Dr. King Elementary


Dr. A N Salaam Jennings-Bey
Vice Principal

Amy Chandler
Vice Principal

DASA Coordinators:

Toni Singleton


"Every Day, Everyone,
High Expectations"

Contact Information:

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

School Address:

416 E. Raynor Ave., 
Syracuse, NY 13202

School Hours:

8:50 AM-4:00 PM

School News
Dr. King ‘Lending Library’ Helps ENL Students Improve Literacy: With 91 Dr. King students – about 20 percent of the student body – receiving English as a New Language (ENL) services, ENL teacher Julia Schooler knew there was a need to make a home-school connection to help these students improve their English proficiency.   As the result of a grant funded by the SCSD Educational Foundation, Ms. Schooler was able to purchase a collection of books specifically for this group of ENL students. While the school library allows students to check ... more >>
Peace Awards honoring Dr. ML King: Pictured here are Ms. Ellis and  Ms. Singleton congratulating the winners of the Dr. King Peace awards. Students were nominated by their teachers because they portray the peaceful way of Dr. Martin Luther King every day.  We are so proud of these student peace winners.  Along with these awards Dr. King invited speakers from the community to express the faith and knowledge that if we live Dr. ML King's dream, we will succeed. Among the guests, Lazurus Sims, Helen Hudson and Khalid ... more >>
National African American Read-In: Dr. King recently hosted an African American-Read- In.  Many local Black Americans volunteereed to read to the students at Dr. King.  This brought in readers in every class reading books by African American writers.  The students were engaged and listen respectively to these readings.  This event is one that is greatly anticipated each year by students and staff as well as the many readers.  The gift of bringing words of these famous writers and their stories is second ... more >>
Black History Door Decorating: On behalf of the students, families, front office and Admin. staff, we are pleased to share with you “ Job Well Done! “  The judges shared that your doors were informative, strong and proud! Your efforts respectively are commendable and for that I personally thank each of you who participated in the King Black History Door Decorating Contest .   While I would like to crown everybody a winner, our (8) ... more >>
Open Door Community Dinner: O pen D oor C ommunity.  Come and hear speakers and slide show.  Come and see your friends and meet new ones.  Come for good food and FUN!   Come and ENJOY!      Sign up so we know how many to expect!  Thank You!!   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