffern Middle school and an elective engineering sequence at Suffern High School.
94 % of the Class of 2022 will attend a 2 or 4-year university.