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David Ziskin

Superintendent of Schools

25 High Street

Fort Plain, NY 13339




Latest News

Fort Plain Jr./Sr. High School received Silver Medal ranking

Posted April 20, 2016 - Congratulations to the students, faculty, staff, and administration at Fort Plain Junior-Senior High School for receiving a Silver Medal ranking from U.S. News and World Report. Each year, U.S. News and World Report ranks the best high schools in the country by assigning Gold, Silver, and Bronze ratings. The rankings include data on more than 21,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Schools are ranked based on their performance on state assessments, their graduation rates and how well they prepare students for college. Fort Plain Junior-Senior High School was ranked #202 in New York and #2,341 nationwide. One more thing to be proud of in the FPCSD! Read more

Fort Plain senior, Travis Herringshaw, awarded elite scholarship

TravisFort Plain High School student Travis Herringshaw has been selected as a 2015 QuestBridge National College Match Scholarship recipient. He is one of 657 students chosen for this honor, out of 13,264 applicants. Read more






FPHS Jazz Band one of the chosen few

jazz bandThe Fort Plain High School Jazz Band was among a select few choirs and bands invited to perform Monday, March 21, at the Empire State Plaza to commemorate Music in Our Schools Month. They played to an audience that included Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara and Senator George Amedore.  Read more

Congratulations to the Jr./Sr. High School Students of the Month

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College planning tool available to Fort Plain HS students

overwhelmed studentWhen it comes to college planning, it may seem like there are a million things to think about. Thankfully, Fort Plain High School students have one more tool to assist them in planning their futures: Naviance.

Naviance is a comprehensive website that gives students and their parents many useful tools to help you make decisions about courses, colleges, and careers. Fort Plain High School counselors provide each student with a registration code to set up their personal account accessible from home, as well as school. Read more

Fort Plain CSD wants to connect with you

The administration at Fort Plain Central School Districts wants to connect to parents and students via Remind. Remind is a free, safe, and simple messaging tool that helps schools share important updates and reminders. All personal information is kept private.

It's simple to sign up: Using your cell phone, just send a text message to 81010 and enter @fpcsd1 in the message box.


Click here to view the 2015-16 calendar at a glance. Click here for the detailed district calendar being mailed home to residents.

Is your emergency contact information up-to-date?

Fort Plain Central School District has contracted with Public School Notifications from One Call Now. This calling system will make it easy for school to quickly communicate with parents, teachers, staff and communities in the case of an emergency. Officials are still in the enrollment process and training, but parents are being asked to make sure their contact information is up-to-date with their most current telephone number. Please contact your child’s school secretary to make any necessary changes to your emergency contact information.

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