About our schools

All Yonkers Schools

    • Build essential knowledge and skills in all New York State Common Core Learning Standards, providing a deep foundation in all academic areas
    • Offer learning environments premised on teaching philosophies that help students acquire subject matter and realize academic success in accordance to their learning preferences
    • Integrate technology throughout all areas of instructional design to reflect a new world of learning; infuse innovative and web-based instruction into classrooms, computer labs and library-media centers to provide extended learning opportunities for all students
    • Integrate enrichment opportunities through curriculum-themed experiences including field trips, music and art enrichment opportunities, project-based and cooperative-learning initiatives, and extracurricular activities
    • Offer supplementary support services through Title I Reading and Mathematics, Resource Rooms, English as a New Language (ENL), School Guidance Counselors, Social Workers, and School Psychologists
    • Foster partnerships with community organizations, cultural institutions and colleges that provide extended learning opportunities
    • Engage parents as partners in education through Parent Teacher Associations, workshops, conferences, open houses, performances, advisory committees and school-based decision-making teams, and Family Welcome Centers
    • Introduce career interests through curricular studies, service learning, and real world connections
    • Promote ongoing Professional Development through common planning periods, workshops and courses, curriculum development and collegial sharing
    • Improve self-esteem and respect for others through multicultural and intergenerational education studies, programs, and celebrations
    • Uphold and uniformly enforce the District’s Code of Conduct and Uniform Policy/Dress Code Policies for Students and Staff to provide a safe, orderly learning environment