West Irondequoit Central School District

The West Irondequoit Central School District is a public school district in New York State that serves approximately 4000 students in the western half of the town of Irondequoit in Monroe County, with over 600 employees and an operating budget of $82.4 million (~$20,319 per student).[3]

West Irondequoit Central School District
321 List Ave
Rochester, NY 14617
, Monroe County, New York, 14617
United States
Coordinates43°12′59″N 77°35′36″W / 43.2165°N 77.5932°W / 43.2165; -77.5932 (District office)
District information
MottoPeak performance
GradesPre-K-12 and adult education
EstablishedJuly 1953 (1953-07)
SuperintendentDr. Aaron Johnson
Asst. superintendent(s)James Brennan, Michelle Cramer, Christina Miga
SchoolsSix elementary schools (K–3)
Two middle schools (4–6)
One junior high school (7–8)
One senior high school (9–12)
BudgetSteady US$82.4 million (2021–2022[1])
NCES District ID3615390[2]
Students and staff
Students3630 (2021–2022)[1]
Teachers274 (2018–2019)[1]
Staff345 (2018–2019)[1]
Other information
UnionsNYSUT, West Irondequoit Teachers' Association

The average class size is 21 students and the student-teacher ratio is 13.6:1(elementary), 13.6:1(middle-high school).[3]

The District motto is "Peak Performance".

Dr. Aaron Johnson is the Superintendent of Schools.



A high school building was erected in 1924 as the Irondequoit Free Union School, District Number 3. In 1953, District Number 3 and District Number 4 combined to become the West Irondequoit Central School District.

Name Tenure
Alfred C. Hamilton – 1944
Franklyn S. Barry 1945 – 1947
Floyd B. Rasbach 1948 – 1960
Earle W. Helmer – 1973
William J. Early
Joseph R. Sproule
Glenn F. Wachter 1996 – 2003
Jeffrey B. Crane November 1, 2003 – December 31, 2018
Jon Hunter (interim) January 1, 2019 - March 5, 2019
Aaron Johnson March 6, 2019 – present

Board of education


The Board of Education (BOE) consists of 7 members who serve rotating 3-year terms. Elections are held each May for board members and to vote on the School District Budget. Student representatives, elected by the student body for 1-year terms, also attend BOE meetings; their vote is unofficial.

Current board members are:

  • Matthew Metras, President
  • Matthew Sullivan, Vice President
  • Melissa Borher
  • Victoria Bournival
  • Justin Connor
  • Rosa Vargas-Cronin
  • John Vay



To improve K-3 achievement, the administration of the elementary schools changed in July 2007 one principal per school to one principal for each pair of schools: Briarwood/Colebrook, Brookview/Seneca and Listwood/Southlawn.

Elementary school

  • Briarwood Elementary School (K-3), Principal - Brenna Farrell
  • Brookview Elementary School (K-3), Principal - Alicia Spitz
  • Colebrook Elementary School (K-3), Principal - Brenna Farrell
  • Listwood Elementary School (K-3), Principal - Gayle Pavone
  • Seneca Elementary (K-3), Principal - Alicia Spitz
  • Southlawn Elementary (K-3), Principal - Gayle Pavone

Middle school

  • Iroquois Middle School (4-6), Principal - Christian Zwahlen
  • Rogers Middle School (4-6), Principal - Nicholas DiMartino

High school

  • Dake Junior High School (7-8), Principal - Troy Bajaradi
  • Irondequoit High School (9-12), Principal - Alecia Zipp-McLaughlin


  1. ^ a b c d "2021-2022 Budget Book" (PDF). District website. Irondequoit, New York: West Irondequoit Central School District. 2021. Retrieved July 13, 2021.
  2. ^ "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for West Irondequoit Central School District". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved December 14, 2012.
  3. ^ a b 2007 Facts & Figures booklet, Monroe County School Boards Association MCSBA