Roberts PreK-8 School


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John Devendorf
Vice Principal
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
Elementary Families:
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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.

News & Updates
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).   Students and their families will vote to decide the winning project!   If your child attends Clary, Lincoln, Roberts, Nottingham, Seymour, Bellevue or Corcoran,  please click here to share your feedback !    more >>
Roberts Students Love Literacy Thanks to Student-Led Book Clubs Roberts Students Love Literacy Thanks to Student-Led Book Clubs: Advanced readers at Roberts have been given a special opportunity to further develop their love for literacy: student-directed book clubs!   Fourth graders in Tessa Seymour’s class who read at or above grade level were able to choose from a selection of books to read during their ‘small group block’ time. Based on the book they selected, students broke into groups to begin their reading and discussion.   "I like the book clubs because I’m able to read ... more >>
SCSD to Change Some School Start & Dismissal Times Effective October 25th SCSD to Change Some School Start & Dismissal Times Effective October 25th: October 8, 2021 Dear Syracuse City School District Families, Since the start of the school year, First Student, which provides transportation services for Syracuse City School District students in grades K-8, has been unable to maintain a sufficient number of bus drivers to adequately service the number of bus routes for our students. First Student has gone through an aggressive recruiting campaign to try to attract new drivers by offering increased wages and sign on bonuses; however, ... more >>
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 >>

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