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Elementary Students Read to Win Mayor's Summer Reading Challenge: Students from 11 SCSD elementary schools became bookworms this summer as they participated in Mayor Miner’s All Stars Summer Reading Challenge.   Kindergarten through fifth graders at Bellevue, Dr. King, Dr. Weeks, Frazer, Hughes, Huntington, H.W. Smith, LeMoyne, McKinley-Brighton, Seymour ... more >>
Summer Vex Robotics Competition Expands: Nottingham technology teacher Bryan English said the SCSD started a Vex summer camp four years ago due to a high demand for the program. This year, the two-week camp saw the highest number of participants yet—with close to 40 students from eight SCSD middle and high schools taking part!   ... more >>
Food & Nutrition Program Starts Fresh With New Offerings: One of the most important ways we can help our children perform better academically is to provide them with the nutrition necessary for the healthy growth of their minds and bodies.   Since 2000-2001, the SCSD has been offering free breakfast; in 2012-2013, lunch and an after school snack ... more >>
SCSD Superintendent Contreras Invited to White House Summit: Syracuse City School District Superintendent Sharon Contreras was invited to participate in the White House Summit on Supportive School Climate and Discipline.  Dr. Contreras requested that Syracuse Teacher’s Association President Kevin Ahern and Henninger High School Principal Robert DiFlorio ... more >>
Parent University Provides Greater Opportunity for Family Involvement: Do you want to help prepare your child for standardized tests? Perhaps you would like to ensure your child’s college and career readiness? Attend a Naviance Parent Workshop hosted by Parent University.   Are you interested in learning about health and safety issues, helping your child ... more >>
2015-16 After-School Applications Now Available: After-School Programs are dynamic extensions of learning that help prepare students to graduate as responsible, active citizens ready for success in college and careers.  The Syracuse City School District is proud to offer opportunities for academic instruction, project-based learning and a broad ... more >>
C4E Hearing Scheduled for August 5th: The Syracuse City School District will be holding the annual public hearing on the 2015-16 Contract for Excellence on Wednesday, August 5 th from 5:00-6:00. The hearing will take place in the Board of Education Board Room at 725 Harrison Street. The Contract for Excellence narratives, school standings ... more >>
Underwater Robotics Camp Helps Students Hone STEM Skills: Fifteen sixth through eighth graders took part in an underwater robotics camp this summer at Danforth Middle School. Because of a high demand for the program, students from Clary were also able to participate this year.   Next year, organizers are hoping to expand the underwater robotics program ... more >>
SCSD Health Program Provides Holistic Approach to Student Wellness: From kindergarten through high school, students experience a variety of health and developmental issues requiring medical care. At several Syracuse City schools, however, that care is more accessible than ever.   Thanks to a partnership with the Syracuse Community Health Center, students in ... more >>
SCSD Alumni Profile: Fowler Alumnus George Thatvihane: For George Thatvihane, giving the address to the Class of 2015 at the Fowler High School graduation ceremony seemed surreal. As he looked out at the audience of graduates, he thought, “These ‘kids’ are not much younger than me. Why should they take this guy seriously?” ... more >>
SCSD Partners with SUNY Oswego to Offer TESOL Certification: With more than 15 percent of students in the Syracuse City School District designated as limited English proficient, district staff is constantly on the lookout for ways to ensure that this population is receiving the most effective instruction.   “There is a tremendous need nationwide ... more >>
Changes in Immunization Requirements for 2015-2016 School Year: The New York State Department of Health has issued new immunization regulations for the 2015-2016 school year.   Parents, please note that all students must have proper immunizations to begin the school year. If your child has not received the immunizations or required doses listed below, please ... more >>
Attention SCSD Alumni: 2016 Directory Project is Underway: All alumni of Syracuse City School District schools are encouraged to provide or update their contact information for the 2016 Syracuse City School District Alumni Directory.   Compiled by Harris Connect and funded by the SCSD Educational Foundation, the directory will be a reference for ... more >>
SCSD Announces Public Data Dashboard: The Syracuse City School District is pleased to announce the launch of a new Data Dashboard .  This new online tool provides you with the access to monitor the district’s progress as well as that of our individual schools.  Click  here  to reveal the most current statistics ... more >>
Superintendent Contreras Invites You to Join Her Summer Book Club: Superintendent Sharon Contreras is hosting a Summer Book Club this July and August for SCSD parents and teachers. The book club will meet at the Syracuse City School District Professional Development Center (1005 W. Fayette St) from 1:00-2:00 PM on July 20th and August 17th. The book for the first ... more >>
Summer Programs at SCSD to Begin Soon, Still Time to Register Your Child: Summer Programs at SCSD to Begin Soon, Still Time to Register Your Child Summer programs for all Syracuse City School District children are set to begin in the first week of July. There is still time to register your child for one of these age appropriate summer programs with the Syracuse City ... more >>
Webster Students Examine Water Quality through Save the Rain Program: Four 3rd grade classes from Webster Elementary visited Elmwood Park as part of the Baltimore Woods “Save the Rain” program. The students learned about green infrastructure and benthic aquatic invertebrates, and then trudged through the park’s stream to put their lessons to the test. ... more >>
Ed Smith Students Learn How to 'Lead with Safety' with National Grid: “Ew! It smells like sewer!” a student exclaimed as he caught a scent of natural gas.   At a “Leading with Safety” demonstration by National Grid, fourth and fifth grade students at Ed Smith School learned about electricity and gas safety. Intended to help prevent shock ... more >>
Practical Nursing Program Graduates Class of 2015: Students in the Sidney Johnson Vocational Center’s Practical Nursing Program have now graduated, officially honoring them as members of the Class of 2015!   In a graduation festivities held at Fowler High School, the 18 graduates participated in a ceremony led by Mistress of Ceremony ... more >>
SCSD Students Hit the Road in Annual Soap Box Derby: Students from Lincoln, Henninger, PSLA, Fowler and Salem Hyde took part in the annual Syracuse Soap Box Derby, a car race that teaches them team work, sportsmanship, problem-solving, patience, perseverance and physics!   Drivers modified cars the cars that were purchased by the SCSD Educational ... more >>

