Welcome to the South Colonie District Office
Approximately 5,000 students attend school in South Colonie located in Colonie, New York - a suburb of Albany - the state’s capital, in the middle of Tech Valley. Located in Albany County is one of the largest school districts in the Capital Region serving a community of 80,000 residents in a 60 square mile area.
The district’s goal is simple: To offer
unlimited learning opportunities, to maintain high student
for success and to provide taxpayers with an educational system they can be proud of and afford.
What South Colonie District video
The district’s longstanding mission is to graduate students who have the knowledge, skills, attitude and self esteem to succeed in the real world of the 21st century. A talented staff of some 500 teachers, librarians, guidance counselors, nurses, psychologists, social workers and more are dedicated to making this happen. And a very active community and parent population continue to help shape the district’s direction.
It’s those extra opportunities South Colonie Central Schools offer its students that sets this district apart from the rest. From its pre-school and full day kindergarten programs for youngsters to its multitude of Advanced Placement and college-level courses for high school students to its comprehensive Continuing Education classes frequented by our senior citizens, South Colonie Schools have it all. To view a brochure on all our schools have to offer, click on the icon above, left.
Under the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), the public is entitled to inspect certain school district records. The Committee on Open Government is responsible for overseeing and advising with regard to the Freedom of Information, Open Meetings and Personal Privacy Protection Laws. The district's FOIL Officer is David Seaver. For a FOIL request form, click here (pdf).
south colonie District News Stories
• South Colonie District 2013-2014 News Stories archives
• South Colonie District 2012-2013 News Stories archives
• South Colonie District 2011-2012 News Stories archives
• South Colonie District 2010-2011 News Stories archives
• South Colonie District 2009-2010 News Stories archives
South Colonie Captures Two National Communications Awards
Posted july 30, 2014
The South Colonie Central School District has captured two awards for Communications Excellence in the 2014 Publications and Electronic Media Contest sponsored by the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA). The district earned national awards for its new District Brochure (pdf) and this District website for overall news content, functionality and display. There were 725 entries overall in this year's contest.
Perry Appointed New Director of Human Resources, Safe Schools & IT
Posted july 1, 2014
Longtime South Colonie administrator, Dr. David Perry, Ph D., has been appointed to a new position at the District Office. Perry is the new Director of Human Resources, Safe Schools & Information Technology, replacing David Seaver who is retired June 30. The appointment is effective today, July 1. full story