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SCSD Students Receive Martin Luther King, Jr. Youth Unsung Hero Awards: (2/5/16) A group of 20 SCSD students were named 2016 recipients of the 2016 Youth Unsung Hero Awards, presented to young people who have made a positive difference in the lives of others in their schools and who exemplify the teachings of Dr. King. This year’s winning students, nominated by teachers, ... more >>
School Counselor Spotlight: Marilyn Kerwin, Corcoran: (2/4/16) As part of National School Counseling Week, the Syracuse City School District is recognizing select school counselors who go above and beyond to guide the students at their schools. ----- At Corcoran High School, there’s a saying that reminds everybody what it’s all about: CTF. ... more >>
School Counselor Spotlight: Brian Griffith, ELMS: (2/3/16) As part of National School Counseling Week, the Syracuse City School District is recognizing select school counselors who go above and beyond to guide the students at their schools.  ---- In Brian Gibbs-Griffith’s mind, he didn’t choose the field of school counseling. “Fortunately, ... more >>
Pre-K and K Registration Now Open: (2/3/16) Registration has begun for Pre-K and K students across the district including at the new Montessori School at LeMoyne and Syracuse Latin.  Please go to www.enrollinsyracuseschools.com to register today! The Montessori School at LeMoyne will be welcoming its first class of Pre-K students ... more >>
Dr. King Students Prepare Food to Enhance Their Learning: (2/1/16) Through his 14 years teaching in the SCSD, Dr. King Special Education teacher Rashaan Listenbee has learned that the best way to enhance student learning is by letting the students take part a memorable—and self-guided—experience.   To help make this happen, Mr. Listenbee applied ... more >>
Superintendent's Councils Provide Valuable Feedback: (1/29/16) More than 50 students gather at the Syracuse Professional Development Center, eating breakfast pizza and preparing for a full day of discussion.   As part of the Superintendent’s Student Cabinet, these students will provide valuable insight into issues facing the students at their schools—and ... more >>
Community Partners Praise SCSD Career and Technical Education Programs: (1/27/16) Middle School counselors recently gathered at the SCSD Professional Development Center as part of a training session to introduce them to the District’s many Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs available to students beginning in 9 th grade.   The counselors learned more about ... more >>
PAL Project Helps Students Use Photography, Writing Skills to Create Art: (1/26/16) “I don’t want to be ignorant/ I want to be a scholar/ I am from education.”   Thanks to a partnership with Syracuse University, SCSD students at Ed Smith, ITC and Fowler are learning about poetry, photography and art through the Photography and Literacy (PAL) Project.   ... more >>
SCSD Awarded Youth Transition Award for OCC Partnership: (1/22/16) The New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities has recognized the Syracuse City School District with its "Works For Me" award for our partnership with Onondaga Community College. Our campus-based partnership with OCC helps successfully transition youth ... more >>
Fowler Graduates Return to Discuss Life After High School: (1/21/16) Close to 20 recent Fowler graduates returned to their alma mater to speak with current students about life after high school.   Former students who now attend SUNY Oswego, Bryant & Stratton, Monroe Community College, Onondaga Community College, SUNY Potsdam, SUNY Oneonta, SUNY Brockport, ... more >>
SCSD Adds Additional Pre-Kindergarten Classrooms, Thanks to NYSED Grant: (1/20/16) Thanks to a $3.2 million grant from the New York State Education Department and partnerships with 10 community agencies, close to 350 additional three- and four-year-olds in the Syracuse City School District now have the opportunity to attend pre-kindergarten.   The newest Expanded Pre-Kindergarten ... more >>
Nottingham Key Club Collects Socks for a Cause: (1/14/16) The Nottingham Key Club members have been working hard to do their part in helping the community.   This winter, they decided to set up a collection drive in their school to help the Syracuse community. Nottingham student Sophie May contacted In My Father’s Kitchen, an organization that ... more >>
Graduation Rates in the Syracuse City School District Continue to Climb: (1/12/16) The New York State Education Department has released the high school completion data for the 2011 student cohort.  The Syracuse City School District’s overall four-year June graduation rate of 55% is the highest it has been since the 2004 cohort.  The August graduation rate was up to ... more >>
Students Begin to Direct Their Own Education with Blended Learning: (1/11/16) In Jenniffer Benedetto’s Cultural Voices class at the Johnson Center, one day begins with an interactive Kahoot lesson quiz. Students then watch a series of short videos, interspersed with discussion, and then break out to alternate between group work and independent assignments. This is blended ... more >>
Twilight Academy Helps Put Students Back on Track to Graduate: (1/7/16) “I don’t care what college it is… I’m gonna go!” Henninger senior Ahshanique Brown declared.   As an alumna of the Twilight Academy program, the path to developing college aspirations has not been without its challenges.   As a freshman, she said, she ... more >>
Syracuse Latin Information Sessions Announced: (1/20/16) The Syracuse Latin School is excited to announce Information Sessions for prospective families for the '16-'17 school-year. The Syracuse Latin School will enroll Kindergarten students and 3rd Grade students (limited seat availability) in 2016-2017. Information sessions will be held on ... more >>
Bellevue Students Learn Leadership Skills Through Tutoring Program: (1/6/16) Fifth graders at Bellevue Elementary have a unique opportunity to help influence the younger students in their school.   Thanks to a peer tutoring program, fifth grade students who have been recognized for positive leadership skills, responsibility, self motivation and willingness to help ... more >>
Ed Smith Students Celebrate Community with Buddy Reading: (1/4/16) Students at Ed Smith came together as a community in the school’s first-ever Buddy Reading event.   In buddy reading, older students visited the classrooms of younger students and were paired up to read together. Thanks to candy cane donations from the Ed Smith community, students enjoyed ... more >>
Board of Education Approves a Contract Extension for Superintendent Contreras: (12/29/15) The Syracuse City School District Board of Education has approved a one-year contract extension for Superintendent Sharon Contreras.  With the one year extension the Superintendent’s contract now runs through June 30, 2017.   “Superintendent Contreras has been instrumental ... more >>
Middle School Career Fairs Expose Students to Job Possibilities: (12/29/15) Sixth, seventh and eighth graders at Huntington took part in the school’s annual career fair, meeting with professionals from 27 community businesses!   Students worked their way through the school’s cafeteria, interacting with representatives from SU, Onondaga County Public Health, ... more >>



