Schools and Child Care

Dryden Central School District 

The Dryden Central School District serves the majority of the Town of Dryden with schooling for grades Pre-K through 12. . The District is comprised of three elementary schools:  Dryden Elementary is located in the Village of Dryden, Freeville Elementary is located in the Village of Freeville, and Cassavant Elementary is located in the Hamlet of McLean. All three schools join Dryden Elementary in the 4th and 5th grades.  

Dryden Middle and High Schools are located on the same campus just northwest of the Village of Dryden.


Child Development Council

Looking for child care? Parenting support? Training and support for your child care business?  Look no further than the Child Development Council.  

This service of the county  helps parents find and evaluate local child care programs.  They also provide financial assistance as needed and available.  In addition to being a resource center for childcare providers and a referral to those providers, the council also provides Family Support Services and a Teen Pregnancy and Parenting Program.


Private Schools 

Covenant Love Community School

Serving grades Pre-K through 8, Covenant Love Community School draws students from five local school districts and offers a spiritually based education with a strong environmental component.

Dryden Montessori School

A Montessori based program for 2 1/2 to 5 year olds.