Delaware Academy
School-Based Health Center

Margaret Wilson
Acting Principal

Administration:

Lakisha Jones
Interim Vice Principal

DASA Coordinators:

Lakisha Jones
Mayra Arocho-Bague

Contact Information:

Main Office: (315) 435-4540
Nurse's Office: (315) 435-4540

School Address:

900 S. Geddes Street
Syracuse, NY 13204

School Hours:

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM


 
School News
Receivership Information Sessions Scheduled: The Syracuse City School District will be hosting Receivership Public Hearings for the eight schools in receivership.  At the meeting parents will be guided through a brief presentation regarding the receivership process and provided information regarding the performance of their child’s school and the plan to be implemented to show demonstrable improvement during the upcoming school year. In addition, parents will learn how the school can achieve demonstrable improvement and the ... more >>
SCSD Students Become Avid Readers Thanks to Mayor’s Summer Reading Challenge: As part of the Mayor’s Summer Reading Challenge, SCSD students were tasked with reading as much as they could this summer. Their minutes spent reading were tallied, and Mayor Miner visited classrooms with the most minutes read at each school building to present students with a bookmark, sunglasses and a cake.   “I like reading big chapter books,” LeMoyne summer school student Debora Yangwa, now a 6 th grader at Grant Middle School, said. “Reading helps my fluency ... more >>
Delaware Students Gain Spanish Literacy through Independent Learning: Delaware students in kindergarten through second grade now have the opportunity to learn Spanish—independently – thanks to an SCSD Educational Foundation grant!   Teachers in the school’s Dual Language Program had encountered some difficulty getting native English speakers excited about learning Spanish.   “We felt we needed better and more engaging materials in our classrooms,” second grade teacher Emma Hofman explained. “We also envisioned ... more >>
Delaware Students Become ‘Snowflake Scientists’ with Baltimore Woods: “Water! Juice! Coffee! Soda! Milk!”   First graders at Delaware Primary shouted out items that are considered liquids, part of a lesson on solids and liquids presented by Baltimore Woods Nature Center.   In theme with winter weather, Baltimore Woods Environmental Educator Margaret Foley brought snow with her as she spoke with the students! The class learned about how temperature can affect the state of matter by working together to hypothesize what would happen to ... more >>
Improvement in SCSD Schools Recognized by NYS: The State Education Department recently released performance data for SCSD schools in receivership. The data, from the 2015-16 school year, showed all 9 of our receivership schools making Demonstrable Improvement. Notable highlights vary by school but include things like an increase in standardized test performance, decrease in the number of suspensions, increase in graduation rate, drop in the number of serious incidents and more.   Overall, SCSD schools met or exceeded 69 percent of ... more >>


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Links

NYS School Review Report
Delaware Support Staff

Downloads

Delaware Academy STATE OF NY DTSDE 2016-2017
Delaware Final CET Recommendations
Receivership Quarterly Report (2) 2016-2017
Receivership Quarterly Report (1) 2016-2017
Receivership Quarterly Report (3) 2016-2017