School 9 uses instructional programs with specific coherent content taught from first to fifth grade celebrating great works of literature. Teachers are committed to developing the whole child, which means they work untiringly to see that each child reaches his or her potential in the academic, social, emotional and physical aspects of development. Arts and humanities themes are integrated in the curriculum along with Multi-disciplinary lessons link literature, written expression and artistic expression to the history of human civilization.
School 9 technologies are used as a tool to support literacy, critical thinking, and New York State and Yonkers Learning Standards Library contains a computer research center to support in-depth and creative instruction. The children are actively involved in extensive, hands on projects requiring the use of state of the art technology; enabling them to become productive citizens of an ever changing global society. Research-based best practices are used in reading, the writing process, mathematics, science and social studies. Reading, writing and mathematics are taught in extended blocks of time to practice and apply skills.
School 9Yonkers City School District
53 Fairview Street
Yonkers, NY 10703
Urban Fringe of a Large City (Suburb: Large)
Serving Grades: PK-5, UE
Principal: Jennifer SchulmanCompare to nearby schools »
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