Hughes Elementary

Marie Fay


Krista Hunter
Vice Principal

DASA Coordinators:

Krista Hunter
Shonette Harper

Contact Information:

Main Office: (315) 435-4404

School Address:

345 Jamesville Avenue
Syracuse, New York 13210

School Hours:

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Hughes School Vision Statement

Our vision is to create an elementary school highly regarded for its academic excellence by producing major gains in student achievement through collaboration between staff, parents, and students in a safe nurturing environment, which fosters the development of responsible, caring citizens to become lifelong learners who are college and career ready.

Student Friendly Vision:

To become the most improved elementary school in the Syracuse City School District.

School News
Please Join Us for a Family Discussion!: You are cordially invited to dinner and a discussion with staff from the Office of Student Support Services, Office of Family Engagement and the Chief Ombuds Officer. The discussions will be guided by a series of questions about student support, discipline, the Code of Conduct,  and school climate and culture. All feedback from families and students will be recorded by table facilitators.   All families are invited to attend ANY of the sessions regardless of where your child attends ... more >>
Student Climate Survey: more >>
New York State Assessments in April: Our students have been working hard all year with their learning.  They will be ready to do their best on the New York State Assessments in April.  The New York State Assessments in ELA for grades 3-5 will be administered April 5 th through the 7 th .  The Math Assessments for grade 3-5 are April 13 th through the 15 th .   The New York State Assessments help to prepare our students for college and careers.  The assessments provide objective information about ... more >>
Hughes Students Particpate in All City!: Fifth grade students Chauntira Kitchens, Angel Mensah, and Jade Jones earned the opportunity to participate in the All City Instrumental performances at Nottingham High School on February 6th. We are incredibly proud of their talent! more >>
Students Teaching Students!: With the help of band teacher, Ms. Kirsch, our students have been helping each other learn how to play their instruments during their weekly band lessons. Fifth grader Mikaila Johnson can be seen helping fourth grader Imani Trotman in the included image. It's always a wonderful experience to see our students working together and helping each other succeed! more >>

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Important Information

'16-'17 School Handbook
Hughes Support Staff
NYS School Review Report


5th Grade Supply List