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John Dittmann, Jr.
Principal

Kathy Lent
Coordinator

SCHOOL ADDRESS:

573 E. Genesee St.
Syracuse, NY 13202

CONTACT INFO:

Main Office: (315) 435-4135
Guidance Office: (315) 435-4866

 

 
The Johnson Center's mission is to provide our students with the opportunity to learn a skill that can support them for life. We will accomplish this through our continued effort to keep our programs current and aligned with industry standards and post secondary educational opportunities.
School News
Summer Vex Robotics Competition Expands: Nottingham technology teacher Bryan English said the SCSD started a Vex summer camp four years ago due to a high demand for the program. This year, the two-week camp saw the highest number of participants yet—with close to 40 students from eight SCSD middle and high schools taking part!   From students who have participated in Vex robotics before to first timers, all were eager to expand their skills and build a winning robot. For first time participant Abisage Nahumure, a seventh ... more >>
Food & Nutrition Program Starts Fresh With New Offerings: One of the most important ways we can help our children perform better academically is to provide them with the nutrition necessary for the healthy growth of their minds and bodies.   Since 2000-2001, the SCSD has been offering free breakfast; in 2012-2013, lunch and an after school snack were added as an offering to all students, free of charge. The challenge? Finding nutritious foods that students actually want to eat!   Today, participation is strong and rising, with 10,500 ... more >>
SCSD Superintendent Contreras Invited to White House Summit: Syracuse City School District Superintendent Sharon Contreras was invited to participate in the White House Summit on Supportive School Climate and Discipline.  Dr. Contreras requested that Syracuse Teacher’s Association President Kevin Ahern and Henninger High School Principal Robert DiFlorio accompany her to discuss not only challenges facing districts across the country but solutions as well.   Featuring remarks from superintendents and school leaders from across the country, ... more >>
Parent University Provides Greater Opportunity for Family Involvement: Do you want to help prepare your child for standardized tests? Perhaps you would like to ensure your child’s college and career readiness? Attend a Naviance Parent Workshop hosted by Parent University.   Are you interested in learning about health and safety issues, helping your child with schoolwork, stress management or other life skills? Are you trying to learn English? Do you have a legal issue that you would like assistance with? Parent University can open the door to all this ... more >>
2015-16 After-School Applications Now Available: After-School Programs are dynamic extensions of learning that help prepare students to graduate as responsible, active citizens ready for success in college and careers.  The Syracuse City School District is proud to offer opportunities for academic instruction, project-based learning and a broad array of enrichment course offerings, such as (but not specifically) Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), art, music, performing arts, tech crew, athletic recreation programs (i.e. ... more >>


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Sharon L. Contreras, Ph.D.
Superintendent Of Schools


Central Offices
725 Harrison Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

Phone: 315.435.4499

High Schools
Corcoran
Fowler
Henninger
Institute of Technology at Central
Nottingham
PSLA @ Fowler

Alternative Education Programs
Elmcrest
Johnson Center/Adult Education
McCarthy @ Beard
MS Program @ Phoenix Ctr.

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

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

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


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