District Announcements

  • Meal Charge Policy and Application for Free and Reduced Price School Meals Now Available

    You can find this information  and download the application for Free and Reduced Price Meals on our Cafeteria web page.

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  • Home Access Center Notice

    Home Access Center is currently unavailable.  HAC is down for annual required maintenance and will be fully functional before the start of school.  Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

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  • County Offers Free Vaccines to Students

    Westchester County Department of Health encourages parents/guardians to speak with their health care providers to see what, if any, vaccines are needed for the next school year.  For students who are unable to receive vaccines from their healthcare provider, the county Department of Health may be able to offer vaccines. Parents should call the Department at 995-5800 to see if their child is eligible and to schedule an appointment at one of the convenient immunization clinics in either White Plains or Yonkers.

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  • Port Chester High School's International Baccalaureate Program is Another Reason to Take Pride in Our Schools

    PCHS is one of only 4 Westchester high schools to offer the prestigious International Baccalaureate (IB) program to students. Learn more about IB and how this program is increasingly popular with PCHS students by watching this video.

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  • Port Chester High School Ranked Among Top 2.4% in Nation

    Port Chester High School earned a Silver Medal in the U.S. News & World Report 2017 Best High Schools Rankings – a ranking awarded to just 2.4 percent of eligible high schools nationally.  According to the publication's data, PCHS ranked 161 among the more than 1500 public high schools in New York State.  Read more about it in the attached document.

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  • Add Our Calendars to Your Device

    Here's everything you need to know about adding our school or district calendars to your personal devices

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Head Start Pre-Kindergarten / Free for Port Chester Children

In partnership with Westchester Community Opportunity Program, the Port Chester Schools will offer up to 345 slots to a free, full day, Pre-Kindergarten program for children who:

  • Will be 4 years old by December 1, 2017
  • Are residents of Port Chester
  • Meet the established Federal and State income guidelines

The New York State Education Department and the Federal Government as the grant funding entities have established an income standard for families to be eligible for the Pre-K program.

In Pre-K, the children will build necessary social, emotional and academic skills, preparing them for Kindergarten through a developmentally appropriate curriculum. Children with special needs are included. Each site offers classroom configuration options for working parents. 

The school day for ALL Pre-Kindergarten students is 8:30 AM until 2:30 PM and will run concurrent with the school district calendar.  Enrollment for the 2017-2018 school year is now closed. 

Location / Enrollment

Port Chester Head Start Pre-Kindergarten is held at two locations in Port Chester:  

  • Port Chester Head Start Pre-Kindergarten • 17 Spring Street •  Open 7:30 AM until 5:30 PM • (914) 937-5863
  • Port Chester Children's Place Pre-Kindergarten • 400 Westchester Ave •  Open 7:30 AM until 4:30 PM • (914) 690-0860

Enrollment and more information, call (914) 937-5863.

Enrollment Now Closed