Hughes Elementary
Dr. Robert DiFlorio


Krista Hunter
Vice Principal

DASA Coordinators:

Krista Hunter
Shonette Harper

Contact Information:

Main Office: (315) 435-4404

School Address:

345 Jamesville Avenue
Syracuse, New York 13210

School Hours:

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM


Hughes School Vision Statement

Our vision is to create an elementary school highly regarded for its academic excellence by producing major gains in student achievement through collaboration between staff, parents, and students in a safe nurturing environment, which fosters the development of responsible, caring citizens to become lifelong learners who are college and career ready.

Student Friendly Vision:

To become the most improved elementary school in the Syracuse City School District.

School News
SCSD Students Become Avid Readers Thanks to Mayor’s Summer Reading Challenge SCSD Students Become Avid Readers Thanks to Mayor’s Summer Reading Challenge: As part of the Mayor’s Summer Reading Challenge, SCSD students were tasked with reading as much as they could this summer. Their minutes spent reading were tallied, and Mayor Miner visited classrooms with the most minutes read at each school building to present students with a bookmark, sunglasses and a cake.   “I like reading big chapter books,” LeMoyne summer school student Debora Yangwa, now a 6 th grader at Grant Middle School, said. “Reading helps my fluency ... more >>
Student Climate Survey Student Climate Survey: more >>
New York State Assessments in April New York State Assessments in April: Our students have been working hard all year with their learning.  They will be ready to do their best on the New York State Assessments in April.  The New York State Assessments in ELA for grades 3-5 will be administered April 5 th through the 7 th .  The Math Assessments for grade 3-5 are April 13 th through the 15 th .   The New York State Assessments help to prepare our students for college and careers.  The assessments provide objective information about ... more >>
Hughes Students Particpate in All City! Hughes Students Particpate in All City!: Fifth grade students Chauntira Kitchens, Angel Mensah, and Jade Jones earned the opportunity to participate in the All City Instrumental performances at Nottingham High School on February 6th. We are incredibly proud of their talent! more >>
Students Teaching Students! Students Teaching Students!: With the help of band teacher, Ms. Kirsch, our students have been helping each other learn how to play their instruments during their weekly band lessons. Fifth grader Mikaila Johnson can be seen helping fourth grader Imani Trotman in the included image. It's always a wonderful experience to see our students working together and helping each other succeed! more >>

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Important Information

'16-'17 School Handbook
Hughes Support Staff
NYS School Review Report


5th Grade Supply List