If you have school aged children, the Greater Binghamton area has many great public schools. Classes are held Monday through Friday, September through June, following the school district calendar. http://www.p12.nysed.gov/sss/lawsregs/
Many local schools have Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) for 4 year olds that is free. Kindergarten entrance age (Birthday cut off date) for grades is December 1.
Here are links for districts closest to the campus.
Serving appoximately 5750 students, there are seven Elementary Schools (Grades K-5), 2 Middle Schools (Grades 6-8) and 1 High School (Grades 9-12).UPK offered at participating sites including Benjamin Franklin Elementary School, Binghamton High School, Calvin Coolidge Elementary School, Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School, West Middle School, Horace Mann Integrated/Family Enrichment Network, Wilson Headstart/Family Enrichment Network, BCC, Binghamton YMCA, Binghamton YWCA, Discovery Center. Jewish Community Center (JCC), Kurious Kids Play and Childcare Center, Campus Preschool at Binghamton University.
Serving approximately 2475 students, there is a Primary School (K-2), Intermediate School (3-5), Middle School (6-8) and High School (9-12). UPK sites at Family Enrichment Network and HCA Building Blocks Preschool.
Serving approximately 2400 students, there are two Elementary Schools (K-5), 1 Middle School (6-8) and 1 High School (9-12). UPK sites at Maine Memorial Elementary, Future Faces and Endwell Nursery.
Serving approximately 1550 students, there are two Elementary Schools (K-5), 1 Middle School (6-8) and 1 High School (9-12). UPK sites at Maine Memorial Elementary, Future Faces and Endwell Nursery.
Serving approximately 3750 students, there are four Elementary Schools (K-5), 1 Middle School (6-8) and 1 High School (9-12). UPK sites at Endicott First Presbyterian Nursery School, Broome County Head Start, Family Enrichment Network and Union-Endicott District Office. Afterschool child care at Boys & Girls Club of Western Broome Family Center and YMCA West.
Serving approximately 3330 students, there are five Elementary Schools (K-5), 1 Middle School (6-8) and 1 High School. UPK offered at the Jewish Community Center (JCC) and at Cub Care. Afterschool care offered at JCC and Cub Care.
Providing academic excellence in a Catholic faith filled environment for Pre-Kindergaren through grade 12. Three elemenary schools (grades PK-6) are located at All Saints (Endicott), St. James (Johnson City) and St. John (Binghamton). Seton Cathlic Central (Binghamton) serves grades 7-12.
Small private elementary school in Binghamton providing secular and Judaic education from Pre-Kindergarten through grade 5.
After SCHOOL programs
School aged children frequently get involved in many activities through school, religious organizations or community groups. Here are a few links to some resources in our area.
- Baden Powell Council Boy Scouts of America
- Girl Scouts of NYPenn Pathways
- Southern Tier Chinese School - offers Chinese language learning classes on 3 levels to students K-6 grades. Classes meet on Binghamton University campus every Sunday.