Please click here or on the image below to access the District-wide Science Expo website. 

Science Expo

Important Updates

Update: K-12 Students to Return to In-Person Instruction on April 28th
Please click here for updated information about the return to in-person instruction for our K-12 students.

Updated Instructional Calendar
Please click here for information about updates to our 2020-2021 instructional calendar. Specifically, April 26th and 27th will now be 1/2 days for students. 

Please click here for a summary of end-of-year events for each school building. 

School Budget Information

Budget Vote: Tuesday, May 18 - 12pm to 9pm

Please see below for important information about the 2021-2022 proposed school budget for Canastota Central School District.

Budget Adoption Date: April 13, 2021

Annual Budget Hearing: May 11, 2021 6:00 PM Auditorium 

Annual Budget Vote: May 18, 2021 12 Noon to 9:00 PM

Voting - In Person 
Voting will take place this year in-person at the Roberts Street Complex on the stage in the Auditorium and at South Side Elementary School in the Gymnasium.

Absentee Ballot 
Please call 315 - 697 - 6302 to request an absentee ballot.

Voter Qualifications: 
1) Citizen of U.S.
2) 18 years of age
3) Resident of school district for a period of 30 day prior to election
4) Registered within proper school election district

Student Daily Health Questionnaire

Complete by 7:30am daily.

Parents and Guardians
: Please complete the questionnaire for your child(ren) prior to reporting to school on days in which they will be in attendance in person. If you answer “yes” to any questions, do not send your child to school and notify your child's school nurse immediately. If you answer “no” to all the questions, please send your child to school. The preferred method to complete and submit this survey is online. Please click here to submit a response for each of your children.

Please click here for a paper copy of the questionnaire that can be printed and delivered to the school by the student. 


Madison County DOH Offers 18 and up Will Call Option for COVID Vaccine

Madison County Department of Health (MCDOH) would like those who are 18 and older to know that we are establishing a will call list for COVID-19 Vaccine appointments. The will call list will be used when there are no shows or “extra” doses of vaccine are available. Please click here for more information.

Local COVID-19 Testing Sites

Please click here for a list of local sites. 

New York State COVID-19 Testing Site Finder

Click here to search for a testing site. 


Next Meeting: Tuesday, April 20, 2021 @ 6:30pm In-Person (Auditorium) & via Live stream. 

The Board of Education remains committed to providing an opportunity for public participation in Board meetings. Please note that Canastota residents wishing to participate in the public comment portion of the Board meeting may submit their questions or comments by noon on Tuesday, April 20th to be included in the public meeting. Please send your comment to and include your name, address and phone number in your correspondence in order to ensure that your comments or questions are included.

Superintendent's Updates

District News

Canastota Students Now Have Access to E-books
Canastota students now have access to the entire Mid-York Library System digital collection using their school library account through an expansion of an e-books partnership with Madison-Oneida BOCES.
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CCSD School Badging and Micro-credentialing
Canastota district leaders updated parents, community members and business partners on the school badging and micro-credentialing initiative during two virtual meetings in December.
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McClowry Appointed as New SSES Principal
The Canastota Board of Education appointed Vanessa McClowry on Tuesday as the new Principal of South Side Elementary School, which serves about 200 students in grades 2-3. McClowry was selected after an extensive search with 33 applicants vying for the position. She will assume her new role on December 7.
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our vision

The Canastota Central School District aspires to be a District of Excellence that provides the best possible education to all students in a nurturing, engaging 21st century environment supported by a committed community.