District Reconfirms the Closing Of RHS, BMS, and CLS, Along With ALL Dutchess, Ulster, and Orange County Schools, Due to Coronavirus-Related County State of Emergency Declaration

We are confirming with you that, due to the Dutchess County State of Emergency Declaration, Rhinebeck Schools will be closed from Monday, March 16, 2020 through Friday, March 27th, 2020 due to concerns about the coronovirus and in an attempt to mitigate the effects of this pandemic.

Our District’s administrative team will be meeting on Monday morning to make plans for this two-week period of school closure, as may be feasible and reasonable. Please continue to check your emails, District website, District Facebook page, and District Twitter account for updates during this time. Please do not contact us before we have provided this information to you, as we are working to do so now and through Monday.

Thank you for your cooperation, understanding, and patience.


845.871.5520 - District
845.871.5520 ext. 5527 - Transportation
845.871.5570 ext. 6560 - Registration
845.871.5570 ext. 6551 - Special Education
845.871.5570 ext. 6560 - Curriculum & Instruction


Mailing: P.O. Box 351, Rhinebeck, NY 12572
Physical: 45 N. Park Rd., Rhinebeck, NY 12572


845.871.5570 - Chancellor Livingston Elementary
845.871.5500 - Bulkeley Middle School
845.871.5500 - Rhinebeck High School