Adlai E. Stevenson School 29 uses Common Core standards-based curriculum and instruction to ensure that all students meet or exceed state and national standards in all subject areas. We are proud to have an experienced, capable staff of caring individuals. Our four major goals are to improve in the areas of literacy, numeracy, technology and attendance. We celebrate numerous community-based partnerships which provide mentors who offer additional support and form positive relationships with our students. We also provide enrichment activities for our students and we embrace parental involvement.
Uses the walk to intervention model to effectively provide targeted research based instruction to students.
Provides students with 2 1/2 hours of uninterrupted language arts instruction every day. Students engage in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and skill practice in a structured environment in which they understand the routines and expectations.
Provides students with one hour of uninterrupted instruction in mathematics every day.
Teacher specialists work with classroom teachers to support student learning in all subjects.
Offers several technology programs such as Compass Learning, a cross curricular technology program that reinforces skills that are taught in the classroom and Renaissance Place, a technology-based reading program, and has a student computer in each classroom. Acuitya reinforcment program to help students focus on their individual learning. Lexia Reading which is an individualized reading program. Each student has 1/2 hour of computer instruction each week.
Has an outstanding, award-winning after-school program provided by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Rochester. Children participate in academics, arts, recreation, and social skills-building activities from 3:30-5:00 p.m. daily.
Has an award-winning partnership with the Monroe County Bar Association's Lawyers for Learning, which provides more than 100 mentors for students each year and bookbags of school supplies for every child. Other partnerships include UReading (University of Rochester), Learners For Life (Rotary Club, M&T Bank, Harter Secrest Law Firm), After-School Volunteer Program (Time Warner), Generation Give Back (American Red Cross) and the City of Rochester Fire Department Volunteer Program.
Supplies an Agenda Planner home-school notebook to each student to support communication between parents and teachers and foster growth in students' organizational skills.
Requires students in grades K-6 to wear a school uniform (white, light blue, or navy blue tops and navy blue khaki bottoms) to eliminate the focus on clothing..
Parent-Teacher Student Association (PTSA) meets monthly and is a charter member of the National PTA. Provides opportunities for educational exchange between educators, parents and students.