Paideia School 24

  • Ms. Kim Davis, Principal

    Grades Pre-K – 6

    School Website - yonkerspublicschools.org/ps24

    50 Colin Street • Yonkers, NY 10701 • (914) 376-8640

    • Paideia Program

  • School Theme

    Paideia Program

    • Designated a Paideia Demonstration School

    • 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

    • 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

    • Small group reading and writing instruction

  • The Partners

    This school works closely with:

    • Andrus

    • Hudson River Museum of Westchester

    • The Family Welcome Center

    • The Goal Program

    • Youth Theatre Interactions

    • ArtsWestchester

    • Boy/Girl Scouts of America