THE KINGSTON CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT is located at the scenic gateway to the Catskill Mountains and is the home to approximately 6,400 Kingston City School District students. The district covers 98 sq. miles.
The Kingston City School District includes seven K-4 elementary schools, which are focused on the needs of our early learners. Our two Grade 5 - 8 middle schools are true middle level communities, designed to foster academic, life, and social skills at a time of rapid growth and development. In every school building, there are full support teams including school psychologists and counselors, literacy specialists, instructional coaches, media specialists, and teacher assistants.
There are athletic opportunities for all ages and skill levels including 29 varsity sports teams, 16 junior varsity, and 15 modified sports teams. KCSD is the proud home of the 200-member KHS Tiger Band, one of the largest in New York State, and world-class School Marching Band champions.
Our Kingston High School campus is located in the center of our historic city. In addition to opportunities in athletics and art, the school offers dozens of Advanced Placement and college-level courses. At every grade level, instruction is tailored to students’ abilities. KHS is currently undergoing a $137.5 million renovation, which will enable us to offer the very best in facilities and technology for years to come. On one side, the school is flanked by an on-campus science and technology center, the Ulster BOCES Hudson Valley Pathways Academy. On the other side is the State University of New York at Ulster.
The largest school district in Ulster County, Kingston is a proudly diverse community that benefits from a multitude of strong community partnerships.