The Pearl River School District draws students from the hamlet of Pearl River and portions of Orangetown, West Nyack,…More Nanuet and Tappan. This student body is part of one of the top-performing districts in New York State. In 2010, 97 percent of the senior class earned a Regents Diploma and 95 percent went on to a college or university.
The district moved its administrative offices from Pearl River High School to the new location at 135 W. Crooked Hill Road in December of 2011.
The district begins foreign language instruction in the sixth grade, offers 15 Advanced Placement courses at the High School, provides a full range of special education services and over 70 athletic teams.
The faculty includes 214 teachers with an average of 10.7 years of experience. The district includes Pearl River High School, Pearl River Middle School, Franklin Avenue Elementary School, Lincoln Avenue School and Evans Park Elementary School.
Dr. John Morgano took over as the PRSD Superintendent of Schools in July 1, 2011 after eigth years as the school's Assistant Superintendent.
The district also offers continuing adult education programs and a wide variety of activities and programs for senior citizens.
The Orangetown Town Hall houses the government for Orangetown, a community of 47,711. The town's territory…More encompasses the Pearl River and South Orangetown school districts, as well as part of Nyack and Nanuet.
The town supervisor is Paul Whalen. The town board includes councilwoman Nancy Low Hogan and councilmen Michael Maturo, Denis Troy and Tom Diviny. The Orangetown Police Department and Town Court are also at this location, along with the offices of the Town Clerk, Receiver of Taxes and the Tax Assessor.