Ithaca City School District
The Ithaca City School District (ICSD) is a public school district centered in Ithaca, Caroline, Danby, and Enfield. Approximately 500 teachers work in the district, along with 100 other professional staff members and 200 paraprofessionals.
The district's central offices are located on the Ithaca High School campus at 400 Lake Street in Ithaca. The 2016-2017 budget is $119, 088,829 with approximately 65.9% coming from property taxes.
Dr. Luvelle Brown began as superintendent January 1, 2011. He took over from Dr. Judith C. Pastel who had been Superintendent of Schools since 1996. The district's administrative team now includes: Matt Landahl, Deputy Superintendent; Robert Van Keuren, Director of Human Resources and Labor Relations; and Amanda Verba, Chief Operations Officer.
Robert Ainslie is the President of the Board of Education; Christopher Malcolm is Vice-President. There are nine members of the Board of Education elected at-large for three-year terms. Current members (with term expiration dates in parentheses) are:
- Robert Ainslie (2019)
- Dr. Sean Eversley Bradwell (2017)
- Bradley Grainger (2019)
- Eldred Harris (2019)
- Nicole LaFave (2018)
- Moira Lang (2018)
- Christopher Malcolm (2017)
- Ann Reichlin (2018)
- Dr. Patricia Wasyliw (2017)
List of Schools
- High School (Grades 9-12):
- Middle Schools (Grades 6-8):
- Alternative Secondary School (Grades 6-12):
- Elementary Schools (Prekindergarten-5):
- Belle Sherman Elementary School (founded in 1926 and named after Mary Isabella Sherman, a science and history teacher in Ithaca from 1875 to 1908)
- Beverly J. Martin Elementary School (formerly Central Elementary, renamed "Beverly J. Martin Elementary School," in honor of a former student and principal in 1992)
- Caroline Elementary School
- Cayuga Heights Elementary School
- Enfield Elementary School
- Fall Creek Elementary School
- Northeast Elementary School
- South Hill Elementary School
- Women: Making a Difference in Tompkins County, The History Center, retrieved 2009-03-16.
- Frank David Boynton, Superintendent of Schools from 1900 to 1930
- Claude L. Kulp, Superintendent of Schools from 1930 to 1951