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Paideia School 15
Grades Pre-K – 8

175 Westchester Avenue Yonkers, NY 10707 (914) 376-8645

  • Paideia

The Theme/Philosophy
Paideia Program

  • Early literacy and a strong foundation in basic skills
  • A rigorous liberal arts education allows all students to develop the skills necessary to earn a living, think and act critically as responsible citizens, and continue educating themselves as life-long learners
  • Students and adults alike are both teachers and learners
  • Three modes of instruction: Didactic, Coaching, and Socratic Seminar
    • Didactic mode is the acquisition of organized knowledge through such means as textbooks, lectures, and videos
    • Coaching engages students in coached projects that investigate real world problems
    • Seminar involves reading and studying texts, listening and responding to classmates’ comments, and thinking critically
  • Emphasis on Humanities, Arts and Sciences
  • Community service and philanthropy are part of the school’s culture
  • Student-produced Shakespearean theater productions
  • Unique instructional environments are available to students, such as inclusion classes for special needs students

The Partners
This school works closely with:

  • National Paideia Center
  • Crestwood Library
  • Juvenile Law Program
  • S.M.A.R.T. Program
  • Boy/Girl Scouts
  • Officer Phil
  • Mad Science Program









































































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