Clary Middle School


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Lisa Costanzo
Vice Principals
Jason Rutkey
Jonathan Hawa
DASA Coordinators
Jason Rutkey 
Lindsey Baracco 
School Hours
7:45 AM - 2:15 PM
100 Amidon Drive 
Syracuse, NY 13205
Main Office
(315) 435-4411
Nurse's Office
(315) 435-4053
Guidance Office
(315) 435-5177





                   Leap into your potential;
                   you've got this,
                   PAWS down!

Clary Middle School Mission Statement

At Clary Middle School, we promote intercultural understanding and build inquiring, knowledgeable young minds.  Clary Middle School students are active, honest, compassionate, life-long learners preparing for high school, college, careers and beyond, in order to compete in an ever-changing global society.
Our Vision

At Clary Middle School, we prepare and inspire all students to identify their unique path in order to achieve their greatest potential. Students, please remember to be Safe, Responsible and Respectful.

Core Beliefs and Commitments

All students can learn and achieve at high levels.
Teachers have the greatest impact on student achievement.
Positive, supportive cultures are created by the actions of each of us and are essential to teaching and learning.
News & Updates
SCSD Middle School Students Practice Civic Engagement with School Elections SCSD Middle School Students Practice Civic Engagement with School Elections: In New York State, you must be 18 to vote in an election; but SCSD middle school students had unique opportunities to get a head start on this important civic rite-of-passage… with student elections in their school buildings!   This election season, Clary Middle School students were invited to participate in their school’s first gubernatorial election. Leading up to election day, students from every grade level learned about the candidates for Governor of New York State in ... more >>
Receivership Hearings Scheduled for Clary & Lincoln Middle Schools Receivership Hearings Scheduled for Clary & Lincoln Middle Schools: School Receivership Information Sessions have been announced for Clary Middle School and Lincoln Middle School. Attending these meetings will help families better understand how receivership will impact the operation of their child’s school and will allow families to ask any questions they may have.   The meeting a Lincoln will be held on Thursday, October 13 th at 5:00 pm in the school cafeteria (1613 James Street).   The meeting at Clary will be held on Tuesday, October ... more >>
Share Your Feedback: How Should Your School Spend $5,000? Share Your Feedback: How Should Your School Spend $5,000?: The Syracuse City School District has awarded $5,000 for Bellevue, Clary, Corcoran, Henninger, Nottingham, PSLA, and Seymour to spend through Participatory Budgeting (PB)!   Please join us to learn what PB is and share your project ideas. Students and families will vote to decide the winning project for each school. See below for each school’s meeting information.   October 5 – Bellevue – 5 pm (Cafeteria) October 6 – Nottingham – 6 pm (Lower ... more >>
Students Develop Writing Skills at Summer Writing Camp Students Develop Writing Skills at Summer Writing Camp: What’s a chore you do at home that you absolutely hate? What would you rather spend your time doing?   This was one of the daily writing prompts that students in this summer’s Writing Camp pondered as they started their day.   About 15 students from across the SCSD gathered at PSLA at Fowler for a four-week Writing Camp, starting their day with a free write and then examining narrative poems, newspaper stories and more, all through hands-on lessons.   “I ... more >>
Clary 2022-2023 Supply List Clary 2022-2023 Supply List: Below is a School Supply List for the 2022-2023 school year. We are requesting that parents purchase the following supplies for all students attending Clary Middle School for the 2022-2023 school year.   White lined paper Pencils Pens (blue/black)   One 3 inch, 3 Ring Binder Pocket Folders Highlighters Markers Three-hole zipper pouch to hold pens, pencils, etc. ... more >>

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Panorama Survey
Students please use the link below to complete the Panorama Survey. Use your Student ID when it asks for your Access Code. Thank you.

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) 435-4411 and ask to speak with a Social Worker for more information and assistance.

Upcoming Vaccine Clinics
Covid-19 vaccines and boosters. Flu Vaccines. 
If you are getting a Covid shot, don't forget your vaccination card!

Wednesday Oct. 19th @ Bellevue Elementary, 4pm-7pm
Friday Oct. 21st @ Franklin Elementary, 3pm-6pm
Friday Oct. 28th @ HW Smith, 3pm-6pm
Friday Oct. 4th @ PSLA at Fowler, 3pm-6pm

Clary Links

Clary Document Hub
Mrs. Pena's Music Assignment
Peaceful Schools
Panorama Survey


2021-22 Receivership Final Report and 2022-23 Continuation Plan