Utica City School District

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Utica City School District
Utica School Logo.png
Utica, New York

United States
Coordinates43°05′14″N 75°15′10″W / 43.08722°N 75.25278°W / 43.08722; -75.25278 (Example School District office)Coordinates: 43°05′14″N 75°15′10″W / 43.08722°N 75.25278°W / 43.08722; -75.25278 (Example School District office)
District information
MottoExcellence, Diversity, Achievement
GradesKindergarten through 12
SuperintendentBruce Karam
SchoolsElementary 10
Middle 2
High 1
Budget$152,000,000 (2012) [1]
NCES District ID3629370[2].
Students and staff
Students9,619 (2012)
Student-teacher ratio28:1
District mascotRaiders
ColorsRed, Black, White and Silver                    
Other information
ScheduleM-F except state holidays

The Utica City School District is a public school district based in Utica, New York, United States.



There are ten elementary schools in the Utica City School District, including Albany, Columbus, Conkling, General Herkimer, Hughes, Jefferson, Jones, Kernan, MLK, and Watson Williams Eldementary schools.


The district's two middle schools are James H. Donovan Middle School, named for New York State Senator James H. Donovan, and John F. Kennedy Middle School, named after the former president.

High school[edit]

Constructed during the 1930s as a Works Progress Administration project, Thomas R. Proctor High School is the district's only high school, with 200 full-time teachers and 2,600 students.


The district superintendent is Bruce Karam, while the board of education consists of eight members.


  1. ^ "Utica City School District". Federal Education Budget Project. New America Foundation. 2012. Retrieved April 17, 2015.
  2. ^ "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Utica City School District". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved April 17, 2015.