To be a leader in bringing out the best in each individual in our community.
We will provide a school environment that fosters respect, compassion,
tolerance, and nurtures life-long learners who make meaningful contributions
• FAMILY - A belief that the health, fulfillment and kinship of family
members is essential to sustenance, satisfaction, stability, and/or legacy.
• INTEGRITY - A sincere commitment to truth, trust and reliability.
• KINDNESS - A commitment to a disposition for pleasantness,
tenderness and consideration towards others.
• HONESTY - A commitment to factual and objective straightforwardness.
• LOVE - Having a deep affection for another (or for others) that causes
one to put their needs ahead of one’s own.
• COMPASSION - Taking into account the feelings and needs of others.
Reminder to all families that we are continuing to provide food distribution every Monday Wednesday and Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. through June 26th 2020.
Additionally, if you are interested in summer school via distance learning, please make sure you read the communication dated June 2 under the "Important Information" section below from Miss Goodlander as registration closes tomorrow, June 12th 2020.
Finally, please see the important letter from Superintendent Reimer dated June 11, 2020, also below in the same section.
2020-2021 SCHOOL SUPPLY LISTS - The following links are for the 2020-2021 school year. Each school/grade level supply list can be viewed by clicking on the corresponding link.
Pratt Elementary School, PreK-6th Grade
Barker Jr. High School, 7th Grade Supply List
Barker Jr. High School, 8th Grade Supply List
Barker Sr. High School, Grades 9-12 Supply List
Please see the links below relating to all the updates released by the District.
Please open the links below to read information from the Superintendent, Jacob Reimer:
June 11, 2020 Year-end Update from Superintendent Reimer - Click the link: Year End for Students
June 5, 2020 Update from Principal Carter Regarding Graduation - Click the link
May 27, 2020 Budget Hearing Presentation - The Barker Central School District Budget Hearing Presentation was shown live on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. To view the slides shared or the video recorded during the presentation please click on the link. Contact information for questions is also provided within the slides and the video.
May 20, 2020 Update from Superintendent Reimer Regarding the Last Day of Instruction for the 2019 - 2020 School Year - click link below
May 15, 2020 Letter to Class of 2020 Families - Senior year is often the time in a student’s life when the most memories are made and they receive closure on their schooling experience. In an effort to provide our soon-to-be graduates similar experiences, the senior class student officers have held several meetings to discuss various options that are permissible under the current state guidance. We would like to thank these student officers for their hard work and dedication to their school throughout this experience. For details regarding this event -AND- for free cap and gown pictures provided by SWagner Photography please click on the link.
April 17, 2020 Update from Superintendent Reimer Regarding the School being closed through at least May 15, 2020 - click link below
April 13, 2020 Another Update from Principal Carter Regarding Grading Process Grades 7-12 - click link below
April 7, 2020 Another Update from Principal Carter Regarding Technology Distribution - click link below
April 7, 2020 Update from Superintendent Reimer Regarding Extended School Closure - click link below
April 3, 2020 Update from Principal Carter Regarding Technology for Students - click link below
April 1, 2020 Update from Superintendent Reimer - click link below
March 27, 2020 - Gov. Cuomo Extends School Closure to April 15, 2020 - click link below
March 26, 2020 - Information on Students/Parents & Teachers Staying Connected - click link below:
March 24, 2020 - Meal Pickup Schedule Change & Band Instrument Pickup Information - click link below:
March 20, 2020 - Student Belonging Pickup Information - click link below:
March 19, 2020 - Child Care Information - click links below:
March 18, 2020 - Spectrum Service For Free - click link below:
March 17, 2020 - Meals for Students Week Days 4-6 PM - click link below:
March 17, 2020 - Student Work Pick-up Information - click link below:
March 15, 2020 - School Closed until Further Notice effective March 16, 2020 - click link below:
March 13, 2020 Virus Update - click link below:
March 6, 2020 Virus Update - click link below:
Barker Food Pantry Contact: 716-795-9945
View the Pratt awards slideshow and read the awards program for Barker Jr. HS and Barker Sr. HS.
Want to see and hear Barker students play the classic commencement song? Be sure to check out this feature article.
May/June and March/April recipients announced.
49 students recognized for their "I Can Be a Light in the World" entries.
Immerse yourself inside the gallery to view the impressive student artwork from the 2019-2020 school year.
Even a school closure due to the coronavirus couldn't keep the kindergarten students at Pratt Elementary School from delivering May Day flowers.
Top Honors BCS Names as Top High School