Salem Hyde Elementary


Rick Ballenger
Vice Principal

DASA Coordinators:

Rick Ballenger
Eileen O'Hara

Contact Information:

Main Office: (315) 435-4570
Nurse's Office: (315) 435-4951

School Address:

450 Durston Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13203

School Hours:

9:00 AM-3:00 PM


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School News
Please Join Us for a Family Discussion!: You are cordially invited to dinner and a discussion with staff from the Office of Student Support Services, Office of Family Engagement and the Chief Ombuds Officer. The discussions will be guided by a series of questions about student support, discipline, the Code of Conduct,  and school climate and culture. All feedback from families and students will be recorded by table facilitators.   All families are invited to attend ANY of the sessions regardless of where your child attends ... more >>
Salem Hyde Students Create Interdisciplinary Ceramic Tile Mural: For the third year running, Salem Hyde fifth graders have the opportunity to become a lasting part of their school by creating a tile mural, thanks to a grant funded by the SCSD Educational Foundation.   “The tile relief process is the same each year, but the theme is different,” Art teacher Joe Foster explained. “They really look forward to it. They’ve been asking me since they were 4 th graders if they can make a mural… they really get a lot out of it. ... more >>
Read Across Salem Hyde and March Madness!: more >>
Literacy Corps Helps SCSD Students Improve Reading, Writing Skills: “Don’t be shy… just sound it out!”   Elizabeth Salter is a freshman English major at Syracuse University. Three days a week, she works at Franklin Elementary to help third and fourth grade students develop their reading and writing skills.   At Franklin, Elizabeth and three other tutors rotate through first through fifth grade classrooms, depending on their availability and where the school has the highest need.   “They start to depend on ... more >>
SCSD Students Celebrate Navy Week with Concerts, Dive Tank and More: In celebration of Navy Week, SCSD students at Danforth, HW Smith, Grant, Salem Hyde, Bellevue, PSLA at Fowler, Frazer and Corcoran enjoyed special festivities, intended to help them learn about the Navy and the many ways in which its members protect America.   From demonstrations in a Navy Diving Tank and by Navy Ordnance Disposal teams to Navy Band musical performances to Navy simulators and interactive displays and even a visit from a Real Admiral, students of all ages got a glimpse ... more >>

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