Roberts PreK-8 School


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John Devendorf
Vice Principals
Kevin Murphy
Lessie Williams
DASA Coordinators
Leigh Sexton
Main Office 
(315) 435-4635
Nurse's Office
(315) 435-5851
Guidance Office
(315) 435-4635
School Address 
715 Glenwood Ave. | Syracuse, NY 13207
School Hours (Elementary)
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

School Hours (Middle)
8:15 AM - 3:00 PM

Kindergarten Orientation: September 1, 2021 at 3:30pm

Link to Virtual Kindergarten Orientation

Middle School Orientation: September 1, 2021 at 6:00pm

Link to Virtual Middle School Orientation


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Roberts School

The Roberts Way

Today I am respectful, responsible, safe, and ready to learn. I will follow The Roberts Way to have a successful day!

The Roberts School Vision

Roberts School is an inclusive community of learners working together through inquiry, discovery, and effort to experience a variety of opportunities and build skills leading to success individually and collectively in an ever-changing world.

We believe that: Together Our Differences Make Us Great!

The Roberts School Mission

To provide the students of Roberts School with a high-quality education that will produce inquiring, knowledgeable, active citizens and leaders from our diverse community while developing lifelong learners, positive relationships and creating a culture of pride, respect, caring, compassion, and social responsibility.


Student and Family Supports are Available! 

The SCSD has many academic, social, emotional and mental health supports available to students. School social workers can help connect you and your child to in school and/or out of school supports that meet your needs. Please call us at (315) 435-4635 and ask to speak with a Social Worker for more information and assistance.

School News
K-8 Students Will Learn Career Readiness Skills, Thanks to Smart Start Professional Development K-8 Students Will Learn Career Readiness Skills, Thanks to Smart Start Professional Development: Elementary and middle school students across the Syracuse City School District will have a renewed focus on career readiness skills, computer science and digital literacy this year… all thanks to a Smart Start professional development course offered to their teachers over the summer!   125 SCSD kindergarten through 8 th grade teachers participated in a three-day virtual event and a four-day in person “externship” this summer; and they will enjoy ongoing mentoring throughout ... more >>
Roberts Students Showcase STEM Skills in NASA Challenge Roberts Students Showcase STEM Skills in NASA Challenge: What’s the best design for a parachute to land a spacecraft on Mars?    Three fifth graders from Roberts – Aubrey Haggerty, Essence Fry and Avery Sauer – have some ideas. Through the U.S. Department of Education’s Nita M. Lowey 21 st Century Community Learning Centers (21 st CCLC) Grant Program, and in collaboration with NASA scientists and engineers, the students chose to answer this question by using the engineering design process.   As part of ... more >>
Join Us For a Participatory Budget Virtual Community Meeting! Join Us For a Participatory Budget Virtual Community Meeting!: The Syracuse City School District has awarded $5,000 for several school communities to spend through Participatory Budgeting (PB).   Please join us to learn what PB is and share your project ideas. Students and their families will vote to decide the winning project!   See below for dates, times and registration links.     25-Jan Monday 5:00-7:00 PM Clary Middle School ... more >>
Building Men Program Overview & Sign Up Information Building Men Program Overview & Sign Up Information: September 2020 Dear Parents/Guardians,   We hope this letter comes to you in good health and spirits.  This current pandemic has taught us all the power of flexibility and patience.  With that in mind, we are excited to offer our Fall 2020 Virtual Building Men Mentoring Program (BM Mentoring 2020).                         Our Fall 2020 Virtual Building ... more >>
Roberts Students Attend NYS Youth and Government Conference Roberts Students Attend NYS Youth and Government Conference: Two dozen middle school students from Roberts were recently invited to attend the YMCA New York State Youth and Government Conference in Albany. The three-day conference allowed students to participate directly in a simulation of the State’s democratic process, along with about 300 students from across New York State! Acting as Senators and Assembly Members, students were able to author their own bills and present them in front of committees before facing the student-comprised Assembly. ... more >>

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2021-22 Roberts School Comprehensive Education Plan (SCEP)
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4th Grade Supply List
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