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About This School

Salem Hyde Elementary School is a public elementary school in Syracuse. The principal of Salem Hyde Elementary School is MS. PATRICIA FLOYD-ECHOLS and can be contacted at owilcox@scsd.us. 481 students go to Salem Hyde Elementary School and identify as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 0% of the Salem Hyde Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 60% of the 481 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Salem Hyde Elementary School is 13:1. Merriday School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Photography
    • Theater drama
  • Languages Taught

    • Latin
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Golf
    • Martial arts self defense
    • P.E. classes
    • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 6% 11%
White, non-Hispanic 52% 29%
Black, non-Hispanic 35% 54%
Native American or Native Alaskan 3% 1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 4%
Asian 3% %
Multiracial 2% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 60% 75%
Limited English proficiency 0% 8%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    The parent who wrote that there are some very good teachers was correct. However the administration that punishes good teachers for trying to help the the kids and gives them a dress down distracts from any good that could come out of this school and the teachers. Truly a shame that such pettiness lives in a school district that can not graduate 50% of there students. Shame on the administration and shame on the school for allowing it to happen. And shame on Albany for not stepping in with more force to help our children succeed.

  • (4 years ago)

    The teachers are fantastic and very professional. Their concerns for the children over ride all the problems cause by a very unprofessional administrator. My own experiences confirmed this.

  • (4 years ago)

    all of my children attended this school and recieved a great foundation for learning. plenty of extra curricular activities. no violence and incredible teachers. i strongly recommend sending your loved ones to this school

  • (8 years ago)

    In 2002 I've believed this school to be one of the better schools in Syracuse. After my child had attended for 3 years it was noticeable that the level of acedemics and education has deminished or became worst than the previous year. I firmly feel the State Budget had effected the schools performance thus our economy has grown with more people living in poverty. New York State has yet to prove we are in contention with becoming as outstanding educators compared to other states or foriegn countries. Out of 33 Elementary Schools which Salem Hyde was listed in the TOP 5-10 has dropped out of the race within the City of Syracuse. That is likely why last year a friend considered Private School for their child who did not attend public school. Focus on what our children need to learn not the State Exams. They will pass those Exams if taught not coached.

  • (9 years ago)

    Our son currently attends kindergarten at Salem Hyde. Actually this is his second year at this school because he attended the pre-K program last year. Because our son is very bright we were very concerned that he would be bored with school. Luckily his wonderful teacher challenges him every day and his motivation for learning and succeeding continues to blossom. This school offers a number of extracurricular and after school activities in which parents and families are encouraged to participate. We have attended school dances bingo night and our son takes the after school karate program. It is quite evident that most teachers and administration have great pride in this school. There are sources in the community that have eluded to 'issues' between administration and teachers. One would never know of any issues to exist because the professionalism of the entire faculty and support staff is of very high standards.

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