Whittier students show their Jacket Pride. Congratulations to the Sidney High School Class of 2017! SMS students take part in a hands-on career exploration through Workforce Academy. Emerson Pride - Emerson kindergartners visit the Sidney Fire Department to see all of the equipment and gear, and learn more about fire safety. Sidney Alternative School Staff Experience Sidney City Schools - Elementary students show their pride at Elementary Night. Experience Sidney City Schools - The Sidney High School choir participates in the Veterans Day ceremony on the square. Longfellow Pride - Longfellow students work together during Multi-Age Day. Strive to thrive in the hive - Sidney Middle School Staff Experience Sidney City Schools. Northwood students take the classroom into nature at Tawawa Park.
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Welcome to Sidney City Schools, home of the Yellow Jackets! Serving approximately 3,500 students in the communities of Sidney, Port Jefferson, and Maplewood, our seven schools employ approximately 200 teachers and 200 support staff such as aides. Additionally, each school has a security officer and trained emergency response team for student and staff safety.

Our students have access to programs, activities, and services that allow them to achieve success in the classroom, on stage, at the game, and in the community. We are proud of our many curriculum offerings, as well as the great accomplishments of our students. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter - @sidneyschools - to see our Jacket Pride. 


SMS Hope Chain SMS Creates Chain of Hope On March 14, students at Sidney Middle School in grades 5 through 8 placed a personalized message of HOPE to STOP VIOLENCE on construction paper links. The messages were linked together to symbolize all our hopes coming together to stop the violence. Read More
SCS Sets Kindergarten Registration and Screening Sidney City Schools kindergarten screening and registration for the 2018-2019 school year will be held April 9-13, 2018, at Connection Point Church, 1510 Campbell Road, Sidney. Children must be five years of age on or before August 1, 2018, to enroll in the Sidney City Schools kindergarten program. ... Read More
Latchkey Logo SCS Latchkey Now Accepting Registrations Sidney City Schools is proud to offer Latchkey for the 2018-2019 school year. Beginning August 16, 2018, families can get affordable, supervised before and/or after school care for district students enrolled in grades K-5. Latchkey registration is now open. Read More
SMS Geography Bee Winner and Runner-Up Cox Wins SMS Geography Bee January 30, 2018 - Sidney Middle School sixth grade student Aidan Cox won the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee held in January. Cox is now one step closer to winning a $25,000 college scholarship, the grand prize at the national competition to be held in Washington D.C. May ... Read More
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