Red Hook Central Schools

Welcome to our teaching and learning community.


Our Mission Statement
The mission of the Red Hook Central School District shall be to develop in its students the knowledge, intellectual integrity, and social consciousness to prepare them to accept the obligations and opportunities found in a complex society. The District seeks to provide a challenging educational environment that fosters and rewards the values of respect, responsibility, honesty, integrity, and community service in all its members.
Opening Day Information for All Employees

The 2015-16 school year begins on Tuesday, September 1 with all employees gathering at Linden Avenue Middle School in the cafeteria. The morning begins at 7:30 am with refreshments. Opening Day presentations begin at 8 am.  Please refer to the following PDF documents for further details.

Red Hook Central School District is piloting a new Pre-K Program. 
 Click here for further details.
Recommended Reading from Superintendent Finch:
The New York Times Sunday Book Review -'Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be' and 'The End of College' 
The New York Times Article -  College for the Masses



  • MySchoolBucks Parent Portal
    The Food Services Department encourages parents to use mySchoolBucks, a convenient and secure online payment and parent information portal for cafeteria purchases. For more information, visit the Food Services' website.
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    Virtual Backpack
    Click on the backpack to be redirected to the school district's virtual backpack full of information for students and their families. You will find school events, lunch menus, newsletters, community events and more in the virtual backpack! 
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  • Closing/Delay/Emergency Information
    School delays, cancellations and changes in dismissal times will be posted on the district website and its Twitter feed @rhcsd, recorded on the message center (845-758-2241) and shared with area television and radio stations. Parents are advised to keep emergency contact information current by notifying the main office of your child's school if phone numbers or email addresses change. 

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