Welcome to Dryden Elementary School

The qualities of resilience and confidence are fostered in students by holding high expectations throughout their academic careers. When our students are taught to think critically and creatively using all of their resources, they tackle problems with confidence. 

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Picture ID

Please bring picture ID with you every time you come to the school. Even if you are a person who comes to the school regularly, it is important for you to be prepared to show ID every time you arrive. Thank you for your assistance in keeping our school community safe.


 
 
Dryden School Age Child Care Program

We have openings in the Morning and Afternoon programs.

Mornings:
We open at 7:00 A.M and go till bell rings at 8:40. We have a snack, play games, have a craft, and go to gym. Cost is $5.50 per day per child. A $50.00 enrollment fee and a 2 week deposit is required before starting.

Afternoons:
We start a 3:20 when bell rings and are open till 6:00. We have homework club, snack, a craft, games, and outside time in good weather (gym if not). Cost is $9.00 per day per child. A $50.00 enrollment fee and 2 week deposit is due before you start.

If you do both only one $50.00 enrollment fee is required.

Call Joyce Chamberlain at 607-229-8900 or email at jchambe2@dryden.k12.ny.us. 


STOP!

Please remember there is NO PARKING in the Fire Lane at anytime. There is also NO PARKING or DROP OFFS in the Union Street bus circle between 8-9am and 2:30-3:30pm.

If you are dropping off your child off please use the James Street Circle or park in the parking lot on Union Street.

Dryden Police have been monitoring this and they will issue tickets to those people not following the parking regulations.

Dryden Police also monitor traffic (Stop signs and speed) around Dryden Elementary School. Please come to a complete stop before entering the parking lot and also coming out of the bus circle. Please be aware of your speed when driving near the school and watch for those STOP signs.

Car & Pedestrian Reminders

Please encourage your children to use the sidewalks to ensure their safety as they move to a car in the parking lot or walk home.
The small lower lot by the bus loop is Permit Parking Only.
Please refrain from parking in the handicap parking spaces during drop-off and pick-up times unless you have a certified handicap sticker on your vehicle.
Dryden Police monitor traffic (Stop signs and speed) around Dryden Elementary School. Please come to a complete stop before entering the parking lot and also coming out of the bus circle. Please be aware of your speed when driving near the school and watch for those STOP signs.

Thank you for your continued support as we work to improve our facilities to support safety and accessibility.

Upcoming Events

Nov
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Wed
Nov
10
Tue
6:00PM - 7:00PM
(DES Library)
Dec
08
Tue
6:00PM - 7:00PM
(DES Library)
Jan
12
Tue
6:00PM - 7:00PM
(DES Library)

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School Hours

8:55AM - 3:22PM

Student arrival time is no earlier than 8:40 AM. 

Any student arriving after 8:55AM will be considered late and must sign in at the main office.

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