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School No. 45 offers a welcoming environment for students and families in grades Pre-K through 8th grade. The school opened in September 1996 and was recognized for excellence in architectural design.  It is located on a large campus in the northeast section of Rochester and is easily accessible by bus.

School 45

  • Literacy instruction is delivered via the workshop model which provides students with direct instruction, a work period to practice new skills and a closing which is an opportunity to share work with their classmates.
  • The school is equipped with three computer labs and four mobile laptop carts. 100% of the students at School No. 45 receive computer instruction.
  • The Center for Youth is a partner with School No. 45 in our Student Family Support Center.  A full-time Child and Family Therapist is on-site.

A Cold Day on the Roof to Support Reading! 
Acting Principal Jason Wertz challenged students at School No. 45 to read at least 10 books from November 4 to December 16. Because the students reached this goal, our Principal spent the school day on the roof!

Shortly after students arrived to school on a cold December Wednesday, the Rochester Fire Department lifted Principal Wertz onto the roof. Students, staff, and parents were present to cheer him on and celebrate their achievements in reading. NYS Senator Joe Robach and Mayor Lovely Warren stopped by to show their support as well. Books were available for adults to come into the school and read to the students throughout the day.
Great job Principal Wertz and School No. 45 students!