Dr. King Elementary

Andrea Ellis-Smith

Dr. A N Salaam Jennings-Bey
Vice Principal

Amy Chandler
Vice Principal


"Every Day, Everyone,
High Expectations"


416 E. Raynor Ave., 
Syracuse, NY 13202



Main Office: (315) 435-4580
Nurse's Office: (315) 435-4584

DASA Coordinator:
Toni Singleton


8:50 AM-4:00 PM

School News
SCSD Educational Foundation Announces 2016-17 Grant Recipients: The Syracuse City School District Educational Foundation has announced the recipients of more than $53,000 in grant funding for the 2016-17 school year. Thanks to the funding, 20 projects in 14 SCSD schools will now be possible, exposing students to unique activities in science, business, the arts and more.   A few of the projects funded this year include:   An English as a New Language (ENL) lending library at Dr. King Elementary, intended to help raise ENL students’ ... more >>
Improvement in SCSD Schools Recognized by NYS: The State Education Department recently released performance data for SCSD schools in receivership. The data, from the 2015-16 school year, showed all 9 of our receivership schools making Demonstrable Improvement. Notable highlights vary by school but include things like an increase in standardized test performance, decrease in the number of suspensions, increase in graduation rate, drop in the number of serious incidents and more.   Overall, SCSD schools met or exceeded 69 percent of ... more >>
PTO Meeting: Meeting to be held in the large computer lab [A216] .  We will be looking to learn more about the parent access page for the SCSD.  Our thanksgiving dinner plans and current events , volunteer opportunities and much more.   Hope to see you there! PTO meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 9:30,  Learn about the many ways we're working with Dr. King to create progress and keep moving forward,  more >>
Dr. King Giving Thanks Food Drive: Bring your canned goods to school  What:    Collection of canned food & non-perishable items When:   November 1 st – Nov. 18 th Where:   Dr. King Elementary School Front Lobby   Any student who brings in 2-3 cans or dried goods will be eligible for an ice-cream drawing. The class that donates the most can foods or dried goods will win a pizza party!! There will be a labeled box in the front lobby of Dr. King School.  You can send ... more >>
Dr. King Students Enjoy Fruits of Their Labor in Community Garden: Last spring, a group of students at Dr. King Elementary worked together to plant herbs and vegetables in the school’s garden area.   Teacher Julia Yeatts and community volunteers helped the students learn about caring for plants and how to help them grow. This year, students returned to the garden to harvest the fruits of their labor: tomatoes, beans, collards, kale and more!   “You have to be patient for things to grow,” fifth grade student Danasia Lawrence ... more >>

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Receivership Letter and Dr. King Acdemic Goals
Read this informative letter written by Principal Ellis to learn the expections and goals for the 2016/2017 school year.

Receivership letter .pdf.



NYS School Review Report 14/15
Dr.King Art Creations Website
Dr. King DTSDE Report 15/16
Dr. King QR3 Receivership Report 15/16
Dr. King Support Staff
October 2016 Newsletter
Principal Welcome Letter 16-17
VIDEO: Dr. King Pep Rally
VIDEO: Dr. King Urban Garden
VIDEO: Flag Day at Dr. King


5th Grade Supply List
4th Grade Supply List
3rd Grade Supply List
2nd Grade Supply List
1st Grade Supply List
Dr. King Revised Plan
Dr. King Final CET Recommendations
Dr. King School Comprehensive Education Plan
Kindergarten Supply List
Dr. King Q2 Receivership Report
Student Support Services Organizational Chart