Van Duyn Elementary School

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Eva Williams
Vice Principal
Dr. Reba Hodge
DASA Coordinators
Dr. Reba Hodge
Molly Phelps
School Address 
401 Loomis Ave. |
Syracuse, NY 13207
Main Office
(315) 435-4660
Attendance Office
(315) 435-4660
Nurse's Office
(315) 435-4618
School Hours 
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Need help using our digital tools?

Click HERE to go to our Van Duyn Tech Help Page

Click HERE to book an appointment with a librarian.

Click HERE to view our Family Learning Hub for Virtual Learning


Student and Staff Covid 19 Testing at Van Duyn on Monday November 23rd. Please Register at

The Syracuse City School District is located in the “Yellow Zone” and as such we need 20% of Van Duyn’s staff and students scheduled to be in the building on Monday, November 23, 2020 to register and be tested.   As a District we need to test 20% of our total number of staff and students in each building in order to remain open. Please click on the link to register for your appointment. Appointment times will be in the afternoon. For more information about the test please visit our SCSD main website and click Covid 19 information. 

The Scholastic Book Fair is Coming to Van Duyn (Nov 30- Dec 4th)

Our In Person Book Fair will run from November 30th- December 4th. All Hybrid Students will have a chance to shop the fair during school hours. All students are encouraged to visit our Online Book Fair. The online book fair is open from Nov 25th- Dec 8th. All purchases will go to our schools. Visit  to view our book fair and purchase books online.





School News
Orange Zone Testing to Begin Monday, November 30th Orange Zone Testing to Begin Monday, November 30th: All of the schools in the Syracuse City School District with the exception of Roberts PK-8 and Corcoran High School are in the New York State Orange Zone.  All students and staff in all schools, except Roberts and Corcoran must be take a COVID-19 test and test negative in order to attend school in person.  The County Health Department will be administering mandatory testing at nine of our schools allowing them to open for in person instruction on Monday, November 30th.  The testing ... more >>
Tech Help for 2020-2021 School Year Tech Help for 2020-2021 School Year: Hello! I'm Mrs. Kailer These are some videos that might help you with your virtual learning! Remember if you are still having trouble you can always book an appointment with a librarian , call the school, or email me at   VAN DUYN TECH PADLET - All your How Tos for tech issues How to Log into Clever ... more >>
Welcome Back Drive Thru! Welcome Back Drive Thru!: more >>
Supply List 2020-2021 Supply List 2020-2021: Van Duyn Supply Lists 2020-2021 more >>
Looking Ahead: Click Here to Fill Out the Reopening Questionnaire Looking Ahead: Click Here to Fill Out the Reopening Questionnaire: Click Here to Fill Out the Questionnaire As parents, it is your decision to have your PK-8th grade child have 100% virtual learning and not attend school in person. In an effort to best understand your plans for your child, we ask that you fill out this questionnaire and let us know what you plan to do this fall. We have proposed a hybrid educational model for the 2020-21 school year.  We feel this will allow us to open the school year in the safest way possible for all students, ... more >>

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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) 435-4660 and ask to speak with a Social Worker for more information and assistance.


Websites for Learning at Home

Important Documents

Van Duyn ES DTSDE Report