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Enrico Fermi School
Grades Pre-K – 8

27 Poplar Street Yonkers, NY 10701 (914) 376-8460

  • Community School Model
  • Transitional Bilingual Education Program

The Theme/Philosophy
Community Based 21st Century Learners

  • Inquiry-based learning emphasizes cooperative learning,
  • the development of public speaking and writing skills
  • Technology is integrated in the total instructional program
  • Reading, writing and mathematics are taught through arts activities such as plays and performances, song writing and stage set design
  • Participation in the Arts help students develop a strong sense of self-esteem, poise and discipline
  • Focus on writing initiative throughout the content areas
  • Utilization of varied, effective instructional strategies to address the individual needs of diverse learners
  • Literacy activities emphasizing written and spoken language, mathematics and science are taught in a literature- based format
  • Sciences are incorporated into the curriculum, student scientists perform hands-on experiments to explore their world at home and at school
  • Participation in the Arts helps students to identify career choices
  • Secondary students (Grades 7 and 8) participate in an accelerated program providing students the opportunity to take the following courses: Living Environment Earth, Science and Integrated Algebra Regents.
  • Successful students earn up to two high school credits towards their high school graduation requirements.

The Partners
This school works closely with:

  • Yonkers Spectrum
  • Yonkers Pathways to Success
  • Family Center
  • Westchester Andrus Mental Health Program
  • Healthy Respect
  • Program Reach
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital
  • Jacob Burns Film Center
  • Groundwork Hudson Valley
  • Greenburgh Nature Center
  • Sarah Lawrence College
  • Westchester Food Bank
  • Philipse Manor Hall
  • National Honor Society
  • Generation Ready
  • Yonkers Public Library
  • Parent/Teacher Association
  • Yonkers Historical Society
  • Mercy College
  • College of New Rochelle
  • Westchester District Attorney’s Office









































































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