Mayfield Jr./Sr. High School

Jon Peterson


27 School Street

Mayfield, NY 12117



Jr/Sr High School



Elementary School


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Latest Budget & Finance News

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2017-18 General Budget & Finance Information


Dates to remember

May 9, 7 p.m. - public hearing on the 2017-18 budget proposal

May 16, 12 noon to 8 p.m. - community vote on budget and Board of Education candidates, high school gymnasium lobby


2016-17 budget recap

Exit survey taken by voters at the May 17 vote have been tabulated

May 17, 2016
The 2016-17 budget was approved by a vote of 247-54, an 82% to 18% ratio.

The bus purchase proposal was approved by a vote of 253-49, an 84% to 16% margin.

Two candidates were seeking to replace Robert Suits on the Board of Education. He did not seek re-election.
Jennifer Andrews-Leise received 230 votes to 69 votes for Frederick Castiglione.

2016-17 budget newsletter mailed to homes in the community (PDF).


Budget-related Fact Sheets

Navigating NY's Property Tax Levy Cap [PDF]

Understanding how the Tax Levy “Cap” law raises stakes for schools [PDF]

Understanding the 3 Tax Levy Numbers (PDF)

Understanding the Tax Levy Limit Formula (PDF)

Understanding mandates and mandate relief (PDF)

Understanding public employee pensions in NY state (PDF)

Understanding NY's STAR Program (PDF)

Budget Terminology A-Z

STAR Information



2016-17 budget development

2015-16 budget development

2013-14 Budget Newsletter

2012-13 Budget Newsletter

2011-12 Budget Newsletter

2010-11 Budget Newsletter

Developing the annual school budget proposal is a year-round process that involves the Mayfield Board of Education and district and school leaders. On the third Tuesday of each May, that process culminates when residents go to the polls to vote on a school budget proposal for the following year and to elect Board of Education members. Visit this Web page throughout the school year for updates on the annual school budget development process.

2017-18 Budget Development


Governor Cuomo releases 2017-18 state budget plan

January 17, 2017

Governor Cuomo has released his 2017-18 budget proposal. The plan calls for a state aid increase of $103,209, a 1.5 percent increase, for Mayfield Central Schools in the 2017-18 school year.

Read more about the budget proposal in the Times Union newspaper.

Read more about the budget proposal from the governor's office.





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Upcoming Events

Wed, Mar 29

PTSO Meeting; 6 - 7 p.m., Lower HS Library

Fri, Mar 31

Key Club Bloodmobile; 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., HS Gymnasium

Senior Cap and Gown fee due

Tues, Apr 4

Board of Ed meeting; 7 p.m., Upper Library; 6:30 p.m. Executive Session, District Office

Sat, Apr 8

Pancake Breakfast/Car Wash to benefit Band Club; 8 - 11 a.m., HS Cafe and upper parking lot

Tues, Apr 11

Band Trip Meeting (Mandatory); 7 - 8 p.m., Auditorium

Fri, Apr 14

Good Friday; Schools closed

Mon, Apr 17

Board Seat Petitions Due by 3 p.m.

Mon-Fri, Apr 17-21

Spring Break, No Classes; District Office Open 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Mon, Apr 24

Classes Resume

Tues, Apr 25

Spring Sports Pictures; 2:20 p.m., HS Cafeteria

Tues, May 2

Spring Band Concert; 7:30 p.m., Auditorium

Tues, May 9

Board of Ed meeting/Public Hearing; 7 p.m., Upper Library, 6:30 p.m. Executive Session, District Office

Thur, May 11

Senior Pictures; HS Gymnasium

Tues, May 16

Annual Meeting/Budget Vote; 12 Noon - 8 p.m., HS Gym Lobby

Mon, May 29

Memorial Day; Schools Closed

Tues, June 13

Mandatory Class of 2017 graduation rehearsal; 11 a.m.

Tues-Fri, June 13-23

Regents Testing; No classes at Jr/Sr High School

Thur-Fri, June 15-16

Half-day dismissal for Elementary Students; 12:20 p.m.; Full day faculty and staff

Fri, June 23

Last Day of School

Grade 6 Graduation; 10 a.m., Auditorium

Elementary Student Dismissal; 10:50 a.m.; Full day faculty and staff

Senior Awards; 6 p.m., Auditorium

Baccalaureate; 7 p.m., Presbyterian Church

Sat, June 24

Class of 2017 Graduation; 11 a.m., Athletic Fields