Seneca Falls Central School District

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Seneca Falls Central School District
Location
Seneca Falls, New York
United States
District information
Motto Excellence in Education
Grades K-12
Superintendent Robert McKeveny
Schools 4
Students and staff
Teachers 257
Staff 127
Athletic conference Section V
District mascot Blue Devils
Colors Blue and White          
Other information
Website www.sfcs.k12.ny.us

Seneca Falls Central School District is a school district in Seneca Falls, New York, United States. The superintendent is Robert McKeveny.

The district operates four schools: Mynderse Academy, Seneca Falls Middle School, Elizabeth Cady Stanton School, and Frank Knight Elementary.

Administration[edit]

The District offices are located 98 Clinton Street in Seneca Falls. The current Superintendent is Robert McKeveny.[1]

Mynderse Academy[edit]

Mynderse Academy
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Mynderse Academy
Address
105 Troy Street
Information
Principal Andrew M. Doell
Grades 9-12
Yearbook The Myndersian
Website

Mynderse Academy is located at 105 Troy Street and serves grades 9 through 12. The current principal is Andrew Doell.

History[edit]

Mynderse Academy was previously located at 12 North Park Street in Seneca Falls. In 1951-1952, the Seneca Falls School District began construction of the current Troy Street location, which began housing students in 1954. The Park Street building, Known as "Academy Square", the former Mynderse/Junior High building currently houses offices for several businesses and service groups.

Seneca Falls Middle School[edit]

Seneca Falls Middle School
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Address
95 Troy Street
Information
Principal Wallace Kevin Rhinehart
Grades 6-8
Website

Seneca Falls Middle School is located at 95 Troy Street and serves grades 6 through 8. The current principal is Kevin Rhinehart.

History[edit]

At one point, Seneca Falls Junior High was located in the former Academy Square building. In the 1973 the Middle School was constructed as an extension onto the High School building. For several years it held grades 7-9 and Grades 5 through 8.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton School[edit]

Elizabeth Cady Stanton School
ElizabethCadyStantonSchool.JPG
Address
38 Garden Street
Information
Principal Amy M. Hibbard
Grades 3-5
Website

Elizabeth Cady Stanton School is located at 38 Garden Street and serves approximately 300 students in grades 3 through 5.[2] The current principal is Amy Hibbard.

History[edit]

ECS is named after suffrage activist Elizabeth Cady Stanton, who lived in Seneca Falls. The school was constructed in 1935, replacing the Third and Fourth Ward schools in the district.

The school previously housed all elementary grades, including Grades K-6. In 1982, the school switched to intermediate grades due to space issues. Since that time, the school has generally housed grades 3-5.[3]

Awards[edit]

In 2010, Elizabeth Cady Stanton School was awarded a National Blue Ribbon Award for an improving or high performance school.[2] It is the highest award given by the United States Department of Education.

Frank M. Knight Elementary[edit]

Frank Knight Elementary
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Address
98 Clinton Street
Information
Principal Janet Clendenen
Grades K-2
Website

Frank M. Knight Elementary is located at 98 Clinton Street and serves grades K through 2. The current principal is Janet Clendenen.

History[edit]

The school was built on Clinton Street in Seneca Falls, and is named for former Board of Education President Frank Knight.

The school previously housed all elementary grades, including Grades K-5. In 1982, the school switched to intermediate grades due to space issues. Since that time, the school has generally housed grades K-2, although Grade 3 has been housed in the school at times.[3]

Defunct schools[edit]

Seneca Falls Intermediate School[edit]

Seneca Falls Intermediate School
OldMynderseAcademy.JPG
Former Seneca Falls Intermediate School Building
Address
12 North Park Street
Information
Closed 1982

The Seneca Falls Intermediate School was a school that housed grades 4 through 8 in Seneca Falls. It was located at the former Mynderse Academy building on Park Street in Seneca Falls. The school was closed in 1982 as a money-saving initiative by the district.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ McKeveny, R. L. (2010, September). A Message From Our Superintendent. Retrieved October 30, 2010, from Seneca Falls Central School.
  2. ^ a b Carroll, S. (2010, September 9). 3 Local Blue Ribbon Schools.
  3. ^ a b '82 Busy Year For Falls. (1982). The Citizen.
  4. ^ Rosenberry, J. (1982, June 29). Moving Brings Mixed Emotions. Finger Lakes Times, p. 15.

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