Syracuse Latin Elementary School


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Kelly Manard
Vice Principal
Krista Hunter
DASA Coordinators
Krista Hunter
Jennifer Christie
Main Office
(315) 435-4606
Fax: (315) 435-6552
School Address 
345 Jamesville Ave. |
Syracuse, NY 13210
School Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Syracuse Latin School




The vision of The Syracuse Latin School is to celebrate learning by providing an academically rigorous curriculum with a focus on leadership, citizenship and intellectual growth.

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School News
Food in School Policy Reminder Food in School Policy Reminder: Dear Syracuse Latin Families, Birthday celebrations are an exciting part of any child’s life! We have adopted a policy of NON-FOOD birthday celebrations. This will assist our teachers in keeping ALL students safe from allergens and ensure all students are included in celebrating their birthdays. You should contact your child’s teacher for various ideas for non-food birthday celebration ideas. We have provided a few ideas below. Pencils / Fun Erasers Stickers Small ... more >>
Back to School Parent Engagement Tips Back to School Parent Engagement Tips: Welcome to the 2018-19 school year! As we work together in Building Our Future and helping to prepare our students for #SCSDSuccess, our families play a critical role. Here are some helpful tips from our school teachers and administrators on how parents and guardians can best become active partners in their children’s education.   TIP 1: Email is key when communicating with teachers Since many teachers don’t have telephones in their classrooms, the best way for parents  ... more >>
Do You Have Back to School Questions? #SCSDCares Do You Have Back to School Questions? #SCSDCares: WE ARE EXCITED TO WELCOME OUR STUDENTS & STAFF BACK TO SCHOOL FOR THE 2018 - 19 SCHOOL YEAR! As with any new beginning, a new school year comes with questions and unknowns. To serve as a resource for families, several Syracuse City School District departments and offices have compiled their most frequently asked questions - with answers - relating to the back-to-school season. Please see below for these questions, separated by department. If you have ... more >>
Syracuse Latin Spanish Lunch Club Expands Students' Cultural Knowledge Syracuse Latin Spanish Lunch Club Expands Students' Cultural Knowledge: Twice a week, a group of Syracuse Latin students chooses to gather in Spanish teacher Serena Castiglione’s classroom for a Spanish Lunch Club.   There, they reinforce vocabulary that they learn in their regular Spanish class, while taking a more cultural focus in learning about Spanish food, music and more.   “Learning languages at this age is so important,” Spanish teacher Serena Castiglione explained. “They just absorb it. Sometimes they’re just ... more >>
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 >>

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Important Announcements

Reminders Regarding Arrival Time
This is a reminder that arrival time at the Hughes Place entrance is from 8:45am – 9:05am (doors open at 8:40am on days in which the weather is poor).

Beyond 9:05am, our school has a SINGLE POINT OF ENTRY, which is the Main Entrance located at the Jamesville Ave parking lot. We do not allow staff to open the Hughes Place door to visitors beyond 9:05am and parents should not hold doors open and allow others in behind them. Additionally, only Pre-K parents are permitted to walk students directly to class as they are required to sign-in / sign-out at the classroom. All other parents, family members, guests, etc. must report directly to the main office upon entering the building.

Please help ensure the safety of our students and staff by adhering to these policies!

Save the Date(s)!
*After-School Program Begins (10/15)
*No School for Students (10/30)
*November 5th - 9th - Scholastic Book Fair in Library
*November 6th - No School for Parent Teacher Conferences
*November 12th - No School for Veterans' Day

YMCA Before & After School Child Care
Register now for 2018-19 before and after school care, provided by the YMCA at Syracuse Latin.

Our program is flexible around your schedule: register for 2, 3, 4 or 5 days per week, AM (7 - 9 am) or PM (Dismissal to 6 pm) or both! 

Children registered for 5 days get a FREE youth membership with the ability to upgrade to a family membership. 

For more information on cost and programming, please call Liz Horne at (315) 474-6851 ext. 315 or email


Syracuse Latin Support Staff


'18-'19 School Handbook
NYS School Physical Form 2018-2019
5th Grade Supply List
4th Grade Supply List
3rd Grade Supply List
2nd Grade Supply List
1st Grade Supply List
Kindergarten Supply List
Climate Survey Results / Feedback
Personalized Learning Implementation Plan
Syracuse Latin Information Session '18-'19
Important Arrival & Dismissal Procedures
DTSE Review '17-'18