The New Hartford School buildings and grounds serve as a community resource. The school buildings are used by over fifty organizations for sports programs, club activities, community education and fitness activities. The Town of New Hartford also uses the school facilities to offer a number of community services and recreational activities.
Facilities Use Information
In order to request the use of a school facility or field, an organization must be:
- A New Hartford based organization
- Provide proof of insurance showing protection of both the applicant and the school district
- Complete a Premise Use Request Form
- Reimburse the school for any direct costs associated with the organization’s activity.
Requests for gym or pool use should be made by contacting the Athletic Director, as pool use requests require an additional form as well as copies of lifeguard certificates for attending lifeguards.
Forms are available in each the office of each building and the District Business Office.
Applications for building use should be submitted thirty days prior to the date of the proposed activity
Board of Education Policies:
- 1001 – Community Use Of School Facilities
- 1001.1 – Staff Use Of School Facilities
- 1001.2 – Community Group Use Of Kitchen
- 1001.4 – Community Group Use Of Facility
On September 6, 2016, Governor Cuomo signed legislation to test drinking water in New York State Schools for lead contamination. The new legislation requires all schools to be tested every five years.
In compliance with the mandate, the district again collaborated with Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES Safety Office to coordinate the lead testing service. The testing was conducted by Pace Analytical a fully accredited lead sampling lab.
The findings for each school are listed below:
- Bradley Elementary School Lead Testing Results
- Hughes Elementary Lead Test Results
- Myles Elementary Lead Test Results
- Perry Jr. High School Lead Testing Results
- Senior High School Lead Testing Results
Pesticide and Asbestos Notification
Asbestos Management Plan
In accordance with the requirements of the federal regulation known as AHERA (Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act), the school district has conducted inspections and developed management plans for each of the district’s schools.
Integrated Pest Management Information
The New Hartford Central School District (the District), in accordance with Section 409-K of the NYS Education Law, prohibits the use of pesticides on playgrounds (including playground equipment), turf, athletic or playing fields, except as described in Section III of the policy.