About Our District
Most students select Regents and general course work. Advanced Placement classes are offered in mathematics, computer science, American History, Spanish, French and English. Vocational programs are offered through Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga BOCES. A wide range of elective courses are available in art, music, business, technology, etc.
DRAMATIC AND MUSICAL PRODUCTIONS
ENRICHMENT AND SPECIAL EDUCATION
Enrichment and computer programs are offered for students in grades K-12. Special education students are included in regular classrooms whenever possible.
CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES
Students in the three buildings participate in a variety of clubs and organizations.
An intramural program is available for students in Grades 5-8. There is an interscholastic athletic program for seventh and eighth graders. Sports available at the high school level include baseball, cheerleading, football, softball, volleyball, wrestling, girls and boys swimming, girls and boys soccer, coed golf, girls and boys basketball, and coed track. The high school has an indoor pool which is used for the competitive swim program and the recreational swim program offered through the Lansing Recreation Department.
Approximately 80% of the students continue education beyond high school.
The number of students passing Regents examinations in Lansing is approximately 9 percentage points higher than the state average.
The number of students taking Regents examinations in Lansing is approximately 25 percentage points higher than the state average. The Lansing School Community is proud of its students who become National Merit Winners and Semi-Finalists based upon their Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test scores.
32% of the faculty have 30 graduate hours or more beyond a master's degree. 85% of the faculty have permanent certification.
The English Department at Lansing High School has been commended by the NCTE (National Council of Teachers of English).
Cornell University, Ithaca College, Wells College, Tompkins Cortland Community College, and State University of New York at Cortland are all within 30 minutes of Lansing.
ORGANIZATIONS THAT SUPPORT LANSING SCHOOLS
Corporate Development Committee
LTAP - Theatre and Performing Arts Booster Club
Lansing Youth Services
Lansing Recreation Program
Lansing Older Adults Program
Lansing Volunteer Fire Department
Shared Decision Making Teams consisting of representatives from students, parents, teachers, administrators, support staff, local businesses, and community residents, exist at each building and at the district level.