2021-2022 School Year

The Schenectady City School District is committed to a full return to in-person instruction for all grades, five days a week.  COVID protocols including a layered mitigation strategy will be implemented.  This is outlined below. 

All schools will be open.  Classes and configurations will return to what they were prior to the pandemic.  Programs and services will be restored.

Transportation will be provided to those who are eligible.  Information and schedules will be mailed.

The first day of school is Thursday, September 9.

COVID-19 Protocols

The health and safety of our students and staff is a top priority.  
Our district will follow the guidance provided by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), NYS Department of Health (DOH), New York State Education Department (NYSED), American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and Schenectady County Public Health (SCPH).

Mitigation strategies will be a tiered approach informed by guidance from the above named agencies and local infection rates, provided by the CDC. 


  • Mask-wearing is required of students, staff and any visitors inside any district school.  
  • 3-feet social distancing whenever possible
  • Rigorous hygiene and hand-washing protocols
  • Pooled testing and screening when necessary
  • Modified cafeteria plans for breakfast and lunch
  • Assigned seating on school buses and in classrooms
  • Mask-wearing on school buses and all public transportation
  • Contact-tracing and directives from SCPH
Click here for Superintendent Soler's presentation on reopening.

Below are two documents that outline our COVID protocols to start the school year.

Click here for the COVID protocol chart

Protocol Chart

  • Outlines protocols depending on level of community transmission

Summary of COVID Protocols

Summary of Safety Protocols
Summary of safety protocols for all areas.

Please make sure your school has updated contact information.  We will email, call and text when there are updates or any changes.

More information will be coming soon.  You will receive information specific to your child, such as schedules and back to information, from you child's school. 

We are excited and can't wait to see you. 

Website by SchoolMessenger Presence. © 2022 Intrado Corporation. All rights reserved.