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Potsdam Central School District

4th graders learning to ski
Model UN Students in the Galapagos Islands
Elementary Student Learning about Maple Sugaring
Pre-K Students Wish their bus driver happy retirement
Elementary children on the playground in winter
4th Grade Bus Safety Patrol
3rd Grade Play Rehearsal
4th Grade Chorus
4th Grade Team
AAK Special Area Team


Potsdam Central is ranked #1 out of 94 North Country school districts in academic performance!*

District Mission

To inspire, prepare, and empower our students to lead fulfilled lives as compassionate, productive and engaged citizens.

Recent News


The Potsdam Model UN Group visited Ecuador and the Galapagos. Featured Photo

The Potsdam Model UN Group visited Ecuador and the Galapagos.

Over Break the Potsdam Model UN Group had the opportunity to visit Ecuador and the Galapagos. The students visited the largest and most active caldera, Sierra Negra in Isla Isabela and the Charles Darwin Research station in Santa Cruz. Thank you to everyone who contributed to this experience.
Strategic Plan Featured Photo

Strategic Plan

In May 2017, a District Strategic Planning Team of about 25 BOE members, administrators, teachers, support staff, and parents met for four days to develop a 3-year strategic plan for our district - Mission, Vision, Core Values and Beliefs.