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    World of Inquiry School No. 58  
     
    World of Inquiry School No. 58
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    Principal: T'Hani Pantoja | THani.Pantoji@rcsdk12.org
    Assistant PrincipalP.Kwame Donko-Hanson | P.Kwame.Donko-Hanson@rcsdk12.org
    Assistant Principal: Adrienne Steflik | adrienne.steflik@rcsdk12.org
    Assistant Principal: Jeffrey Mikols | jeffrey.mikols@rcsdk12.org
    Assistant Principal:Shelly Boyd | Shelly.Boyd@rcsdk12.org
    Academy Director
    Jennifer Johnson | Jennifer.Johnson2@RCSDK12.ORG

    Board LiaisonDr. Elizabeth Hallmark | Elizabeth.Hallmark@rcsdk12.org
    School Chief: Amy Schiavi | Amy.Schiavi@rcsdk12.org
     
     School Improvement Plan  DASA Coordinator  
     
     
    Grade K-6 Program Information
    Start Time: 9:30 a.m.
    Dismissal Time: 3:30 p.m.
     
    Grade 7-12 Program Information
    Start Time: 7:30 a.m.
    Dismissal Time: 2:30 p.m.
     
    World of Inquiry is a close-knit community that teaches students of all ages to be questioners, critical thinkers, and problem-solvers. The school motto is, “We are crew, not passengers.” Learning at World of Inquiry occurs through grade-level expeditions, which are in-depth studies of a single topic or theme that promote active learning, adventure, and service to others. A K-12 school, many of the current 9th- through 12th-graders have attended school together since Kindergarten, forming close relationships that foster a sense of family. Because the majority of 6th-graders choose to stay for high school, generally there are not many open seats in 7th grade.
     
    FACTS
    Uniforms: Yes
    Busing: RTS
    Foreign Languages: Spanish
    Advanced Placement (AP): Yes
    Health/Wellness Center: No
    Business/College/Faith Partnerships: Key Bank, M&T, Monroe Community College, University of Rochester, St. John Fisher College, Nazareth College, Junior Achievement, Hillside Work Scholarship, Upward Bound, Liberty Partnership, U of R Science Stars
    Student-Parent School Compact Agreement required: Yes
     
    SCHOOL FEATURES
    • A K-12 Expeditionary Learning School (also known as EL Education Schools).
    • Students are engaged in learning expeditions and case studies, which can include project-based learning, working with community experts, and participating in field studies to places
      near and far.
    • Juniors and seniors are required to take capstone classes, which allow them to create their own mini expedition and/or case study.
    • Rigorous academics are balanced with intentional development of character. All students will be enrolled in advisory crew, contribute to school-wide morning meetings, conduct student led conferences, learn the art of presentation, and participate in service learning opportunities. Students will also have the opportunity to partake in multiple outdoor activities.
    • The school is built on a culture of collaboration between home and school, with high levels of parent engagement and participation.
    • World of Inquiry has demonstrated an average 90% graduation rate since 2015.
    • All students who applied to college were accepted (100% college acceptance rate in 2019).

    CAREER PATHWAY PROGRAMS

    NYSED Approved CTE Programs

    • Fire Science at Rochester Educational Opportunity Center
    • Criminal Justice/Police at Rochester Educational Opportunity Center

    Shared-Time Programs

    • Intro to Career Pathways to Public Safety Program (Grade 11)
    • Emergency Medical Services at Rochester Educational Opportunity Center
    • Emergency Communications/911 at Rochester Educational Opportunity Center
    • Cosmetology Program at Rochester Educational Opportunity Center
    • Automotive at Edison
    • Construction at Edison