Roberto Clemente School No. 8
This school is currently in Receivership status by the New York State Education Department. For more information about Receivership or to view the school’s improvement measures, please visit https://www.rcsdk12.org/receivership.
Grade Levels: PreK-8
Busing: School Buses
Student Enrollment: 508
Uniforms Required: No
Foreign Languages: Spanish
English Language Learners: Yes
Honors/Enrichment Classes: Regents
Early Literacy Program: Yes
Instrumental Music Lessons: Yes
Step Teams: No
Extended/Expanded Day: Yes
Saturday School: No
On-Site After-School Care: Yes
Summer Programs: Yes
Health/Wellness Center: No
Business/College/Faith Partnerships: Rochester Rotary, AmeriCorps, Eastman Dental SMILEMobile, Eastman Vision, Center for Youth, Rochester Police Department (Clinton Avenue Section), YMCA, Children’s Institute-Primary Project, St. Thomas Episcopal Church, IBERO, Healthikids NY, Common Ground Health, Lincoln Library, EL Education, Genesee Community Charter School, Roland Williams Champions Academy, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Therapy Dog International, Assisi Institute, WXXI, Foodlink Curbside Market, Finger Lakes Health, WXXI
- Expanded Learning Time (ELT) School with a 7.5 hour day: students receive more than 200 extra hours each year of academic, social-emotional, and recreational opportunities beyond those offered during a traditional school day.
- Expeditionary Learning (EL) school, where students learn through in-depth study of interesting topics that explore different subject areas. Students learn in groups and demonstrate progress through projects, presentations, and portfolios, in addition to traditional learning.
- Extracurricular activities include student government, modified sports (grades 7-8), Kids Co-Ed Basketball Association (grades 4-6), band, orchestra, instrumental lessons, theater, and choir.