West Irondequoit Central School District

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West Irondequoit Central School District
Location
321 List Ave
Rochester, NY 14617

Monroe County, New York
United States
Coordinates 43°12′59″N 77°35′36″W / 43.2165°N 77.5932°W / 43.2165; -77.5932 (District office)Coordinates: 43°12′59″N 77°35′36″W / 43.2165°N 77.5932°W / 43.2165; -77.5932 (District office)
District information
Type Public
Motto Peak performance
Grades Pre-K-12 and adult education
Established July 1953 (1953-07)
Superintendent Jeffrey B. Crane
Schools Six elementary schools (K–3)
Two middle schools (4–6)
One junior high school (7–8)
One senior high school (9–12)
Budget Steady US$66.7 million (2012–2013)
District ID 3615390[1]
Students and staff
Students 3673 (2011–2012)[2]
Teachers 326 (2011–2012)[2]
Staff 340 (2011–2012)[2]
Other information
Unions NYSUT, West Irondequoit Teachers' Association
Website www.westirondequoit.org

The West Irondequoit Central School District is a public school district in New York State that serves approximately 4000 students in the western half of the town of Irondequoit in Monroe County, with over 600 employees and an operating budget of $57 million (~$13,722 per student).[3]

The average class size is 21 students and the student-teacher ratio is 13.6:1(elementary), 13.6:1(middle-high school).[3]

The District motto is "Peak Performance".

Jeffrey B. Crane is the Superintendent of Schools.

History[edit]

A high school building was erected in 1924 as the Irondequoit Free Union School, District Number 3. In 1953, District Number 3 and District Number 4 combined to become the West Irondequoit Central School District.

Superintendents
Name Tenure
Alfred C. Hamilton – 1944
Franklyn S. Barry 1945 – 1947
Floyd B. Rasbach 1948 – 1960
Earle W. Helmer – 1973
William J. Early
Joseph R. Sproule
Glenn F. Wachter 1996 – 2003
Jeffrey B. Crane November 1, 2003 – present

Board of education[edit]

The Board of Education (BOE) consists of 7 members who serve rotating 3-year terms. Elections are held each May for board members and to vote on the School District Budget. Two student representatives, elected by the student body for 1-year terms, also attend BOE meetings; their vote is unofficial.

Current board members are:

  • William (Bill) Evans, President
  • John Vay, Vice President
  • Brian Charles
  • Ann Cunningham
  • Dr. John R. Shafer
  • Carolyn Stahl
  • Dr. Meg Steckley

Schools[edit]

Elementary school[edit]

  • Briarwood Elementary School (K-3), Principal - Kathleen Bush
  • Brookview Elementary School (K-3), Principal - Alicia Spitz
  • Colebrook Elementary School (K-3), Principal - Kathleen Bush
  • Listwood Elementary School (K-3), Principal - Joyce Nagle
  • Seneca Elementary (K-3), Principal - Alicia Spitz
  • Southlawn Elementary (K-3), Principal - Joyce Nagle

Middle school[edit]

  • Iroquois Middle School (4-6), Principal - Chuck Miller
  • Rogers Middle School (4-6), Principal - Dennis DesRosiers

High school[edit]

  • Dake Junior High School (7-8), Principal - Michelle Kramer
  • Irondequoit High School (9-12), Principal - Douglas Lauf

Reorganization[edit]

To improve K-3 achievement, the administration of the elementary schools changed in July 2007 one principal per school to one principal for each pair of schools: Briarwood/Colebrook, Brookview/Seneca and Listwood/Southlawn.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for West Irondequoit Central School District". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved Dec 14, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "District Demographics". District website. Irondequoit, New York: West Irondequoit Central School District. 2012. Retrieved 2012-12-14. 
  3. ^ a b 2007 Facts & Figures booklet, Monroe County School Boards Association MCSBA

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