Has a focus according to New York State academic standards.
Uses the Common Core Learning Standards and State Modules to help all students meet academic standards in reading and math.
Is organized into grade-level clusters or groupings so that teachers can collaborate to meet students' instructional needs. There are 3 major clusters: K-2, 3-4, 5-6 grades.
Utilizes the Respect & Protect school conduct program to foster good behavior and a positive learning environment.
Provides students with a voice in the school community through the Student Government Association's Council of the Bulldogs.
Has a championship KBA (Kids Basketball Association) team, .
Has a spectacular Cheerleading Team.
Holds monthly celebrations of students' character development achievement.
Has a PTO that is very visible and active in the school community.
Provides services for students and the community through the School No. 2 Wellness Center, which provides partnerships with Eastman Dental, Hillside Family of Agencies, various universities and colleges and an After-School Program sponsored by Society for the Protection & Care of Children.
Is part of a multi-year grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to develop community gardens and teach students how produce goes from seed to market.