School Messenger Announcements


Athletics Update

  • Holland Patent Winter Sports will begin on January 19th.  The low risk sports of bowling, alpine ski, nordic ski, and boys swim will begin practices The sites and times for these practices will be posted on the district website.  All Department of Health guidelines will be followed during practices and events.

    NYSPHSAA has not given approval yet for the winter high risk sports of basketball, wrestling, and volleyball to begin.  In the event that the approval is given we will provide you an update on when and how those practices and events will occur.

6-12 Grade Student Musicians Featured in Winter Concert Virtual Performances

  • The music department is proud to present our annual Winter Concert performances in a virtual format. The concerts features our Elementary, Middle School, and High School ensembles performing holiday-themed music.

    Please take some time to celebrate the accomplishments of our students and ring in some holiday cheer!

Communicator Dec 2020 - Jan 2021

GWF/HPE Reflections Art Show

NASEF Recognizes HP Coach





    Holland Patent Central School will provide a safe, caring, positive environment where all students can achieve their maximum innate potential and acquire the skills, attitudes, and abilities necessary to succeed in an ever-changing world. Holland Patent Central School provides programs that address the diversified academic, vocational and co- curricular needs of its' students.




Website Accessibility Notice


    Holland Patent Central School District is committed to providing access to our electronic and information technology, including our webpages, for individuals with disabilities, in accordance with Section 504 and Title II of the ADA.  The School District is diligently making necessary adjustments to its technology in furtherance of this goal.  Such adjustments are time-consuming but are critical to ensure that students, staff, community members, and others can access our materials.  As we await new web material, please be patient; we will be making updates as soon as practicable.

Today's Weather

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BOE Meeting Dates

Remote Instruction Policy

  • All remote instructional lessons and/or sessions are the property of the Holland Patent Central School District, and are intended only for students registered for the designated class or section.  Any recording or distribution of the lessons/sessions by anyone other than District employees is strictly prohibited and in addition, may constitute a violation of Board policy and/or state and federal laws, including but not limited to the Family Educational Rights Privacy Act (FERPA), Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), and NYS Education Law 2-d.  Any student violations of this policy will be subject to discipline and penalties in accordance with the District’s Code of Conduct, and may impact the ability of the District to provide remote instruction to the student.

What Technology Will My Child Be Using?

Important - Building Use Update

  • Please note that there is no building use for community groups or extra curricular activities until further notice.

Superintendent's Corner

BOE Mission Statement

  • "It is the philosophy of the Board of Education of the Holland Patent Central School District that the fundamental purpose of the School District and all of its resources is to provide the means for educational development of all eligible students residing and /or enrolled within the district to reach their fullest potential."


    Guide to Upstate School Districts



    Based on four years of test data from the New York State Department of Education, Business First has rated the academic performances of 36 public school districts in the Utica-Rome Area, which consists of school districts in Herkimer, Oneida and Otsego counties.  Business First analyzed four years of test scores and graduation rates for eligible public school districts. Its 168-part formula covered everything from statewide English and math exams for third graders up to the full array of Regents exams for high schoolers.

    Holland Patent is proud to be among the top ten districts, ranking #8!

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