The Iroquois Central School District embraces approximately 84 square miles within the Towns of Elma, Marilla, Wales, Aurora, Lancaster and Bennington. We offer a unique blend of suburban/rural living which combines residential and agricultural areas. It is located approximately fourteen miles southeast of Buffalo in Erie County. The district has a population of 22,000 with a limited industrial base.
The Iroquois Central School District, in being responsive to the students and parents it serves, will promote innovation and change in a continuous search for more effective and efficient ways of meeting our mission as an institution of teaching and learning
The District serves 2,264 students in five schools. Our main campus encompasses the High School, Middle School/Intermediate School. Our Primary Schools are located in the surrounding towns of Elma, Marilla, and Wales.
There are 21 churches in the district and many active service clubs. The State University of New York at Buffalo, The State University College at Buffalo, Canisius, Daemen, D'Youville, Tocaire and Erie Community Colleges are all located in the immediate area. In addition, the City of Buffalo offers nearly every type of cultural and recreational activity including a renowned Philharmonic Orchestra, a National Football League Team, a National Hockey League Team, a minor league baseball team, and the world famous Albright-Knox Art Gallery. The area also boasts an excellent range of live theater and entertainment opportunities, including Shea's Performing Arts Center and Art Park.
The Iroquois Central School District enjoys a high level of parent and community involvement. Residents participate in Site Based Management Teams, volunteer programs and school advisory committees. Parents and community members participate in monthly meetings with the Superintendent and are encouraged to attend board of education meetings. The Board of Education stresses the importance of shared-decision making at all levels of district operation.