About Us

We are a public school district located in Chautauqua County in Western New York. Our Black Knight family is dedicated to helping children learn, strive for excellence and become lifelong learners. We serve approximately 1,200 students from the Town of HanoverTown of SheridanVillage of Silver CreekIrving, the Cattaraugus Territory, plus a small part of the Town of Brant. An estimated 12% of our student population is Native American from the Cattaraugus Territory. Our district has three schools housed on one campus to serve students in Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12. We offer the best of small community living with close access to metropolitan areas of Buffalo, N.Y.,  Niagara Falls, N.Y.Erie, Pa., and Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Contact Us

1 Dickinson Street
Silver Creek, N.Y. 14136
Phone: (716) 934-2603
Fax: (716) 934-7983 

Superintendent Dr. Katie Ralston at ext. 1900
High School Principal Kyle Yelich at ext. 1116
Middle School Principal Bethany Brown at ext. 1400
Elementary School Principal Heather Krystofiak at ext. 1100

Assistant Elementary Principal Shannon Matson ext. 4982
Director of Special Education Megan Cook at ext. 4969
Interim Business Executive Brent Agett at ext. 1112

Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Technology Michelle Helmer ext. 4968
Director of Facilities Scott Pound at ext. 4262
Transportation Supervisor Lisa Izzio at ext. 1963
Health Office Jennifer Johnson RN, BSN at ext. 1107
Superintendent's Secretary/District Clerk/Records Access Officer Emily Cole at ext. 1900