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Elementary School


Heather Costello
Acting Principal
p: (315) 625-5270 f: (315) 625-4937

APW Elementary School
640 County Route 22
Parish, NY 13131

Summer Reading!
Summertime is a fun time for readers of all ages.  Click on the following link to join the 2017 NYS Summer Reading Program: -

Kindergarten Registration for 2017-2018
We have begun kindergarten registration for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year.  
Children entering kindergarten in September 2017 must be five years of age on or before December 1, 2017, but parents may wait until the child is six years of age to register their child in school.  To complete the registration process, parents or guardians must have the child’s birth certificate, current shot record, and proof of residency.  If applicable, please provide current court documents regarding any custody circumstances.
Registration packets have been mailed to parents of eligible school-age children within the APW School District. If you did not receive a packet or are new to the APW School District, please contact APW Elementary School at (315) 625-5260.  You may also pick up registration paperwork at the main office at APW Elementary during the hours of 9:00 am until 2:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

APW Universal Pre-Kindergarten Registration
The Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) program in the Altmar-Parish-Williamstown (APW) Central School District is accepting applications for the upcoming 2017-18 school year.  There are a few openings left.
APW UPK is a half-day program providing a variety of exciting educational experiences to help students develop academically, socially, and emotionally as well as achieve their highest potential.  The program is operated with a state grant and is offered at no cost to children turning four-years-old on or before Dec. 1, 2017. Children cannot be of school age and must be a legal resident of the APW School District.
Completed applications along with a copy of your child’s birth certificate, proof of residency, and immunization records are due by Feb. 27, 2017. If you did not receive the registration packet in the mail and would like to apply for the APW UPK program, stop by the main office at APW Elementary School or call (315) 625-5260. 

School News
APW Buildings Off Limits Over Summer: Buildings in the Altmar-Parish-Williamstown School District will have limited or no use over the summer months this year due to site work and maintenance to the facilities.   The elementary building, including the fields and playground will be closed from June 24 th until August 30 th . Roof work on the building as well as site work for the grounds will be done during this time.   In addition, the Junior/Senior High School gymnasium will undergo gym floor maintenance and will ... more >>
APW Recognizes Writing Contest Winners: Altmar-Parish-Williamstown (APW) Central School District recognized several students as winners of a recent writing contest at an “Author’s Tea Awards Ceremony.”   The topic for the writing assignment was “The Best of Me.” First, second and third place awards were distributed to the following: Spencer Ault (1 st ), Kellen Bettinger (3 rd ), Norah Bettinger (2 nd ), Parker  Bigelow (3 rd ),  Zoey Chybinski (2 nd ), Hailey Comstock (3 rd ),Cassiana ... more >>
We're In the News!: The news team at Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Elementary School were featured guests in the studios at News Channel 9 WSYR-TV studios in Syracuse recently. The students who have been doing their own version of the morning news at APW Elementary this school year got a behind the scenes look at how the local television station runs. The guests of morning news anchors Dan Cummings and Jennifer Sanders, the team appeared live on the show and watched as their segment on Cool Schools aired. Jennifer Sanders ... more >>
APW Celebrates 100th Day of School Milestone: School days can drag during the long winter season in New York, but not for Altmar-Parish-Williamstown (APW) Elementary School students who celebrated their 100th day of school in style.   To mark the 100th day of the 2016-2017 school year, the APW students arrived at school dressed as if they were 100 years old. Some wore glasses, others carried walking canes and a few even died their hair a temporary grey.   During a 100 days of school celebration in the school’s cafeteria, ... more >>
Harlem Superstars Basketball Team at APW on Mar. 3rd: The Altmar-Parish-Williamstown P arent/ T eacher/ S tudent A ssociation (PTSA) will host for the second year the Harlem Superstars basketball team in a game versus the APW Rebel Legends alumni team on Friday, March 3 rd at 7 p.m. in the junior/senior high school gym. Advance sale tickets are only $8 and can be purchased by going to www. or during scheduled times at both the high school and elementary school. Call the school for times and dates. ... more >>

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Anita Murphy, Superintendent

639 County Route 22
P.O. Box 97
Parish, NY 13131