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All East Ramapo Central School District Schools Return for In-Person Learning on Monday, January 3, 2022

Dear East Ramapo Central School District Community,


I hope you had an enjoyable and restful holiday season with loved ones. As you may be aware, COVID-19 infection rates have increased recently. As a result, district leadership has maintained a watchful eye as we prepare for our return to school on Monday, January 3, 2022. At this present time, all East Ramapo Central School District schools are scheduled to be open for in-person learning. Our goal is to remain open for in-person learning for the remainder of the school year. 

The support of our parents, staff and students is essential as we strive to achieve this goal. We can achieve this goal by remembering the importance of:

  • Remaining at home if there are any symptoms present (cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, fever or chills) 
  • Wearing masks whether in school or on the bus. 
  • Remaining physically distanced whenever possible. 
  • Washing hands frequently. 

Local superintendents have been working with the Rockland County Department of Health (RCDOH) to stay abreast of COVID symptomatic and quarantine guidelines. We will keep you informed of any changes to these guidelines. 


We are continuing to monitor COVID-19 rates in the county, as well as cases and outbreaks in our schools in order to ensure the safety of our students and school community.


We have faced many challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. These challenges have made us stronger. I know East Ramapo Central School District Community will remain resilient as we enter this new year of 2022.





Dr. Clarence G. Ellis
Superintendent of Schools