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About Our School

  • Milton School serves students from kindergarten through fifth grade. The school is located in the lovely Sound Shore community of Rye, New York approximately 25 miles north of New York City. The school and community are steeped in a rich historical and cultural tradition. Milton was the first mainland area of Rye to be settled. The Coes, Studwells, Disbrows, and Budds were the original settlers of the early Milton community of the 1660's and 1670's. The Timothy Knapp House, located at the corner of Milton Road and Rye Beach Avenue, was the site of the original Thomas Studwell dwelling.

    Milton School alumni are noted for their accomplishments and community service. Many families have had several generations of children attend our school. Three of our illustrious alumnae are Barbara Bush, former First Lady, Courtenay Becker-Dey, class of 1975 and Olympic Champion, and Dr. David M. Lee co-shared the Nobel prize in physics in 1996 for the discovery of super fluidity in helium III.

    Milton School is known for its rigorous academic program within a warm, nurturing, environment. Visitors to the school often comment on the friendly, caring ambience they experience as they meet our students, faculty, staff and parents. Our school philosophy centers on respect for oneself, peers, learning and the school environment.

    Milton School was awarded two Blue Ribbons for academic excellence based on the performance of our students. Our school/home partnership is critical to our success. The Milton School parent body is highly supportive of our endeavors. The Parent Teacher Organization provides a comprehensive Cultural Arts Program, a Teacher Assistance Program, and a host of educational field trips and morning and after school clubs. Parents, teachers, and administration also collaborate on our Excellence Team.  We are proud of our students' academic success, athletic prowess, musical and artistic talents, and good citizenship. We invite you to visit us!

District News

  • Board of Education Appreciation Week

    October 19-23 marks New York State Board of Education Appreciation Week. The seven members of the RCSD Board of Education work tirelessly on behalf of the students, families, faculty, and staff of the Rye City schools.

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  • RCSD Community Update

    At Tuesday night’s Board of Education meeting, we held a robust - and lengthy - discussion about the District’s response to COVID-19 positive cases in our community. To watch the video, click here. The discussion begins at 26:30.

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  • Announcing A New Remote Opportunity for Students

    We are excited to share a new opportunity available to your children during the remote portion of their day. Beginning on Monday, October 19th, all children will be able to log onto a Google Meet to participate in activities, receive asynchronous assignment support, and attend virtual field trips.

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  • Message from the Principal

    October is here and so is the beautiful fall weather. Along with the season comes the tradition of Halloween and its festivities. This year, due to COVID-19, we will need to reimagine Halloween at all Rye elementary schools so that children have a memorable and fun experience while staying safe. We will be working with the teachers to develop classroom, grade-wide activities, but we will not host the annual Halloween parades.

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  • Call for Technology Committee Members

    The Rye City School District Board of Education is currently seeking community members to serve on the Technology Committee for the 2020-2021 school year. The District’s working committees offer thoughtful and critical recommendations for the effective and efficient operation of the schools. They focus on specific, annual charges and report progress at Board of Education meetings periodically throughout the year.

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  • Call for Facilities Committee Members

    The Rye City School District Board of Education is currently seeking community members to serve on the Facilities Committee for the 2020-21 school year. The School District’s working committees offer thoughtful and critical recommendations for the effective and efficient operation of the schools. They focus on specific, annual charges and report progress at Board of Education meetings periodically throughout the year.

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  • RCSD Community Update

    Over the last week, we have seen an increase in the positive COVID-19 cases in the communities around us and several area schools needing to close temporarily. We also faced our first cases of COVID-19 at RMS and RHS. Each positive test result is a unique situation and requires an individual response, which can present some challenges. We will be discussing the impact of positive cases in more detail at our Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, October 13, but below please find a short primer on how the District handles these situations.

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  • Back to School Night Information from Mrs. Piekarski and Mrs. Monitto

    We are looking forward to Back to School Night this Thursday, October 8th. Please see the link below to access the information regarding the schedule for the evening. In order for the charts to be easily read, we had to share the document as a link.

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  • RCSD Week Four Community Update

    The past few days have brought distressing news as County and State COVID-19 infection rates continue to climb. Hopefully, our preventative measures and interventions will stop any spread from reaching our schools. Please be sure to continue completing the daily health assessment as this critical information helps us to keep our community healthy.

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