Located almost directly on the Hastings/Yonkers border, the Greenburgh Graham School District is an academic…More intervention campus that also serves as a residential youth detention facility. Between the district's two schools, Ziccolella Elementary-Middle School and Martin Luther King Jr. High School, there are currently 324 students, 160 of whom are residential. </p>
<p>Students at Greenburgh Graham have been deemed "underserved" by their home districts and many come with specific special education requirements. The school offers a full academic program, including a "credit-recovery" program for students lacking the core academic courses needed to graduate by New York State standards. The school is in session year-round. </p>
<p>"Our Superintendent Amy Goodman is a true innovator," said Academic Interventions Coordinator Andrea Byrne. "She believes the children in this district are entitled to everything students have in other districts."</p>
<p>The mission of the school is for students to realize their undeveloped academic strengths and grow emotionally during their time there. </p>
Irvington High School 40 N Broadway, Irvington, NY10533 Irvington High School serves grades 9 to 12 in Irvington Union Free School District. The school organizes a variety of…More events and activities. It has a library that can be accessed from Monday to Friday from 7.30am to 3.20pm. It is one of the few public middle schools in New York to have received a distinguished Great Schools Rating of 10 out of 10. Dr. Scott Mosenthal is the principal of the school. For more information, call the numbers provided or visit the Web site.
The Greenburgh Abbott School District is a Special Act School District located on the 16-acre Abbott House campus in…More Irvington. Students in the school are comprised both of residential students from Abbott House and day students from community school districts in Westchester County and New York City. </p>
<p>Abbott School is all male, educating boys in grades K-8 who have been homeless, abandoned, neglected, abused or who are developmentally disabled. </p>
<p>The district superintendent is Harold A. Coles, Psy.D.</p>
<p>In addition to classroom teachers who are dually certified, the staff includes school psychologists, enrichment/remedial reading and math teachers, a speech therapist, a guidance counselor, an art teacher, a music teacher and occupational therapy services. The school takes pride in its Arts in Education program, which aims to enrich regular subject areas and provide students with important exposure to the arts. As part of the program, students travel to the Westchester Symphony Orchestra to learn about music and to local museums to learn about the exhibits and visual art concepts. The school also incorporates visiting artists into the school schedule and participates in the Performing Arts Center Children's Shakespeare Festival.</p>
<p>The District provides a strong Special Education program that focuses on individualization. Classes follow the full state-prescribed curriculum for each grade level, including courses in computer literacy and foreign language. Students participate in all state grade level testing.</p>
The Hastings-on-Hudson Public School District consists of three buildings: Hillside Elementary School, Farragut…More Middle School and Hastings High School. There are approximately 1600 students in total. Each of the three schools has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. </p>
<p>Of the 2009 graduating class, 96% of students continued on to post-secondary education. 100% of students took the SAT exam, with a mean critical reading score of 598 and mean math score of 595. </p>
<p>The district prides itself on its attention to the arts and critical thinking. Students are encouraged to take courses in a variety of subject areas. They have maintained small class sizes and a strong sense of community. Teachers and administrators make a point of learning students' names and areas of academic strength and weakness. </p>
Irvington Union - Main Street School 101 Main St, Irvington, NY10533 Main Street School is part of the Irvington Union Free School District and serves fourth and fifth grade students. Aside…More from the standard core academic curriculum, this school also offers many extracurricular activities such as chorus, orchestra, band, and a variety of intramural sports. Computer training is available, and is considered an important part of the curriculum, along with art and physical education.
The Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District is a public school district comprised of Springhurst Elementary School,…More Dobbs Ferry Middle School and Dobbs Ferry High School. District superintendent Debra Kaplan takes pride in overseeing a learning community that fosters close interaction between faculty and students and capitalizes on the resources afforded to a district located so close to New York City. Their rigorous academic curriculum begins in elementary school (with programs like elementary foreign language and Singapore Math) and continues through high school with their International Baccalaureate program unique to Westchester schools. </p>
<p>Another element of Dobbs Ferry's mission is that all students can learn at high levels, and for this reason, students are never denied to opportunity to take an advanced class.</p>
<p>"We encourage all students to take honors and IB classes and then provide them with the resources they need to succeed in them," Kaplan said.</p>
<p>Other tenets of Dobbs Ferry's philosophy include: teaching a global understanding, developing writing skills and instructing in the use of technology.</p>
<p>Dobbs Ferry has a comprehensive special education program for students with special needs, and provides on-going staff development training for teachers.</p>
<p>Their overall goal is for students to attain the skills they need to succeed in college and beyond. </p>
Irvington Middle School 40 N Broadway, Irvington, NY10533 Irvington Middle School serves grades 6 to 8 in Irvington Union Free School District. The school organizes a variety…More of events and activities. It provides special education for disabled children, summer programs and character education. It has a library that can be accessed from Monday to Friday from 7.30am to 3.20pm. It is one of the few public middle schools in New York that has received a distinguished Great Schools Rating of 10 out of 10. David J. Sottile is the principal of the school. For more information, call the numbers provided or visit the Web site.
Springhurst is the elementary school for the Dobbs Ferry School District, serving students from kindergarten through…More fifth grade. The school motto is "where eagles learn to fly," which refers to the high school mascot, The Eagles. Springhurst is recognised as a National School of Excellence and offers a wide range of opportunities for its students.</p>
<p>Springhurst Elementary School offers an amazing elementary foreign language program, which begins in second grade. Singapore Math, a rigorous elementary mathematics curriculum, is also another program that is known for its excellence. </p>
Dr. Kenneth B. Clark Academy 71 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY10522 The Dr. Kenneth B. Clark Academy is one of three schools that make up the Greenburgh-North Castle (GNC) Union Free…More School District, the other two campuses being in Yonkers and Valhalla. The GNC is a special educational middle and high school that combines traditional education with vocational and transitional training to help its students prepare for the future. Clark Academy itself is affiliated with St. Christopher's Inc.