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Auburn School Board to hold community cafĂ© to listen to community concerns - July 28 @ 7pm at Auburn High School: 7-27-2021 We look forward to hosting the first in a series of listening sessions tonight with our school community. The session will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the high school library and will be led by experienced facilitators that will lead the group through the community cafe model. There will be chances to speak in smaller groups and share common hopes and concerns with the full group. At the end of the session, we will compile what we've heard and touch upon next steps. Thank you, as always, for being a part of making our school district the best it can be! Auburn Enlarged City School District Board of Education   The mission of the Auburn Enlarged City School District is to develop citizens that are capable of meeting the challenges of their future by providing ... more >>
Incident at Auburn Junior High School on 6/23/21: Dear Auburn Families, Thank you to all who brought the incident that occurred at Auburn Junior High School on Wednesday evening to my attention. Because this event took place after school hours and after summer break had already started, it was never officially reported to me until today. The school district is working in partnership with the Auburn Police Department to conduct a thorough investigation regarding this violent episode. Whether school is in session or not, violence on school property will not be tolerated, and those involved will be disciplined accordingly. Again, thank you to those that brought this matter to my attention. Please do not hesitate to bring anything like this to my attention so that we can mitigate the situation as soon as possible. Sincerely, ... more >>
6/10/21 - Important Message from Superintendent Pirozzolo: June 10, 2021 Dear Auburn Community, It is with profound sadness that I must inform you of the passing of our Genesee Elementary School Principal, Mrs. Heather Costello-Bartman, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side. Our thoughts and condolences go out to Mrs. Costello-Bartman’s family and the entire Auburn Enlarged City School District community. During this time, as our school community processes this tragic news and copes with grief, our district’s crisis team will offer counseling and bereavement support services to all of our students and employees. The death of a school principal is a difficult and challenging situation that can generate a high level of anxiety and distress in some ... more >>
5/25/21 - Important Message from Superintendent Pirozzolo: It is with great sadness that we inform you that an Auburn Junior High School student was tragically killed in Syracuse in the early evening of May 24, 2021. Our thoughts and condolences go out to the student's family, friends, and the entire school community. The district's crisis team will be available to offer support for students, families and employees. If you feel your child needs to speak to a counselor or another member of our crisis team, please do not hesitate to call the main office of your child's school to let us know.   Sincerely,   Jeffrey Pirozzolo Superintendent of Schools Auburn Enlarged City School District   more >>
COVID Vaccine Clinic Info & Consent Forms: Dear Parents/Guardians, If you signed your child up to receive the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, please read the information below. In order for your child to receive the vaccine, you must fill out the appropriate parent/guardian vaccine consent and screening forms below for each child that will be receiving the vaccine.   All completed forms must be signed and returned to your child’s school on or before Thursday, May 20, 2021. We apologize for the quick turnaround, but the Cayuga County Health Department needs the consent forms in order to order the appropriate amount of vaccines.   The vaccine clinic for  students  ages 12 and older  who attend Auburn High School, Genesee Elementary, Owasco Elementary, and Seward Elementary  will ... more >>
2021 AECSD Summer Learning Opportunities: Please see below for 2021 Summer Learning Opportunities! more >>
AECSD Parent/Guardian - Pfizer/BioNTech Vaccine Sign-Up: Hello Parents/Guardians, The Cayuga County Health Department (CCHD) will partner with local school districts to administer the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to students ages 12 and up whose parents/guardians give consent. The Auburn Enlarged City School District will provide transportation during the school day for our students whose parents/guardians give consent for them to be vaccinated. Parents/guardians will need to register their child(ren) and sign proper permission forms. If desired, parents/guardians may be present while the vaccine is being administered to their child(ren). This link has information about the Pfizer/BioNTech Coronavirus Vaccine. ... more >>
AECSD Welcomes Feedback On Reducing Physical Distance Between Students: The Auburn Enlarged City School District welcomes feedback from students, parents/guardians, community members, faculty and staff on reducing the physical distance between students from six feet to three feet during academic instruction. For anyone wishing to comment on the change in guidance, please contact Superintendent Jeffrey Pirozzolo or Board President Joseph Sheppard. Jeffrey Pirozzolo, Superintendent: (315) 255-8835 or Joseph Sheppard, Board President: (315) 370-9793 or more >>
April is Autism Acceptance Month: April is Autism Acceptance Month! Throughout the month of April, Autism Acceptance Month focuses on sharing stories and providing opportunities to increase understanding and acceptance of people with autism and fostering worldwide support.  To read more about Autism Acceptance Month and other Special Education news, please click the image below, or you can click the link in the downloads section below.   more >>
Changes To In-Person Instruction For Auburn Schools & Spring Break Food Box Distribution: March 25, 2021 Dear Auburn Families,   We are very excited to announce that we will be able to provide the opportunity to bring all of our students back for in-person instruction full time based on the recent announcement from the Cayuga County Board of Health recommending physical distance between students move from 6 feet to 3 feet. We are anticipating full time in-person instruction to start April 19 as long as COVID cases remain low during the two-week period following spring break.   All elementary students in the hybrid learning model will return for in-person instruction Monday through Friday. If your child is a full-time remote learner, you will be contacted by someone from your child’s school to see if your child would like to switch to in-person instruction. ... more >>
Auburn School District continues the fight for more state funding: more >>
