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. Martin Luther King Celebration: more >>
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 >>
SCSD Schools Begin Transition to Opportunity Culture Model: As part of a Districtwide strategy to provide more time for teacher collaboration, a focus on excellent teaching and an overall positive change in school culture, SCSD schools are transitioning to an Opportunity Culture staffing solution.   In its second year at Bellevue, Clary, Grant and Seymour and its first year at Franklin, Huntington, Lincoln and Meachem, the model will begin in 2016-2017 at Danforth, Dr. King, Frazer, Henninger, HW Smith, Nottingham, Van Duyn and Westside Academy ... more >>
SCSD Schools Celebrate Black History Month in Exciting, Unique Ways: Each day for a week, Roberts students got a unique look at notable African Americans from the past through a Living History activity. After selecting an individual to research at home, teachers selected a few students to get in character and visit other classrooms throughout the school to talk about what they learned—as if they were that person!   Hank Aaron visited (complete with his baseball glove), President Obama and Michelle Obama visited (accompanied by Secret Service, of course), ... 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