The Ilion Central School District is located in
Ilion, NY in southern Herkimer County on the southern bank of central
New York's historic Mohawk River.
With more than 1700 Pre-K–12 students, Ilion
Central School District is the largest school district in Herkimer
County. In 2000, the district completed a $32-million building
project that added instructional and physical education space to our
three campuses. The district is currently in the midst of a
$20-million EXCEL construction project to improve technology, safety,
Students in grades K–6 attend one of two
elementary schools—Barringer Road and Remington. Remington also hosts
the district's Pre-K students in a special wing reserved just for the
program. Grades 7-12 attend the Junior-Senior High School.
All three campuses have athletic fields and
facilities. Our sports teams are the Golden Bombers and our school
colors are Gold and Brown.
Ilion offers diverse cultural, recreational, and
educational opportunities. The community is only 20 minutes away from
the city of Utica, 75 minutes from Syracuse, and 90 minutes from the
state capital Albany. The Erie Canal, Farmer's Museum, Baseball Hall
of Fame, Fort Herkimer, Herkimer Diamond Mines, Glimmerglass Opera,
Stanley Theatre, the Munson-Williams-Proctor Art Institute, and the
Adirondack Park area all less than an hour's drive away. Major
shopping plazas, restaurants, health services, and theaters and just
Area colleges include Herkimer County Community
College, Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica College, SUNY
Institute of Technology, Utica School of Commerce, St. Elizabeth
Medical Center School of Radiology, St. Elizabeth College of Nursing,
Faxton-St Luke's Healthcare School of Radiologic Technology, and
Over 50 percent of local workers are employed in
educational, health and social services (24 percent); manufacturing
(14 percent); and retail trade (14 percent).
Ilion is a quaint village proud of its history.
Settled in the early 1700s by Palatine Germans, it blossomed as a stop
on the Erie Canal. Today it is the corporate home firearm manufacturer