Truman Elementary School

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Truman Elementary School
School BEDS Code: 141800010010
15 Inner Drive Lackawanna, NY 14218
Phone: (716) 827-6741
Fax: (716) 827-6715
Angela McCaffrey
Grades: Pre-K - 1
Pre-K hours: 8:45 am - 2:20 pm
Kindergarten and First-Grade hours: 8:45 am - 3:15 pm
School Vision
"Learners today, Leaders tomorrow" - Building the foundation of learning.

School Mission
Truman Elementary School builds the foundation for learning for all students by developing positive attitudes, skills, and knowledge to become lifelong learners and the future leaders of tomorrow .

Welcome to Truman Elementary School
Truman School is committed to providing a quality education for all of our children.  We believe that this can be accomplished with parents, teachers, staff and community members working together to promote the best interests of children.  Parents are an important member of our school community and can become actively involved in the school through such activities as classroom volunteers, membership on various committees, and membership in the District Parent Teacher Association.  We welcome your participation and look forward to working with all of our students’ families.




  • School Board Voter Registration
    Are you at least 18 years of age, currently living in Lackawanna but not registered to vote in the School Board Election? If so, please stop in room 107 at the McKinley Administration Building located at 245 South Shore Blvd. on May 1, 2017 from 12:00 -5:00 p.m. to register to vote in the upcoming School Board Election which will take place on Tuesday, May 16, 2017!

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  • Lead Testing Updates
    Please read the latest 2nd Draw Lead Testing Results/Updates. For more infortmation about the 2016-17 State-wide lead testing in schools and for results within Lackawanna Public Schools, please visit our Lead Testing  Results 2016-17 webpage, located under the "Our District" section.

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  • Lackawanna Schools Security Initiative
    Our District has been working to increase security in all buildings. New security procedures have been adopted at the elementary schools as well as the Middle and High School Campus. For more information, please read this letter from the Superintendent.

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  • Lackawanna Lead Testing Results and Action Plan
    Please read this letter to review Lackawanna City School District’s lead testing results and action plan. The safety and security of Lackawanna CSD students, families, faculty, staff and community is the District’s main priority. We are taking responsive action to ensure each water source is in compliance with NYS water standards. 

    For information about lead testing in school drinking water, please visit the Erie County Department of Health website by clicking here

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    Please read this letter regarding recent water quality testing completed in the Lackawanna City School District. Please click here to view the letter in Arabic. 

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  • 2016-17 LAP Plans Now Available
    If you wish to view the 2016-17 Local Assistance Plan for Truman Elementary, please click here.

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  • 2016-17 School Meal Program Information Now Available
    Please visit the Food Service Department webpage for 2016-17 school lunch prcing, Free and Reduced School Meal Applications and Letters to Parents for Elementary School students. 

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    The District's charge policy for the school breakfast/lunch program for Grades Pre-K – 12 states if your child has charged 2 breakfasts, he/she will not be able to receive a breakfast. If your child has charged 2 lunches, a peanut butter or cheese sandwich (with milk, fruit, vegetable or soup) will be provided. Click here for a Free/Reduced Meals Application.

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    As part of our comprehensive intervention plan, the District Attendance Teacher, Mrs Meagan Bender monitors, collects and reports student attendance data. She also serves as part of the District Data Team and is the District McKinney Vento representative for homeless students/families. She can be reached at 827-6729 or by  Click here for more information.

    Board Policy for Attendance Policy Number 7110

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    Your child must be 5 years of age by December 1. Parents must complete an application form and provide original birth certificate, immunization record, photo ID, and two (2) proofs of residency. Registration starts March 1 for the forthcoming school year at McKinley School Central Registration Office from 9:00am - 1:00pm. Please click on the "Our School " link for more information.

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    The UPK Program is for children who are four-years-old, on or before December 1, 2017. Our UPK Program is located at Truman Elementary School.

    UPK Registration runs from February 1 - June 1, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Central Registration Office at McKinley School, 245 South Shore Blvd. for the 2018-18 school year.  Enrollment is limited, so don’t delay. To apply for the 2017-2018 school year UPK Program, submit a complete registration packet, one for each child, along with the following to the Registration Office:  proof of guardianship: such as the child's birth certificate, proof of residency, child’s immunization record and updated physical, and parent photo identification. Please visit our UPK webpage for more information or download our UPK flyers: UPK flyer - English. UPK Flyer - Arabic. UPK Flyer - Arabic

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    Check out what's happening at Truman! Review important dates and information for the month here.

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