Superintendent Jaime Alicea

Superintendent Jaime Alicea has dedicated his career to the Syracuse City School District, having worked his way up from a teaching assistant to Chief Operations Officer over the course of his 33-year career before being named Interim Superintendent.
Mr. Alicea got his start in the SCSD as a teaching assistant at Seymour Elementary in 1983, soon becoming a teacher and going on to act as an Administrative Intern at Fowler High School. He has also acted as Vice Principal at Dr. King School and Principal at Seymour Elementary and Fowler High School.

Learn more about Superintendent Alicea here.
School News
Superintendent's Message to Staff - 5/18/18 Superintendent's Message to Staff - 5/18/18: We started the week with a great opportunity for all of our high school track and field athletes to come together and show their #SCSDAthletics talents at the 2018 All-City Track Championship ! It was a perfect way to show off the new Henninger track and football field, and more importantly, to let our students show their skills.   On Tuesday, our Henninger Jazz Band visited Grant , Salem Hyde, Lincoln and Huntington to perform for students and help the young students see the musical ... more >>
Superintendent's Message to Staff - 5/11/18 Superintendent's Message to Staff - 5/11/18: Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! Our teachers are shaping the minds – and lives – of our students each and every day. It was wonderful to see so many special school celebrations and recognitions this week , and I hope that you all took the time to commend a special teacher in our district and in your life.   Many of our principals submitted nominations for outstanding teachers to be recognized during Teacher Appreciation Week this year, and all are deserving of appreciation. ... more >>
Superintendent's Message to Staff - 5/4/18 Superintendent's Message to Staff - 5/4/18: Over Spring Recess, a group of SCSD high school students traveled the East Coast for the annual HBCU Tour , organized by Chief Wright-Williams. They visited Norfolk State University in Norfolk, VA, Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, NC, Howard University in Washington, DC and several other schools. I am proud to report that a few of our students even received on-the-spot college acceptances! This was a great opportunity for our students to become even more #SCSDCollegeReady.   ... more >>
Superintendent's Message to Staff - 4/20/18 Superintendent's Message to Staff - 4/20/18: We have some good news to report from PSLA: the school’s Drone team, led by teacher Ed Levine, recently received top honors at the first-ever CNY Drone ‘Team Drone Challenge.’ Congratulations to seniors Long Phan (the Team Leader), Eh Blu Htoo (Team Pilot) and freshmen Madeline Braun, Nazier Reed, Thoo Lay Plaw Soe, Ma Ner, Selim Mahmoud and Belal Hamad! The team won the Design Innovation Award and also came in second in the Challenge Championship. PSLA is home to one of the ... more >>
Superintendent's Message to Staff - 4/13/18 Superintendent's Message to Staff - 4/13/18: Happy National Assistant Principals Week! We are thankful for our dedicated Vice Principals all year long, but this week, several principals wanted to give a special thank you to their VPs. Don’t miss these nice messages highlighting Grant Vice Principals Lisa Costanzo and Andrew Lloyd , McKinley-Brighton Vice Principal Eric Patterson , Lincoln Vice Principal Rich Richardson and Van Duyn Vice Principal David Guertin . We appreciate all that you do.   This week, our students ... more >>

   View more stories >>

District Publications

Pre-K Registration Booklet
ITC P-Tech Brochure
High School Choice Booklet
HCA P-Tech Brochure
SCSD District Information