Dr. Walter Cooper Academy School No. 10 is the Rochester City School District's newest elementary school. Through the Expeditionary Learning model, the school engages its diverse student body in joyful, rigorous, and fascinating learning experiences. We use both traditional and technological tools, along with resources from our community, to help our students learn deeply while developing an internal sense of motivation and pride. We instill in our students both perseverance and a sense of responsibility, as reinforced in our motto, “We never give up, never give up, never give up!”
Dr. Walter Cooper Academy School No. 10:
Follows the Expeditionary Learning model, which promotes rigorous and engaging curriculum through long term, interdisciplinary studies and active, inquiry-based learning along with the development of positive school culture and students' character.
Encourages parental involvement and communication through participation in Student Learning Exhibitions, Field Study chaperones, Cooper Circle, monthly Parent Association Meetings, Father's Group, and weekly school newsletter.
Has partnerships with Xerox, Broccolo Tree & Lawn, InterVol, Rochester Education Foundation, Project UNIQUE, Panther Graphics, St. John Fisher, and University of Rochester.