DeWitt Middle School
560 Warren Rd
Ithaca NY 14850

Principal: Mac Knight

Phone: 607-257-3222
Fax: 607-266-3502
Attendance: 607-257-6571
Nurse: 607-266-3510
Transportation: 607-274-2128

Chromebook Help Desk:


DeWitt Middle School Hours:

8:55 am – 3:21 pm

(Doors open at 8:00 am)

News and Events

DeWitt PTA is Now on Facebook!

The DeWitt PTA is a moderated and closed group. Follow this link to request to join the group.

Stay Informed, Join The DeWitt PTA Listserv!

To join, click on the link,, and type "Please add me to the PTA listserv." in the subject line, mention your child's name and grade in the body, and the administrator will add your email address to our list.

2018/19 School Supply Lists

6th Grade Supply List

7th Grade Supply List

8th Grade Supply List

DeWitt Middle School Welcomes New Staff

On behalf of the DeWitt learning community, we would like to welcome the following staff to the DeWitt family of educators whose professional passion is making a difference by building lifelong relationships with our students, their families and with each other.

Forms Due September 20

Media Release Forms and Chromebook Permission Forms and Media Release Forms must be completed and returned to DeWitt Middle School by September 20. You can find these forms on page 34 & 39 of the DeWitt PTA Newsletter and on the Forms page of this website. Free and Reduced Lunch Applications can also be found on the forms page.

Vaccinations must be Up-To-Date by September 20

Students will be excluded if they are not compliant with all the state mandated vaccinations by September 20,2018. Immunization information can be found on page 28 of the PTA Newsletter. If you have any questions
please contact the school nurse, Mary Gessini, 607-266-3510.

DeWitt Math Open House
Thursday, September 20
DeWitt Auditorium

There will be a brief presentation geared especially towards 6th Grade Math at DeWitt followed by a question answer period focused on math. Click here for more information.

Picture Day
Thursday, September 27

LifeTouch will be at DeWitt on Thursday, September 27th. They will be back at school on Friday, November 2rd for retakes. For more information visit LifeTouch's website. DeWitt Middle School's Picture ID is WL018061Y0.

DeWitt Middle School T-Shirts and Sweatshirts
Order Form Due September 30

Show your school spirit by with DeWitt Middle School t-shirts and hoodie sweatshirts. Click here to view options and order form. Forms must be returned to DeWitt Middle School by September 30. Please make checks payable to DeWitt MS PTA.

SEPTA Meeting
Monday, October 15
5:30 – 7:00 pm​​​​​
Beverly J Martin Elementary School Cafeteria

SEPTA is Ithaca City School District's Special Education PTA. This is a district-wide PTA group that welcomes caregivers and teachers from all backgrounds and schools. Click here for more information about SEPTA and the first meeting of this ​​​school year.

​​​Early Release Emergency Drill
Tuesday, October 2 

On Tuesday, October 2 Ithaca City School District will be conducting a district-wide emergency release drill. All schools will close 15 minutes early and there will be no after school activities.

New School Lunch Prices

All school lunches in the district will increase by 5 cents. Despite these changes, breakfast prices in the ICSD will remain at the same rate as last year and the price of reduced meals will remain at 25 cents. The new meal prices are below.

  • Elementary school: $1.55 breakfast, $2.65 lunch
  • Middle school: $1.80 breakfast, $2.90 lunch
  • High school: $2.05 breakfast, $3.15 lunch
  • All Schools: $.75 Milk

View the ICSD press release for more information concerning the price increase. If you need assistance, you can down load a Free and Reduced Lunch Application at

Don't Forget to Fill Out Your Child's ICSD Forms!
Forms are Due September 20

The 2018 Chromebook Permission Form, Media Release Form and Free and Reduced Lunch Forms can all be found in the September/October Newsletter (see the link on the left). They will be posted on the forms page on this website  soon. Please complete the forms and return them to DeWitt Middle School by September 20.