Return on Investment

  Celebrating our student and staff achievements  

Spencerport provides an exemplary education for our students, and throughout the year, we celebrate student accomplishments in academics, performing arts, athletics and leadership or extra-curricular activities.

Below please find a few highlights on our educational programs and student achievements from 2021-22:
  • 18 Advance Placement courses
  • 93% of students graduated after four years of HS
  • 69% earned a Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation
  • 93 inductees into the Spencerport High School Chapter of National Honor Society
  • 50 eighth grade inductees into the Cosgrove Middle School Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society
  • Universal pre-kindergarten
  • Advanced study for high school students:

          o Syracuse University Project Advance (SUPA) – psychology, Spanish and forensic science
          o 3-1-3 Program – SUNY Brockport, which enables AP students to take college courses while in high school
          Monroe Community College Dual Credit
          Rochester Institute of Technology Project Lead The Way, which offers engineering courses, and
          o New Visions, one-year exploration program that provides seniors with the opportunity to gain real-world insight into the health or stem fields
  • School to career programs, such as a cooperative work experience or career exploration internship
  • Three elementary teams competed in the Odyssey of the Mind regionals, with the Taylor Elementary School team winning their division and competing at the state championships
  • Sophomore Isabella Buono competed in the New York State DECA competition. DECA prepares leaders for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management.
  • Ranger Robotics won the Engineering Innovation award at Finger Lakes Regional and the Chairman's Award at the NY Tech Valley Regional. In addition, Team 3015 has won the Buckeye Regional in Ohio, where they were also honored with the Innovation in Control Award. The team qualified and participated in the world championships in Houston in April.
  • Two high school students from BOCES 2 WeMoCo won honors in the regional Skills USA competition: senior Samantha Kulzer was part of the winning crime scene investigation team and junior Meg Cranmer placed second in culinary arts.
  • Three high school students were inducted into the National Technology Honor Society through BOCES 2 WeMoCo: Justin Hunter (automotive technology), Samuel Keens (carpentry) and Caridad Cassady (phlebotomy and laboratory science).
  • Our high school DASH2Change students participated in the 2021 Roc2Change Summit at St. John Fisher College. The same students represented Spencerport at the global leadership conference this spring at Nazareth College.

  • All of our fall teams and eight of our winter teams earned the New York State Public High School Athletic Association’s Scholar Athlete Recognition. Our scholar-athletes work to balance schoolwork and athletics and we applaud their hard work.
  • Senior Sierra Jackel won the Section 5 Class B Diving Championship, and placed ninth in the state championships.
  • Varsity girls soccer won their sixth consecutive sectional title, were named far west regional champions and advanced to the state tournament for the fifth time in six years.
  • Varsity boys volleyball won their second consecutive Class B sectional title, were Division 2 volleyball champions at the regional level, and advanced to the state finals.
  • Varsity wresting earned divisional and sectional titles, and five wrestlers qualified for the state tournament.
  • Boys bowling won their first ever sectional title this year.
  • Sophomore Sam Czerw on our girls bowling team qualified for the state composite team, which placed second at the state tournament.
  • Junior Kamden Keyes qualified for the state swim meet, the first male in six years to do so for Spencerport. He was also the Section 5 champion in the 200 freestyle and was undefeated this year in dual meet competition.
  • Indoor track athletes Emily Sugar and Jason Bletsko both qualified for the state tournament. Emily placed seventh overall and sixth in the federation, and Jason broke the school and Section 5 records in pole vault.

  Music and Arts  
  • Our nationally-recognized high school ensembles were able to compete in Chicago this year, and won multiple awards, including:
         o Wind Ensemble: Gold Award, Adjudicator’s Award (Average Score over 92), and Top Instrumental Group
         o Jazz Ensemble: Gold Award, Adjudicator’s Award (Average Score over 92)
         o Maestro Award for featured solo in Jazz Ensemble: Ryan Donnelly on Trumpet
         o Concert Band: Silver Award
         o Vocal Jazz: Gold Award
         o Treble Choir: Gold Award, Adjudicator’s Award (Average Score over 95)
         o As a school, we won the Festival Sweepstakes Award for being closest to 300 and the highest score from all schools involved.
  • Elementary, middle and high school students qualified and performed in the All County Music Festivals.
  • The high school STAGE Drama Club and Cosgrove Drama Club performed Beauty and the Beast and High School Musical 2, respectively.
  • Ten sophomores currently have their photography on display as part of the show, “Through the Student Lens 2022” at the Image City Photography Gallery.

 Master teacher Matt Fink  Jessica Silsby  Ty Zinkiewich

  Highlights on staff  
  • Munn Elementary School fifth-grade teacher Matt Fink has been selected as a New York State Master Teacher. He joins four previously selected Master Teachers who achieved this honor.
  • High school assistant principal Jessica Silsby has been named the School Administrators Association of New York State (SAANYS) Region 11 Secondary Administrator of the Year.
  • The Urban-Suburban Inter-District Transfer Program recently announced that Assistant Superintendent Ty Zinkiewich will be honored with the 2022 “Slugger” award! This service award is presented to individuals who have demonstrated an unwavering dedication and commitment to the students, parents, administrators, school faculty and staff of the Urban-Suburban Program.