Valley Central School District

Loyalty. Service. Progress.


     Walden Elementary School
     75 Orchard Street
     Walden, NY 12586


    Main Office, ext. 15501

    Fax: (845)457-8502

    Gregory Heidemann, Principal

    Nurse's Office: ext. 15700
    Attendance Office: 15507 

    Our mission is to prepare our students to be responsible, independent, thoughtful, respectful and creative individuals who reach their full potential, academically, socially, emotionally and physically. 

    Through the teamwork of all stakeholders, students will participate in a comprehensive curriculum and activities that focus on cognitive engagement, constructivist learning, and 21st-century skills.


    Principal Greg Heidemann accepting a donation of playground equipment from Walden Savings Bank and the American Heart Assoc

    Greg Heidemann accepts a donation of playground equipment from Walden Savings Bank and American Heart Association.

     Letter/Event Monthly Calendar, click here

    PTO Meeting • January 9 • 7 PM

    Public Budget Presentation • January 13 • 5:30 PM • Administration Building

    UPK Parent Info Meeting At Berea Elementary • January 23 • 7 PM 

    PTO Science Fair • January 31 • 6 PM 

    Reading As Familys Together (RAFT) • February 18 - March 12 

    PTO Cookies and Canvas • February 21 • 6 PM


    PTO Flier of Pura Vida bracelet fundraiser.  They are $6 each. Contact




    If you need a schooltool™ Parent Portal account, it's easy to get one.

    Just fill out this form and bring it into school with your identification.

    To find out more about opening a Parent Portal account, 

    please click here to visit the Technology page of the VCSD district website.

    Check out the Parent Quick Access Guide here.


    To reach the Dignity Act Coordinator for Walden,email  Diane Cassell-Smith                      or Lydia Pabon-Genovez


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