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Bellevue Elementary School
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Delaware Primary
Dr King Elementary School
Dr Weeks Elementary School
Ed Smith
Expeditionary Learning School
Fowler High School
Franklin Elementary School
Frazer K-8 School
Grant Middle School
Henninger High School
Hughes Middle School
Huntington K-8 School
HW Smith K-8 School
Johnson Center / Adult Education
LeMoyne Elementary School
Lincoln Middle School
McCarthy at Beard
McKinley-Brighton Elementary School
Meachem Elementary School
Nottingham High School
Porter Elementary School
Roberts preK-8 School
Salem Hyde Elementary School
Seymour Dual Language Academy
Syracuse Latin
Van Duyn Elementary School
Westside Academy at Blodgett
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Sharon L. Contreras, Ph.D.
Superintendent Of Schools

Central Offices
725 Harrison Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

Phone: 315.435.4499

High Schools
Institute of Technology at Central
PSLA @ Fowler

Alternative Education Programs
Johnson Center/Adult Education
McCarthy @ Beard
MS Program @ Phoenix Ctr.

Middle & K-8 Schools
Clary Middle School
Ed Smith Pre-K-8 School
Expeditionary Learning Middle School
Grant Middle School
Huntington Pre-K-8 School
HW Smith Pre-K-8 School
Lincoln Middle School
Roberts Pre-K-8 School

Elementary Schools
Delaware Elementary School
Delaware Primary
Dr. King Elementary School
Dr. Weeks Elementary School
Franklin Elementary School
Hughes Elementary School
LeMoyne Elementary School
McKinley-Brighton Elementary School
Meachem Elementary School
Salem Hyde Elementary School
Syracuse Latin
Webster Elementary School

Innovation Zone Schools
Bellevue Elementary School
Danforth Middle School
Frazer K-8 School
Porter Elementary School
Seymour Dual Language Academy
Van Duyn Elementary School
Westside Academy at Blodgett

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