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The DeRuyter Central School District will follow guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state and local health departments, the New York State Education Department, and all Executive Orders from the Governor of New York State. 

DeRuyter Central School will continue to update this page over the 2021-2022 School Year as our plan is developed and as more information becomes available.

Current Information

Newest CDC Guidelines -

Information From our Last School Year

DCS Questions and Answers

March 12, 2021 Updates from Dr. Brown


February 11, 2021 Update from Dr. Brown

January 24, 2021 Update from Dr. Brown

January 14, 2021 Letter - 9-12 Return to 5-Day Instruction

January 5-8, 2021 - 9-12 Remote Learning / PK-8 In-Person Learning

December 30, 2020 - Return to School January 4, 2021

December 23, 2020 - MS/HS Positive Case

December 22, 2020 - 5th Grade Quarantine

December 17, 2020 - Positive Case

December 10, 2020 - Positive Case

Community Letter - 11-3-20

Community Letter 11-1-20

Community Letter - 10/31/20

Community Letter - 10/19/20

PK-5 Remote Drill Day Letter - 10/19/20

PK-5 Remote Learning Tips - 10/19/20

PK-5 Remote Drill Day Meals - 10/19/20

September 11, 2020 District Update from Dr. Brown

August 31, 2020 - Grades 9-12 "A" / "B" Day Schedule - 1st Quarter

August 28, 2020 - Update on School Opening from Dr. Brown

August 25, 2020 - PK-5 Parent Information

Testing & Contract Tracing - Madison County


School District Contact Tracing Chart - Madison County



Previous Information

Virtual Community Forum - Thursday, 8/20/20 at 10:00 am.  A video of the Community Forum can be accessed by clicking on the following link:   Virtual Community Forum

August 12, 2020 Communication with Community


August 7, 2020 - Brief Update from Dr. Brown regarding the reopening of DeRuyter School

July 31, 2020 Parent Communication Regarding Reopening

Comunicación de los padres sobre la reapertura

Instructional/Transportation Choice Form

Formulario de elección de instrucción / transporte 

DeRuyter Central School has finalized the School Reopening Plan for the fall of 2020.  The complete document can be accessed HERE
July 21, 2020 Letter to the Community from Dr. Brown

Student School Reopening Survey

Parent/Guardian School Reopening Survey

New York State Interim Guidance for In-Person Instruction at PK-12 Schools During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

New York State Education Department:  Recovering, Rebuilding, and RenewingThe Spirit of New York's Schools - Reopening Guidance 
Dr. David M. Brown, Superintendent
711 Railroad Street
DeRuyter, New York 13052

Phone: (315) 852-3400
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