Mrs. Deborah Biastre
Curriculum, Instruction, Staff Development, and Federal Grants
Mrs. Marlene Kita
245 South Shore Blvd.
Lackawanna, New York 14218
Phone: (716) 827-6726
Welcome to the Office of Curriculum and Instruction. We are proud of our students’ achievements and the instruction provided by our teachers. On this website, you will find information and curriculum standards that define the learning expectations for our students - grades K-12.
The richness of the Lackawanna City School District’s diverse community is reflected in our curriculum and our efforts to deliver culturally responsive instruction. The Lackawanna curriculum is based upon the New York State Department of Education standards and frameworks, which emphasize the essential knowledge and skills required for students’ success in the 21st century. We are in the process of refinement and implementation of our curriculum maps based on the CCLS and NYS Standards. Our high expectations for students are measured by a variety of assessments and performance evaluations that are aligned with the standards. Instructional decisions are based on data to ensure excellence and equity of opportunity.
Our school system continues to grow through the collaborative efforts of our teachers, students, parents, administrators, and the Lackawanna community. The children and young adults in the Lackawanna City School District are our most valuable resource. We are dedicated to providing our students with the tools to meet the challenges of our rapidly changing world.
For information on the Common Core Learning Standards visit: http://engageny.org/.
Our Vision is to educate and support all of our students in meeting or exceeding the New York State Learning Standards necessary to graduate from the Lackawanna City School District and to become contributing members of the community.
All Faculty and Staff of the Lackawanna City School District will implement and continually refine a well-defined standards-based curriculum which is culturally responsive to the needs of all students in order to develop their academic knowledge and skills, educational and career pursuits, lifelong learning and social responsibility.