Dr. Walter Cooper Academy School No. 10  
    Dr. Walter Cooper Academy School No. 10
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    Principal: Camaron Clyburn | Camaron.Clyburn@rcsdk12.org
    Assistant Principal: Deborah Washington | Deborah.Washington@RCSDK12.ORG
    Parent Contact: Freedia Ogden | Freedia.Ogden@rcsdk12.org
    School ChiefDr. Shirley JA Green - Chief of School Leadership Network PreK-8
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    RPS2  EL  
    Grade Levels: K-6 
    Uniforms Required: Yes
    Foreign Languages: No
    English Language Learners: Yes
    Honors/Enrichment Classes: Yes
    Early Literacy Program: Yes
    Chorus: Yes
    Band/Orchestra: Yes
    Instrumental Music Lessons: Yes
    Sports: Yes
    Step Teams: No - Has a Dance Team
    Extended/Expanded Day: No
    Saturday School: No
    On-Site After-School Care: No
    Summer Programs: No

    Business/College/Faith Partnerships: EL Education, Greater Rochester Health Foundation, YMCA, Rochester Engineering Society, University of Rochester Medical Students, International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP)
    • Dr. Walter Cooper Academy (DWCA) follows the EL Education model. The school engages its diverse student body in joyful, rigorous, and fascinating learning experiences, instilling both perseverance and a sense of responsibility in students. It is reinforced in the motto, “We never give up, never give up, never give up!”
    • The EL Learning model 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.
    • Daily morning meetings held in every classroom along with weekly school-wide community meetings to foster a community of caring and respectful learners.
    • Incorporates the use of technology in all grade level instruction with use of Smart Boards, iPads, ELMOS, cameras, Chromebooks and a double computer lab.