About Our Programs

PROGRAM OFFERINGS

General:
Full range special education services including pre-school special education support.


Elementary & Pre-K:
Full Day Kindergarten;
Art, music, and physical education beginning in kindergarten.

Middle School:
Team structure at the middle school;
Foreign Language begins in 6th grade as an introductory course;  7th graders take foreign language every day for the year;
Instrumental instruction beginning in the 5th grade;
Over 10 clubs in the middle school;
One (1) full-scale theater productions annually at the middle school.

High School:
11 Advanced Placement courses at the high school;
Fifteen (15) college credit courses from the State University of New York (SUNY);
One (1) college credit course from Syracuse University;
Ten (10) honor societies;
Over 30 clubs in the high school;
Over 70 athletic teams: modified, junior varsity, varsity;
Multiple intramural sports teams;
Three (3) full-scale theater productions annually at the high school.

Enrichment

A differentiated educational program responds to the varying needs of advanced learners by challenging their intellectual talents.  Enrichment, alternative, accelerated, and individually prescribed activities are provided within regular classroom studies in grades 1 through 7.   At the high school, enrichment is offered through honors, college, and Advanced Placement courses.

FLEx

FLEx - Flexible Learning Exchange - is a period of time set aside in each elementary school day for students in grades kindergarten through four to receive a variety of enrichment and/or support services as an extension of their classroom instruction.  During FLEx, students may receive academic intervention, speech, resource room, occupational and/or physical therapy for anywhere from 20 - 45 minutes.  Classroom learning experiences may include centers or provide reinforcement for groups or individuals.   Students also use this time for research, writing, and technical activities.

Parent Involvement

  • Four (4) PTAs - one at each elementary and middle school
  • One (1) PTSA at the high school
  • Monthly Parent Advisory Council meetings with parents and administrators
  • Parent University
  • Representation on Building Leadership Teams, Interview Committees, Budget Vote Committee, Special Task Forces

Title I

The Title I (academic intervention) in reading, writing, and math provides skills, comprehension, and concept development for students who demonstrate needs in these areas.  Placement in this program is based on teacher recommendation, evaluation of classroom performance,  and analysis of standardized test results.

Universal Pre-Kindergarten

Funding for Pre-K and Statewide Full Day Pre-K is available on a limited basis for families of children who will be four (4) years old on or before December 1st.  Contact "Child Care Resources of Rockland" at (845) 425-0009 for details about their program.  Applications are available on the Child Care Resources of Rockland website.