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Community forum on March 2nd at Rye Middle School.
Vote on March 12th.
Watch this video, or visit Rye School District Website, for more information on the Capital Bond Proposal.

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It was announced today that there will be a Community Forum on March 2nd at Rye Middle School to discuss the Capital Bond Proposal. For more information about this event please visit the Rye School District Website.

On March 12th, the $79.99 million Capital Bond Proposal will be put before voters. According to the Rye School district website…”As part of The Rye Commitment, the Administration and Board of Education have spent the last few years planning the strategic direction necessary to continue to support the delivery of an outstanding education for all students in the Rye City School District.  It’s time to invest in our aging buildings and transform them into healthier, more secure, educational spaces that support current best instructional practices while preparing students for success in a rapidly evolving economy. “

For more information on the proposal CLICK HERE.

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Niche.com has released its 2018 Best School Districts in America report and based on stats, test scores and ratings our local school districts fared as follows:

  1. Rye Neck Union Free School District | Ranked 87
  2. Rye City School District |  Ranked 90
  3. Harrison Central School District | Ranked 302

Within New York State the rankings are:

  1. Rye Neck Union Free School District | Ranked 10
  2. Rye City School District |  Ranked 11
  3. Harrison Central School District | Ranked 42

For more rankings including private schools and elementary schools visit the Niche Website. To see the methodology behind the rankings click here.


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Kindergarten Registration is in 4 Weeks!

Kindergarten registration will open on March 5th. To register a new student visit the Rye Schools Website and click on the New Registration Link (not currently available).

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Registration is open for next school year at all the preschools/nursery schools in Rye. Every school has a different process for tours and applications, so please click on the individual school links to find out more about the schools, set up a tour and to register your child.

Forest Preschool at Rye Nature Center
Orientation: November 4th at 10:00am
Enrollment: November 6th
Five-morning program is an opportunity for children to make exploring and learning about nature the foundation of their early education.

Rye Presbyterian Nursery School
Tour Dates:

  • November 2nd at 8:00am9:30am, or 1:00pm
  • December 5th at 9:30am or 1:00pm
  • December 7th at 8:00am9:30am, or 1:00pm

A progressive preschool inspired by the Reggio Emilia philosophy, providing a play-based, half-day program.

Resurrection Montessori PreK
Open House: November 14th at 8:45-1:00am
The Montessori Program at Resurrection School is an integrated thematic approach that ties separate disciplines of the curriculum together into the studies of the physical universe, the world of nature, and the human experience.

Tours: Currently scheduling tours as of October 1st
First United Methodist Nursery School provides a playful, developmentally appropriate early childhood experience to 3 and 4 year olds; and this year, expand our program to welcome 5 year-olds to our new play-based kindergarten classroom.
Christ Church Nursery School
Tours: Ongoing and arranged on an individual basis
Applications: Being accepted now
Christ’s Church Nursery School (CCNS) is Rye’s “Small by Design, Large in Learning” nursery school. Our students flourish through exploring, creating, engaging and experiencing the world around them in a purposeful play based curriculum that is small in structure as well as student/teacher ratio.

The Early Childhood Center at Community Synagogue of Rye
Registration: Ongoing
The Early Childhood Center (ECC) at Community Synagogue is a nursery school in Rye, NY, dedicated to providing young children the skills they need to be socially confident, emotionally resilient and intellectually curious.

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Activities include toddler train table, race track, tattoos, stencils, trucks and cars and more.

Date: Saturday, October 21st
Time: 11:00am-3:00pm
Location: Christ Church (Rectory Street, Rye)

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School starts in 3 weeks! Time to start preparing by purchasing school supplies, paying those PTA dues and filling in your calendar. To help you get started here are the links to our local public school calendars:

Rye City Schools

Rye Neck Schools

Blindbrook Schools

Harrison Schools

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Kindergarten Registration Has Begun in Rye
Children who will be 5 years old as of 12/1/17 are eligible to register for Kindergarten for the 2017-18 school year. Registration began March 1st. To find out more information visit the  Rye Schools Website. The following Patch article also has some valuable information…http://patch.com/new-york/rye/everything-you-need-know-register-kindergarten-rye

Elementary Schools in Rye:

  • Midland – 914.967.6100 x 4901
  • Milton – 914.967.6100 x 3901
  • Osborn – 914.967.6100 x 5901

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Looking to purchase a home in our area? Our team website (www.joanomeara.com) can be an invaluable source of information.

  1. The Community Tab provides information on Rye, Harrison, Rye Brook and Port Chester. Learn about the history of each town, the offerings and the recreational facilities. We also have links to the Houlihan Lawrence website where you can watch video and see specific market data for the individual communities.
  2. The Buyers Tab provides content regarding schools in our area as well as links to each school district.
  3. The Properties Tab highlights our team’s featured listings and gives you the option to search for a property.


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Niche.com has released its 2017 Best School Districts in America report and based on stats, test scores and ratings our local school districts all landed in the top 200.

  1. Rye City Schools Ranked 36
  2. Rye Neck Schools Ranked 154
  3. Harrison Schools Ranked 211

To see the rankings by school (including private and boarding schools) click here.


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