COVID-19/Coronavirus Updates & Resources

All Cohoes schools are closed until at least April 15 due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health situation. For updated information from the school district, including important notices, learning resources, and food distribution plans, please go to this page.


Student enrollment (approx.): 2,030

3-year-old Pre-K: 36
4-year-old Pre-K: 94
Elementary School: 960
Middle School: 400
High School: 540

Our Mission

The mission of the district, a partnership of schools, parents and the community, is to prepare its students for success in tomorrow’s world.

Our Vision

2,000 Empowered Learners!

Beliefs & Commitments

The board of education and district administration established the following beliefs and commitments to fulfill the district’s mission and vision. Each year, district leadership, including the superintendent, assistant superintendent, building principals, building leadership teams and teacher leaders, work together to identify annual priorities to meet these commitments.

We Believe In High Expectations for All

Our commitment: All students will be prepared for post secondary success and supported through personalized learning, achievement in academics, and exposure to careers.

We Believe In a Positive School Climate and Culture

Our commitment: All students, staff and families will be engaged in an environment that promotes caring relationships, open communication, wellness and safety.

We Believe in Future-Ready Knowledge and Skills

Our commitment: All students will be immersed in learning to become creative thinkers, life-long learners, and effective problem solvers, communicators and collaborators.

We believe in efficiency of resources.

Our commitment: The District will be innovative in maximizing the efficiency and equity of resources.

Preparing our students for success in tomorrow’s world.

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