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Hilton Schools


Hilton Central School District Instruction

225 West Avenue   Hilton, New York 14468   585-392-1000 ext. 6058/6062   FAX 585-392-1087

Dr. Barbara Surash, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

Academic Intervention Services
Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR)
District Improvement Team
Home Schooling (Home Instruction)
Instructional Framework
Instructional Leadership Council

International Baccalaureate Overview
IB Diploma Programme
IB Middle Years Programme
IB Primary Years Programme


On Nov. 1, the District hosted a forum to assist parents/guardians in understanding the New York State English Language Arts and Mathematics assessments. At that forum participants were provided with detailed reports based on the individual studentís performance. Click here to see the PowerPoint for details on the presentation, as well as a list of resources.

Changes to the 2016 Grade 3-8 Assessments: What Parents Need to Know
Curriculum Handbook for Grades K-6
Hilton CSD's Position on Assessment
NYS Education Department Letter About Testing


Community Education
Learning Support Services
Learning Through Technology
Staff Development Office
School Library-Media Centers


Career and Technical Endorsements on Regents Diploma
Full-Day Kindergarten
Pre-Kindergarten (UPK Program)
Reading Recovery



Classroom Websites
District Assessment Review

Engage NY
FERPA Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
IC Campus Portal
ISTE Standards and Performance Indicators
NYSED School Report Card
NYS Education Department Board of Regents
NYS Learning Standards from NYS Education Dept.

Teaching is the Core (TITC) Grant

Northwood & Village Parent Guide Northwood & Village Report Cards
Kindergarten Kindergarten
Grade 1 Grade 1
Grade 2 Grade 2
Grade 3 Grade 3
Grade 4 Grade 4
Grade 5 Located on Parent Portal of Infinite Campus
Grade 6 Located on Parent Portal of Infinite Campus


Office of Instruction Personnel

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction Dr. Barbara Surash, 585-392-1000, ext. 6062
Administrative Assistant Instruction
Laurie Diedrich, 585-392-1000, ext. 6058
Director of K-12 Learning and Staff Development Karen Spillman, 585-392-1000, ext. 6051
Administrative Assistant Staff Development Claudia Engel
, 585-392-1000, ext. 6057
Director of Student Services Dr. Maureen Thayer, 585-392-1000, ext. 6055
Census Office
Dawn Blodgett, 585-392-1000, ext. 7031
Director of Special Education Laura Whitcomb,  585-392-1000, ext. 6056
Director Community Education Cheryl Fishbaugh, 585-392-1000, ext. 7045
Chairperson Committee on Special Education Julie Forgione,  585-392-1000, ext. 6186
Data Specialist
John Miller 585-392-1000, ext. 6066
Director Learning Through Technology Dr. Michael Zaffuts,  585-392-1000, ext. 6053