• The Board of Education recognizes that to govern effectively, it must clearly define why the district exists and what it aspires to be. The Board therefore adopts the following mission statement to convey the district's purpose and vision to set forth what the district should strive to become in the future. 

    Mission Statement 
    The mission of the Peekskill City School District is to: 
    • Educate students in a caring, inspiring environment characterized by a spirit of excellence and high expectations; 
    • Prepare graduates to meet or exceed state standards. 
    • Graduate students who respect and appreciate cultural diversity; 
    • Prepare students to pursue adult lives as contributing citizens of our local and global community.