School 29 is a community of learners and special needs students participate in all school activities and thrive in a caring and supportive school environment. School 29 applies an integrated approach to curriculum using mathematics and science as a basis for instruction develops students’ problem solving and logical thinking skills. The purpose of this school is to nurture each student's unique potential, enabling them to become life long learners. Literacy is at the heart of all programs and activities emphasizing written and spoken language, mathematics and the arts in a literature-based format across all areas of the curriculum.
School 29 teachers work to awaken student’s intellectual curiosity through experiential learning; focusing on the skills needed to gather, analyze, and communicate information. School 29 computer Technologies, Foreign Language Programs, Cultural Awareness Programs, Business-Schools Partnership, Targeted Instruction and Prescriptive Diagnostic Learning Strategies, students will become aware of their responsibilities in a larger global community and will be academically prepared for a successful future.
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 29Yonkers City School District
47 Croydon Road
Yonkers, NY 10710
Urban Fringe of a Large City (Suburb: Large)
Serving Grades: PK-7, UE
Principal: Carol BlakneyCompare to nearby schools »
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