• Notification to Parents

    Parents’ Right to Know


    Dear Parent/Guardian,

    In compliance with provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, this letter is to inform you that, because your child’s school receives Title I federal funding, you have the right to request information regarding the professional qualification of your child’s classroom teacher(s). Specifically included is your right to know the following:

    • Whether the teacher has met State qualification and licensing criteria for the grade levels and subject areas in which the teacher provides instruction;

    • Whether the teacher is teaching under emergency or other provisional status through which State qualification or licensing criteria have been waived;

    • The baccalaureate degree major of the teacher and any other graduate certification or degree held by the teacher, and field of discipline of the certification or degree; and

    • Whether your child is provided services by paraprofessionals and, if so, their qualification.

    Should you wish to exercise your right to obtain the above information about your child’s teacher please contact the office of the Superintendent of Schools in writing at the following address to make your request.

    John O'Connor 

    Forestville Central School

    12 Water Street

    Forestville, NY  14062

     Should you have any questions concerning the above please do not hesitate to call 716-965-6539.


     Non-Discrimination Statement

    The Forestville Central School District does not discriminate in its employment and admission to programs and activities as applicable, on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, economic status, marital status, veterans' status, political affiliation, domestic victim status, use of a guide dog, hearing dog or service dog, disability, or other classifications protected under federal or state law, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The designated district compliance officers will coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements of Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act, and the New York State Human Rights Law.

    The Forestville Central School District Compliance Officers are:  Superintendent, 12 Water Street, Forestville, NY  14062  (716) 965-6539, MS/HS Principal, 4 Academy Street, Forestville, NY  14062  (716) 965-2711, Elementary Principal, 12 Water Street, Forestville, NY  14062 (716) 965-2742.  Complaints may also be filed with the Office for Civil Rights, New York Office, U.S. Department of Education, 32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005-2500, phone (646) 428-3800, fax (646)428-3843, email: OCR.NewYork@ed.gov