AECSD In-Person Hybrid Model Resumes January 20: January 14, 2021 Dear Auburn Families,   As most of you have already heard, Cayuga County Legislature Chairwoman Aileen McNabb-Coleman and Cayuga County Health Department Director Kathleen Cuddy have announced that schools are able to resume in-person instruction next week due to the decline in positive COVID cases in the county. The 7-day average positivity rate in Cayuga County is currently 8.7%, which has been steadily declining over the last week.   We have continued to keep a close watch on the number of positive cases in our school community as well, and they have also been declining. Last week, we had 40 positive cases in our school district, while we have only had 7 positive cases this week (only 1 in the last 2 days). With that being said, the Auburn Enlarged ... more >>
AECSD Transition to Remote Learning Dec. 9 - Jan. 20, 2021: Dear Auburn Families,   In response to the concerning increase in COVID-19 cases throughout our community, as well as the number of AECSD employees and students in mandatory quarantine, the time has come for our entire school district to temporarily transition into a full remote learning model. Beginning tomorrow, December 9, all of our schools will move to full remote learning through January 19, with a tentative in-person return date of Wednesday, January 20, 2021. I know this is disappointing news, but the health and safety of our school community remains our number one priority.   Even though we have not seen the virus spread throughout our schools, we have seen a single positive case cause dozens of employees and students in our school community to have to go ... more >>
Request For Bids for Student Transportation - Due Jan. 6 by 10am: (December 4, 2020) - The Board of Education of the Auburn Enlarged City School District, Auburn, New York, hereby invites the submission of sealed Bids from reputable and qualified school bus transportation companies for furnishing student transportation services in the Auburn Enlarged City School District for a five year period (July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022 to July 1, 2025-June 30, 2026).  Pre-Bid Meeting Date: December 16, 2020 @ 11:00 a.m. Due Date: January 6, 2021 @ 10:00 a.m. For more information, please download the bid specs below.   more >>
Auburn High School Announces Class of 2021 Valedictorian, Salutatorian: Jake Hansen, Valedictorian AHS Class of 2021 Kathryn Brown, Salutatorian AHS Class of 2021 Congratulations! Jake Hansen , son of Thomas and Dawn Hansen, has earned the distinction of Valedictorian of the Auburn High School Class of 2021 . Jake is a member of the National Honor Society and several other clubs including the Chemistry Club, Varsity Club, French Club and the History Club. He is also a member of the Auburn High School golf and baseball teams and has spent many hours volunteering in the community for organizations such as the Red Cross and Majorpalooza. Among the many challenging courses Jake has successfully completed at Auburn High School are the Project Lead the Way Biomedical Science courses, which have helped cultivate his desire ... more >>
COVID-19 Testing Survey for Parents/Guardians of AECSD Hybrid Students Due 11/24: Dear Auburn Families,   There have been rumors going around the community saying the Auburn Enlarged City School District will be closing between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. These rumors are simply NOT true. We are doing everything in our power to ensure that our doors remain open and that we continue with our in-person hybrid learning model as long as it continues to be safe to do so.   With that being said, the Auburn Enlarged City School District is planning ahead in case New York State identifies our region as a focus zone experiencing an increase in COVID spread. If that happens, the state will designate our county a Yellow Zone, which means our school district will be required to test 20% of in-person students and employees over the two-week period immediately ... more >>
District Parent Council Meeting, Nov. 2 to discuss technology resources: (October 30, 2020) - The District Parent Council will hold it's regular monthly meeting on Monday, November 2 at 6:30 p.m. at Auburn High School. Superintendent Pirozzolo will provide updates on the district's phased-in reopening. Director of Technology, Tom Bunn, will discuss the technology platforms being used by the district as well as share technology resources available to students and parents. There will also be a discussion and question session at the end of the meeting.  The District Parent Council meetings are open to all Auburn community members. Please remember to adhere to the health and safety guidelines when attending, including wearing a face covering and maintaining social distancing. We hope to see you there! more >>
Message from Superintendent Pirozzolo: Reminder of COVID Health & Safety Guidelines: Dear Auburn Families,   Our entire school community – students, parents, and staff – did a tremendous job with our phased-in reopening. It wasn’t easy with all of the health and safety guidelines in place, but everyone pushed through, and because of your efforts, we have been able to keep our doors open.   The Cayuga County Health Department (CCHD) and the Auburn School District have been closely monitoring the COVID cases in our area. Cayuga County has had a significant increase in cases the past couple of weeks, and our school district has seen our first few cases in that timeframe as well. Please know we are doing everything we can possibly do to ensure that our doors remain open while also making sure our students and staff are safe.   Many ... more >>
Auburn's Johntae Smith competes in national competition: (October 19, 2020) - Auburn Junior High School student Johntae Smith and Union Springs High School student Alexander Church met for the first time one year ago as participants in the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) held at Cayuga Community College. Since then, they have become business partners and owners of EZ-Carries, whose main product, the EZ-Carrier, is a water bottle holder that clips to crutches, canes, wheelchairs, and walkers, which is available on their website, . Smith and Church were one of thirty-four YEA! businesses that competed ... more >>
COVID-19 Testing Process for Students: The Auburn Enlarged City School District and East Hill Family Medical have been working together to find a way to provide COVID-19 testing for Auburn students. We are pleased to announce that we have developed a process, outlined below, that will provide students with prompt testing upon showing symptoms of COVID-19. COVID-19 Testing Process Students that exhibit any symptom of COVID-19 will be isolated in their school building. Parent/guardian will be notified to come and pick up their student. If necessary, parent/guardian will fill out a consent form for COVID-19 testing. Consent form will be faxed to East Hill Medical, and an East Hill staff member will reach out to the family to set up a video examination and an appointment for the student to go in for a COVID-19 ... more >>

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Superintendent: Jeffrey Pirozzolo
Phone: 315.255.8800
Address: 78 Thornton Avenue | Auburn, NY 13021