Drexel Avenue School Kindergarten Program has an a rich language arts program focused on the Harcourt-Brace District reading program and uses a variety of supporting materials in the room such as leveled libraries and Weekly Reader and Scholastic newspapers. Their materials are all focused on Phonics based approach that introduces our students to classic and award winning children's literature to enhance their writing skills and verbal language. Students also have a physical education program, library program, and music program.
At Drexel Avenue School they also have a special 6 week enhancement’ program of 18 students that meets once a week for 2 and one half hours to work on theme related projects. Students requiring focused AIS intervention are using the enrichment program that meets two afternoons a week for three hours and works with small groups of students including the Occupational Therapist who works on strengthening small motor skills. Also there is morning math enrichment class that we call "A.P. Math". Students work in small groups with a teacher to enhance their problem solving skills using hands on materials.
Drexel Avenue SchoolWestbury Union Free School District
161 Drexel Avenue
Westbury, NY 11590
Urban Fringe of a Large City (Suburb: Large)
Serving Grades: 3-5
Principal: Dr. Wanda ToledoCompare to nearby schools »
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