The Saranac Central School District is primarily a residential community situated at the foot of the Adirondack Mountains along the Saranac River valley in northern New York. Neighbor to the City of Plattsburgh, the school district is located in the Towns of Saranac, Plattsburgh, Dannemora, Schuyler Falls, Beekmantown and Black Brook.
The District serves a student population of approximately 1,500 students and in 2006 consolidated to three school campuses, Saranac and Morrisonville Elementary and Saranac Middle/High School. Historically, the residents have consistently supported a complete range of high quality programs, services and activities for students.
The District's mission is "To provide all students the opportunity to receive quality instruction that will develop their ability to achieve high standards. To guarantee guidance and caring support that will help them learn to apply acquired knowledge to life situations and to become lifelong learners."
The following 2016-2018 District goals will focus and direct our efforts toward ongoing improvement:
- Integrate technology in both instructional practices and student work across all buildings in the District.
- Provide daily opportunities for students to develop their abilities in the 21st Century skills of communication, collaboration, creativity and critical thinking
- Ensure a safe and supportive learning environment for students and staff.
As the District celebrates its successes, we also look ahead in building upon the future. To this end, our long range plan continues to focus our efforts in striving toward excellence.
Please take a moment to view our website and get to know us. Once you are more familiar with our schools and destination, we hope that you will also see why our students and staff love to learn and teach here.