Superintendent's Message

Greetings, and thank you for your interest in Syracuse Academy of Science Charter School (SASCS)!

SASCS offers area students the best aspects of public and private education. As a public charter school, SASCS’s tuition-free program offers the small classes and college preparatory programs of a private academy to students who would otherwise be financially constrained to attend public school. Students learn and grow into productive, conscientious citizens with a keen sense of social awareness and community responsibility. Our STEM-based curriculum focuses on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Students will graduate ready for college or careers. 

It is a privilege and a responsibility to work in partnership with parents to educate and nurture their children as our students. We acknowledge the role of the whole community, family, and school in ensuring that each student reaches his or her full potential. With a very low teacher-to-student ratio, students enjoy the benefits of smaller classes and personalized attention. Our academic classes are designed to harness the students' interests and energy before they declare a college major and to see that each student is fully prepared to be successful in college, career, and citizenship.

Students enjoy ample extracurricular activities that meet their interests. During breaks and summer vacation, there is the opportunity to participate in educational trips to international destinations, that have included: Japan; the Netherlands; Belgium; Germany; France; and Turkey, as well as domestic locations such as Boston, MA; Washington, D.C.; and national parks in California, New York City and Philadelphia. Trips and activities are designed to provide students with an understanding of their role locally, nationally, and globally. 

Faculty and administrators work diligently to provide a complete and unique secondary education to a culturally diverse student group. In a world of constantly changing educational and technological needs, the Syracuse Academy of Science Charter School boldly and with innovation prepares today’s youth for the challenges of tomorrow.

Dr. Tolga Hayali, Ed.D.
Science Academies of New York | SANY


Syracuse Academy of Science Charter School is part of Science Academies of New York.

SAS Elementary School

4837 S. Salina St. Syracuse, NY 13205
Phone: 315-469-9404
Fax: 315-469-9408

SAS Middle School

200 West High Ter. Syracuse, NY 13219
Phone: 315-487-5986
Fax: 315-487-5824

SAS High School

1001 Park Ave. Syracuse, NY 13204
Phone: 315-428-8997
Fax: 315-428-9109


1409 W Genesee St. Syracuse, NY 13204
Phone: 315-671-5470
Fax: 315-671-5475


For transportation related questions, please call transportation department in the district you live.
SCSD Transportation: 315-435-4260