Forest Park Elementary School has a very enthusiastic Parents and Teachers association working hand in hand to grant its students the best learning experience in grade School. Forest Park School, believes that all children can learn and have fun, appreciate humor, and expand their creativity. Teachers encourage academic growth by using a variety of strategies to address individual needs and learning styles for success. Forest Park Elementary School will provide children with a positive, trusting, safe and supportive environment that develops self-esteem, self-motivation and responsibility.
The Forest Park Elementary School reading program incorporates a balanced literacy approach that includes the following components: read aloud, shared reading, guided reading, literature study, and independent reading. A wide range of literary genres and other materials are used, and instruction varies from full class to small groups to individualized work. The staff understands the profound impact the work they do has on the life of our students. They strive to provide a safe nurturing learning environment where every child can demonstrate their strengths and receive support for their needs. They know that they need to build a partnership with the parents and caregivers of the students if they are going to help all children be successful.
Forest Park Elementary SchoolSouth Colonie Central School District
100 Forest Drive
Albany, NY 12205
Urban Fringe of a Mid-Size City (Suburb: Large)
Serving Grades: K-4
Principal: Patrick GunnerCompare to nearby schools »
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