Welcome to the School Administrative Unit 50 website.

We are pleased to provide you with information on each of our school districts which comprise our SAU and also inform the public about the vast array of learning opportunities we offer our students.  Please visit the website to obtain information on current or upcoming events.

The philosophy of schools within SAU 50 is:

To endeavor to meet the needs of students of various levels of potential and ability in order to develop in those students academic and social skills, confidence, flexibility, and independence of thought and action.”\

ABOUT OUR COMMUNITIES

Greenland Central School is a K-8 facility with a student enrollment of 422.  There are 46 full-time and part-time teachers and 29 support staff.  The school features full-time kindergarten, self-contained classrooms in grades 1-4, and a middle school philosophy and program for grades 5-8.  Students in grades 9-12 attend Portsmouth High School.

Newington Public School houses 50 students in grades K-6.  Students in grades 7-8 attend Portsmouth Middle School; students in grades 9-12 attend Portsmouth High School.

Maude H. Trefethen School in New Castle houses 40 students in grades K-6.  Students in grades 7-8 attend either Portsmouth Middle School or Rye Junior High School.

Rye Elementary Schoolhouses a K-4 academic program with an enrollment of 212 students.  The staff includes 33 full-time and part-time teachers and a support staff of 20.

Rye Junior High School has a student enrollment of 178.  Rye Junior High demonstrates a commitment to the middle school concept, which emphasizes positive student / teacher relationships and responds to the interests and needs of young adolescents.  Rye students in grades 9-12 attend Portsmouth High School.
Once again, thank you for visiting our website.
Sincerely,
Salvatore PetraliaSuperintendent of SchoolsSAU 50