Clary Middle School


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Lisa Costanzo
Vice Principal
Jason Rutkey

Administrative Intern
Jonathan Hawa
DASA Coordinators
Jason Rutkey 
Lindsey Baracco 
School Hours
7:50 AM - 3:10 PM
100 Amidon Drive 
Syracuse, NY 13205
Main Office
(315) 435-4411
Nurse's Office
(315) 435-4053
Guidance Office
(315) 435-5177





                   Leap into your potential;
                   you've got this,
                   PAWS down!

Clary Middle School Mission Statement

At Clary Middle School, we promote intercultural understanding and build inquiring, knowledgeable young minds.  Clary Middle School students are active, honest, compassionate, life-long learners preparing for high school, college, careers and beyond, in order to compete in an ever-changing global society.
Our Vision

At Clary Middle School, we prepare and inspire all students to identify their unique path in order to achieve their greatest potential. Students, please remember to be Safe, Responsible and Respectful.

Core Beliefs and Commitments

All students can learn and achieve at high levels.
Teachers have the greatest impact on student achievement.
Positive, supportive cultures are created by the actions of each of us and are essential to teaching and learning.
School News
Receivership Hearings Scheduled for Clary, Lincoln Middle Schools Receivership Hearings Scheduled for Clary, Lincoln Middle Schools: School Receivership Information Sessions have been announced for Clary Middle School and Lincoln Middle School. Attending these meetings will help families better understand how receivership will impact the operation of their child's school and will allow families to ask any questions they may have.   Both meetings will be held virtually, with Clary scheduled for Monday, November 1st at 5pm and Lincoln for Wednesday, November 3rd at 5pm. Families interested in joining the virtual hearings ... more >>
SCSD to Change Some School Start & Dismissal Times Effective October 25th SCSD to Change Some School Start & Dismissal Times Effective October 25th: October 8, 2021 Dear Syracuse City School District Families, Since the start of the school year, First Student, which provides transportation services for Syracuse City School District students in grades K-8, has been unable to maintain a sufficient number of bus drivers to adequately service the number of bus routes for our students. First Student has gone through an aggressive recruiting campaign to try to attract new drivers by offering increased wages and sign on bonuses; however, ... more >>
Virtual Open House Virtual Open House: Clary Middle School’s Virtual Open House Welcome Clary Families! Clary’s Virtual Open House will take Thursday September 23 rd  from 5:30pm – 7:30pm on Microsoft Teams. This is a great opportunity for our families to meet their child’s teachers, learn what is being taught, and to ask any clarifying questions. To access your child’s teachers, please see the appropriate links below:   6 th  Grade Cornell Click here to access the 6 th  grade ... more >>
Middle School Students Become Civic Ready through Virtual Capstone Project Middle School Students Become Civic Ready through Virtual Capstone Project: SCSD middle school students participating in the virtual summer school program had a unique opportunity to develop their academic skills while becoming civic ready, thanks to a creative capstone project.   Presented with three interdisciplinary options, the students spent their summer learning time engaging with a project of their choosing. At the conclusion of summer school, the students presented their completed projects to their summer school teachers, as well as Mayor Walsh, through ... more >>
Supply List Supply List: CLARY MIDDLE SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST  2021-2022     We are requesting that parents purchase the following supplies for your student attending Clary Middle School  for the 2021-2022 school year :   White Lined Paper Pencils Pens (Blue/Black) One 3 Inch, 3 Ring Binder 6 Pocket Folders Highlighters Markers Three hole zipper pouch to hold pens, pencils, etc.   An agenda planner will be provided to all Clary Middle School ... more >>

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Student and Family Supports are Available!
The SCSD has many academic, social, emotional and mental health supports available to students. School social workers can help connect you and your child to in school and/or out of school supports that meet your needs. Please call us at (315) 435-4411 and ask to speak with a Social Worker for more information and assistance.

Clary Links

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District Reopening Guidelines
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Clary 2021-22 Receivership Report Q1