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McKinley Vocational High School
Address
716 West Delavan Avenue (Grade 9)
1500 Elmwood Avenue (Grades 10-12)

Buffalo, New York, Erie County, 14207 (Grade 9)
14214 (Grades 10-12)

United States
Information
Type Public, Coeducational, Vocational school
Motto Celebrating 100 Years Through Training
Established 1910
School district Buffalo Public Schools
Superintendent Dr. James A. Williams
School number 305
Principal Crystal A. Boling-Barton
Assistant principals Molly Allman
Carlos J. Villarroel
Grades 9-12
Hours in school day 6
Campus Urban
Athletics Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball
Mascot Bulldogs
Website

McKinley Vocational High School is a vocational high school located in Buffalo, New York, USA. It holds about 800 students from Grades 9 - 12 and teaches according to the Board of Regents. The current Principal is Mrs. Crystal Barton, and the current Assistant Principals are Ms. Molly Allman and Mr. Carlos Villarroel.

History Edit

McKinley was formed in 1910 as Black Rock Vocational School. It moved into its current addresson Elmwood in 1923, which formerly housed the Buffalo Orphan's Asylum. The current building was completed in 1969. The building presently is undergoing renovations. The ninth graders are housed at School 56 until renovations are completed on the McKinley building.

Selected former principals Edit

Previous assignment and reason for departure denoted in parentheses

Selected former assistant principals Edit

Previous assignment and reasons for departure listed in parentheses

Selected former administrators Edit

Year Superintendent Principal Asst. Principal Asst. Principal Asst. Principal
1952-1953 Bob Hoole Ferd Kampreth
1959-1960 Ferd Kampreth J.C. Deluhery
1966-1967 Al Buck J.C. Deluhery
1968-1969 Al Buck Al Cacciatore
1969-1970 Al Buck Al Cacciatore Bill Losel
1970-1971 Al Buck Al Cacciatore Tony Leone
1977-1978 Jim Harmon Tony Leone
1978-1979 Jim Harmon Tony Leone
1979-1980 Jim Harmon Tony Leone
1980-1981 Jim Harmon Tony Leone Jack Saccomando
1991-1992 Albert Thompson Crystal Barton Bill Riley Pat Preston
1992-1993 Albert Thompson Crystal Barton Bill Riley Pat Preston
1993-1994 Albert Thompson Crystal Barton Bill Riley Pat Preston
1994-1995 Albert Thompson Crystal Barton Bill Riley Pat Preston
1995-1996 Albert Thompson Crystal Barton Bill Riley
1996-1997 Jim Harris Crystal Barton Bill Riley
1997-1998 Jim Harris Crystal Barton Bill Riley
1998-1999 Jim Harris Crystal Barton Bill Riley
1999-2000 Jim Harris Crystal Barton Bill Riley
2000-2001 Marion Canedo Crystal Barton Bill Riley
2001-2002 Marion Canedo Crystal Barton Bill Riley Gary Tydus*
2002-2003 Marion Canedo Crystal Barton Bill Riley Gary Tydus Larry Hunley
2003-2004 Marion Canedo Crystal Barton Bill Riley Gary Tydus Hunley/Cerre
2004-2005 Yvonne Hargrave Crystal Barton Bill Riley Gary Tydus Judy Covington
2005-2006 James Williams Crystal Barton Bill Riley Judy Covington
2006-2007 James Williams Crystal Barton Bill Riley Gary Tydus
2007-2008 James Williams Crystal Barton Carlos Villarroel Gary Tydus Fatima Morrell
2008-2009 James Williams Crystal Barton Carlos Villarroel Gary Tydus
2009-2010 James Williams Crystal Barton Carlos Villarroel Gary Tydus
2010-2011 James Williams Crystal Barton Carlos Villarroel Naomi Cerre
2011-2012 James Williams Crystal Barton Carlos Villarroel Molly Allman
* Denotes interim appointment

Academics Edit

McKinley offers Regents level courses as required by New York State. McKinley's curriculum includes a career and technical component in classes such as Advertising Art, Aquatic Ecology, Horticulture, Machine Tool Technology, Printing, and four Building Trades: Electrical Technology, Carpentry, Plumbing, and Sheet Metal Technology.

References Edit

  1. Fairbanks, P., & Sommer, M. (2008, February 17). Bully or best buddy? Barton's two sides. The Buffalo News.
  2. William F. Riley, Buffalo Schools assistant principal. (2008, November). The Buffalo News
  3. Herod-Zak, R. (2006). 03-22-06 Administrative Board Changes (Supplemental). Board of Education Meeting January 11, 2005 (p. 1). Buffalo: Buffalo Public Schools.

External linksEdit

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