1 Park St. Marathon, NY 13803

(607) 849-3251

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Respect and a Respectful Environment are paramount to our Jr./Sr. High and Elementary  Culture.  Please report any cases of harassment and/or bullying or any other concerns you have by any means you are comfortable with.  Your options could be but are not limited to: This Anonymous Alerts link (you may leave a name which is helpful for most investigations), filling out an incident form available in the office, filling out a DASA (Dignity for All Students Act) form from our "quick links" on the home page, speaking with any adults associated with the school (or a parent/guardian) or simply emailing, calling, or stopping into the office to speak with your principal.

The School District does not discriminate in employment or in the education programs and activities which it operates on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, age, ethnicity, religion, race, or handicap in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, or § 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the New York State Human Rights Law.


Students will not be attending school from March 17th - April 14th.  Students will be  returning to school on April 15th.

Spring Break Parent Letter 04-01-2020

​Meal Delivery and Pickup Information for the week of April 6th.

Letter from the Superintendent & Capital Project 2020 Update - also located on the District Office page.

December 2019 Letter from the Superintendent to parents and community members.

Please complete the Budget Survey here.

Congratulations Boys Soccer Team! 

See the October edition of Torchlight

HS Main Page is starting to come together. See the new links there.

Parent/Student links keep growing, take a look at some new UPK links.  See the new Practice Driver's Test

Band Lessons Schedule is now posted in Quicklinks and also under Student Links.

Change in Marathon Junior/Senior High Principal

CAPCO - Family Resource Center is now at Appleby. We're in Rm 305 and it is open 9-3 Mondays and Tuesdays and 9-12 on Thursdays.  Phone number is 607-849-3127.

Updated Student Attendance Policy 7110

Letter to Parents/Guardians on the Pearson student information data breach.

Jr. / Sr.  High School Documents are posted on the HS Main Page

Athletics Fall Schedules posted 

District Calendar 2019-2020

​​​​MCS Strategic Plan for 2019-2024


Marathon Central Schools

As resources and communications specifically for MCS are gathered, please click here to view them.


Community Resources

As resources for the community are gathered, please click here to view them.

Marathon CSD will continue meal pick-up and delivery on Monday, March 23rd.  Meals will continue on Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays.  If meals are delivered, place a cooler outside in a convenient location if possible.  Our delivery personnel will be practicing social distancing by placing food in coolers/on door handles along with other items if needed.  They will knock and step back at least 6 feet.  You can then come out and safely pick up materials.  Computers will not be left if no one answers the door. 

If you would like to be added to the meal pick up or drop off list, call the HS office at 849-3251 before 10 AM.

Marathon CSD Mission



​The Marathon Central School District will excel at graduating citizens who are college and career ready and able to pursue unlimited possibilities locally and globally.

Marathon Highlights:

  • All students UPK-12th are provided with free breakfast and lunch.

  • Every UPK-6th grade student is supplied with school supplies at the beginning of each year.

  • During 2018-2019, 107 students in grades 7th-12th completed 1,563 hours of community service.

  • Our Agriculture CTE program was fully implemented during 2018-2019, offering 3 Ag classes and an Ag internship.

  • This past school year, staff attended 118 different in-house and out of district professional development workshops.

  • The district has 2 UPK classes, educating 36 students.

  • Class sizes at Appleby average 17 students per class.  Class sizes in the Junior/Senior HS are generally between 14-17 students, with lower class sizes for elective classes.

  • The High School offers 32 electives for students to choose from.
  • Marathon offers 18 college level courses through TC3. Last year, 37 of our 9-12th grade students accumulated 996 college credit hours.  If families paid for this out of pocket, it would have totaled $180,276. Three seniors graduated with their associated degree from TC3 prior to receiving their HS diploma.

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