Cecil H. Parker School houses over 21 excellent staff members including specialists (Art, Physical Education, Reading, Music, media, Band, Strings, Literacy, ELL, Resource Room, and Inclusion), teacher assistants, a speech therapist, nurse, psychologist, and social worker. Ongoing efforts to extend its relationship with the community, school officials have visited local churches, tenant associations, and civic groups. The school continues to be available to spread its message of care to all community members. Numerous programs exist to encourage children's academic and social growth.
Cecil H. Parker School curricula includes a balanced literacy block averaging two hours daily, standards-based classroom instruction, America's Legislators Back to School Week. They additionally have a student newspaper, a school yearbook, African Drummers, Drama Club, Snack Cafe, Holiday Boutique, Boys' Mentoring Program, a varied music program featuring school band, orchestra, student choir, teachers' and parents' choir and praise dancers, peer mediation, after school tutoring, basketball team, recreation programs, Girls' Leadership Program, career education program, and the Parker School Store.
Other programs and events are Peer to Peer, EPIC Parenting Workshops, A and B honor Roll, Curriculum Night, Career Day, Henry Flagg Spelling Bee, Book Fairs, RIF Distribution Days, Reading Recovery, Junior Achievement, student council, mentoring program with community leaders.
Cecil H. Parker SchoolMt Vernon City School District
461 South Sixth Avenue
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
Urban Fringe of a Large City (Suburb: Large)
Serving Grades: K-6
Principal: Patricia MeedCompare to nearby schools »
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