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Danforth Magnet School
Delaware Academy School
Delaware Primary
Dr King Elementary School
Dr Weeks Elementary School
Ed Smith
Elmcrest
Expeditionary Learning School
Fowler High School
Franklin Elementary School
Frazer K-8 School
Grant Middle School
Henninger High School
Hughes Middle School
Huntington K-8 School
HW Smith K-8 School
ITC
Johnson Center / Adult Education
LeMoyne Elementary School
Lincoln Middle School
McCarthy at Beard
McKinley-Brighton Elementary School
Meachem Elementary School
MSAP @ Shea
Nottingham High School
Porter Elementary School
Professional Development
PSLA @ Fowler
Roberts preK-8 School
Salem Hyde Elementary School
Seymour Dual Language Academy
Superintendent
Syracuse Latin
Van Duyn Elementary School
Webster
Westside Academy at Blodgett
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High Schools
Corcoran
Fowler
Henninger
Institute of Technology at Central
Nottingham
PSLA @ Fowler

Innovation Zone Schools
Bellevue Elementary School
Danforth Middle School
Frazer K-8 School
Porter Elementary School
Seymour Dual Language Academy
Van Duyn Elementary School
Westside Academy at Blodgett

Middle & K-8 Schools
Clary Middle School
Ed Smith Pre-K-8 School
Expeditionary Learning Middle School
Grant Middle School
Huntington Pre-K-8 School
HW Smith Pre-K-8 School
Lincoln Middle School
Roberts Pre-K-8 School

Alternative Education Programs
Elmcrest
Johnson Center/Adult Education
McCarthy @ Beard
MS Program @ Shea

Elementary Schools
Delaware Elementary School
Delaware Primary
Dr. King Elementary School
Dr. Weeks Elementary School
Franklin Elementary School
Hughes Elementary School
LeMoyne Elementary School
McKinley-Brighton Elementary School
Meachem Elementary School
Salem Hyde Elementary School
Syracuse Latin
Webster Elementary School

Syracuse City School District
Sharon Contreras, Ph.D., Superintendent

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Syracuse, NY 13210

Phone: 315.435.4499
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The Syracuse City School District hereby advises students, parents, employees and the general public that it is committed to providing equal access to all categories of employment, programs and educational opportunities, including career and technical education opportunities, regardless of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, Native American ancestry/ethnicity, creed or religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or expression, disability or any other legally protected category under federal, state or local law. More info