Lackawanna Public Schools

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    OUR VISION
    To educate and support all of our students in meeting or exceeding the New York State Learning Standards necessary to graduate from the Lackawanna City School District and to become contributing members of the community.
     
    OUR MISSION

    All Faculty and Staff of the Lackawanna City School District will implement and continually refine a well-defined standards-based curriculum which is culturally responsive to the needs of all students in order to develop their academic knowledge and skills, educational and career pursuits, lifelong learning and social responsibility.
     

Announcements

  • TRANSPORTATION REQUEST DEADLINE IS APRIL 1

    Residents requesting transportation for their children to non-public or charter schools for the 2018-2019 school year must do so in writing by April 1, 2018.

    Transportation Service Request forms are available on the Transportation Office page or may be obtained at the Transportation Department. Residency must be verified by the District before services can be provided. Please call the Registration Office at 821-5610, ext. 7703 if the residency for your child has not already been verified or if your child will be attending a new school.

    Service cannot be extended to those who do not submit a transportation service request by April 1. Requests may be sent to: Lackawanna City School District Transportation Department, 245 South Shore Boulevard, Lackawanna, NY 14218.

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  • NEW PHYSICAL GUIDELINES

    Starting in the 2018-19 school year, physicals will be required for students in pre-kindergarten / kindergarten and grades 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 and 11. This is in addition to any new students entering the district.

    Please note these grades are different from previous years! It is not too early to call your doctor and schedule an appointment.

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  • NEW TELEPHONE NUMBER

    As a result of a vendor change in phone services, the district has moved forward with a new main phone number for incoming calls. The new number is (716) 821-5610.

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  • UNIVERSAL PRE-KINDERGARTEN (UPK) REGISTRATION

    The UPK Program is for children who are four years old on or before Dec. 1, 2018. Our UPK Program is located at Truman Elementary School. Please visit our UPK webpage for more information or download our UPK flyer.

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  • JOB POSTINGS

    View complete details about current postings within the Lackawanna City School District.

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  • FLUCTUATING BUILDING TEMPS

    Upgrades to the existing building control system may result in fluctuating building tempteratures. The District advises parents to send their students to school with sweaters or long-sleeved shirts. Learn more by viewing a letter from the superintendent.

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  • EXTENDED SCHOOL DAY PROGRAM AVAILABLE AT MIDDLE SCHOOL

    Lackawanna Middle School and the YWCA have partnered together to offer Lackawanna Middle School students a FREE Extended School Day. Program hours are 2:04-4:34 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. The staff works together to provide engaging activities and enrichment programs offered during afterschool hours that focus on four themes: Health and Wellness, Leader in Me, Science Academy and Artists’ Academy.

    View more information and the enrollment packet for the Extended School Day Program.

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  • SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY

    Staff and student social media policies were adopted by the Board of Education in February 2015.

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  • ATTENDANCE

    As part of our comprehensive intervention plan, the District Attendance Teacher, Mrs. Meagan Bender, monitors, collects and reports student attendance data. She also serves as part of the District Data Team and is the District McKinney Vento representative for homeless students/families. She can be reached at 821-5610 ext. 2922 or mbender@lackawannaschools.org.

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