Welcome to VRES – A place where we Show Pride every day!

Our school has the privilege of working with over 650 students spanning from prekindergarten through grade 6. The school day begins at 8:15 a.m. and ends at 3:15 p.m. The school day for our prekindergarten students will end earlier at 2:30 p.m. Parents dropping off their child(ren) may do so no earlier than 8:00 a.m. […]

1:1 Laptop Handbook

Please see the attached Laptop Handbook here. This will be covered during the fall meeting when Chromebooks are distributed to students in grades 5, 7 and 8 as well.

Message from the Superintendent

Rensselaer City School Community Members, During the past week, claims have been made about school district actions or decisions.  As the Chief School Officer, it is my duty to provide accurate information to RCSD community stakeholders. In education, we refer to an old saying:  “Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish by […]

Safety Update from the Superintendent

Update: Raw data collected from the DEC pole mounted Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) samplers installed around the landfill is now available here.  For the most part, the instruments read zero with an occasional single digit part per billion detection.  In layman’s terms, there has been no H2S measured at concentrations that would be considered anywhere close […]

VRES Summer Reading

Here are copies of the Summer Reading Assignment that all students received during the last week of school.  There is a packet for students entering grades 1 and 2 and one for students entering grades 3-6.  The packets are due by September 6th.  Happy Reading! Grades 1-2 Grades 3-6