Croton Falls is located in the town of North Salem in the most northeast part of Westchester County, bordering Putnam County to the north and east town line of Connecticut. The Croton Falls Metro-North Railroad station serves the residents of North Salem, New York and surrounding communities via the Harlem Line.
The Town of North Salem includes the hamlets of Purdys, North Salem, Croton Falls, and Salem Center. North Salem is home to prominent farms and estates, handsomely restored historic residences, breathtaking contemporary homes designed to capture the beauty of their surroundings, and modest homes of all types.
Students who live in Croton Falls attend The North Salem Central School District, which also incorporates parts of the towns of Brewester and Carmel as well as some Somers residents. The North Salem School District is small district composed of Pequenakonck Elementary School and North Salem Middle/High School. The district is a model public school district, identified by its focus on the development of students of all abilities. Most of all, it will produce motivated and competent learners, capable of solving the intellectual, emotional, and ethical problems they encounter and of reaching their personal goals. All stakeholders, students, parents, faculty, staff, administration, Board of Education, community, will share responsibility for student development. In their respective roles, they will exceed expectations through a process of continually: setting challenging goals and plans, executing them with promptness and innovation, measuring and evaluating the results, recognizing performance, and improving.