STEAM at Dr. King Elementary School


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Kuricheses Alexander
Vice Principal
Andrew Davis
Priscilla Newby
DASA Coordinators
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Main Office 
(315) 435-4580
Nurse's Office
(315) 435-4584
School Address
416 E. Raynor Ave. |
Syracuse, NY 13202




Welcome back STEAM at Dr. King Families.

Just a reminder that our school hours will be from 8:00am to 2:00 for the 21-22 school year.

Please make sure to review your STEAM Parent Handbook for FAQ.

Empower students to make a positive impact in their classroom, school, and community.

We believe that education is the lifeline in growing our students to become the leaders of tomorrow. We will achieve our vision by doing the following:
  • Creating and maintaining a positive and nurturing environment where students feel loved, seen, valued, heard, supported, appreciated, celebrated and respected
  • Engaging students in relevant and meaningful learning opportunities
  • Empower students to use their voice by giving them multiple opportunities to answer and ask questions and to dialogue with their peers 
  • Providing learning opportunities that are hands-on, require students to investigate and solve problems, and require students to take ownership of their learning

This Location offers School-Based Health

FREE medical, dental & mental health care for students

Click here to learn about School-Based-Health
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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 >>
Elementary Students are Inspired by Diversity Thanks to Multicultural Libraries Elementary Students are Inspired by Diversity Thanks to Multicultural Libraries: “Look, Ms. Shaw… it’s me!” A Dr. Weeks student, grinning in her blue Hijab, held up The Proudest Blue – a book written by Ibtihaj Muhammad and S.K Ali and illustrated by Hatem Aly. The cover showed a striking resemblance: a young Somali girl wearing a blue Hijab.   “Students are begging to take the books home to show their siblings,” Dr. Weeks English as a New Language (ENL) teacher Madison Shaw shared. “This particular student was ... more >>
Now Parents can Track their child's SCSD Transportation. Now Parents can Track their child's SCSD Transportation.: *New information for Parents* Now you can Track your child's SCSD Transportation. Dear Huntington Families, The Syracuse City School District [SCSD] has launched a new transportation App called "FirstView" for families to be able to view their child’s transportation information and receive text notifications.  Below are instructions for you to follow to download the App to your mobile device, laptop, tablet, or I-Pad. * Important * Before downloading ... more >>
STEAM at Dr. King Students Learn By Doing STEAM at Dr. King Students Learn By Doing: Thanks to video lessons from WCNY and creative lessons planned by kindergarten teacher Ms. Kreinheder, STEAM at Dr. King students have been engaging in hands-on science learning!   While studying solids and liquids in science, students watched a video from WCNY that gave an introduction to the concepts. Then, in class, the students talked about mixing solids with liquids and predicting what would happen. By using a Ziplock bag and Skittles, students drew a picture to predict what would ... more >>

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