About

Community

ϳԹ has a long history of providing an excellent educational environment for nearly 6,700 students, of which 84 percent pursue higher education. The district offers a wide range of programs and services, including honors and Advanced Placement courses, cutting-edge technology, a highly respected special education program and numerous extracurricular activities.

Committed to preserving its high standards and strong curriculum, ϳԹ maintains active relationships with many local colleges and universities including Syracuse University, SUNY Cortland, SUNY Oswego, SUNY ESF, Le Moyne College, Rochester Institute of Technology, Onondaga Community College and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. Students have the opportunity to earn both high school and college credit in a variety of subjects.

Points of Pride

  • Outstanding academic programs that include Advanced Placement courses in all areas of study
  • Exceptional music program that has been recognized by the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation as one of the Best Communities for Music Education nine times
  • Outstanding performing and visual arts programs
  • Adventures in the Arts program and Summer Arts Academy
  • Competitive, successful athletic programs - athletic teams have won 172 league championships, 111 sectional championships and 29 regional championships.
  • Sixteen teams have been ranked #1 in New York State and 15 teams have been ranked nationally.
  • An extensive and diverse electives program
  • Regionally acclaimed robotics team that has received the Regional Champion Award four times 
  • Journalism program that distinguishes itself annually during a regional student newspaper competition at the Syracuse University
  • A site-based, student-run credit union

Schools

Our District includes eight elementary schools, four middle schools and one high school:

South Quadrant Village Quadrant Central quadrant North Quadrant HIgh School
Donlin Drive Elementary (K-2) Long Branch Elementary (K-2) Elmcrest Elementary (K-2) Willow Field Elementary (K-2) ϳԹ (9-12)
Chestnut Hill Elementary (3-5) ϳԹ Elementary (3-5) Morgan Road Elementary (3-5) Soule Road Elementary (3-5) PRE-K
Chestnut Hill Middle (6-8) ϳԹ Middle (6-8) Morgan Road Middle (6-8) Soule Road Middle (6-8) Multiple Community Partners

Average Class Size

Kindergarten-Grade 2: 20
Grades 3-5: 22
Grades 6-8: 22
Grades 9-12: 25

Number of Students*

Kindergarten - Grade 2: 1490
Grade 3-5: 1522
Grade 6-8: 1580
High School: 2034
Out of District: 159
Total: 6785

* As of June 2023