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Jenny Valente

PK-5 Principal / PK-5 Director of Special Education

Linda Newkirk

Elementary Office Secretary

DeRuyter CSD 
711 Railroad Street 
DeRuyter, NY 13052 

P:  (315) 852-3400 x7122
F:  (315) 852-9600

Mission Statement:

The DeRuyter Central School District, in partnership with parents and the community, will educate and empower all students to embrace a passion for learning while developing into respectful, productive members of society.

Vision Statement:

The DeRuyter Central School District will be committed to providing a safe, healthy and supportive environment where all members of the learning community will reach high expectations as they achieve confidence in their talents and pursue personal success in a complex, interconnected, dynamic world.
Elementary News and Announcements
2020-2021 PreK and Kindergarten Registration
All children turning FOUR on or before December 1, 2020 who live in the DeRuyter Central School District are eligible to enroll in pre-kindergarten and all children turning FIVE on or before December 1, 2020 are eligible to enroll in kindergarten.  The school day begins at 8:00 am and ends at 3:00 pm.  Breakfast and lunch are free to ALL students.  Students Four and older are eligible to receive bus transportation.  Parents/guardians are invited to call 315-852-3400 x 122 to request an enrollment packet.

Children who attend early education programs start school with the pre-academic and social skills they need to succeed in elementary school and beyond.  Their improved academic performance has been shown to increase social attachments to school and lead a positive school experience.  We look forward to welcoming your child into our learning community and starting them on a successful path.

Please contact Jenny Valente, PK-5 Principal/Director of Special Education at 315-852-3400 x 7122 or via email at with questions.




Dr. David M. Brown, Superintendent

711 Railroad Street
DeRuyter, New York 13052
Phone: (315) 852-3400

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