Joseph C. Wilson Foundation Academy  
    Joseph C. Wilson Foundation Academy
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    Principal: Dr. Deasure Matthew | Deasure.Matthew@rcsdk12.org
    Assistant Principal: Lowan Brown | Lowan.Brown@rcsdk12.org
    Assistant Principal: David Dorsey | David.Dorsey@rcsdk12.org
    Parent Contact: Pamela Francis | Pamela.Francis@rcsdk12.org
    Home School Assistant: Anthony Padilla | Anthony.Padilla@rcsdk12.org
    Board Liaison: Melanie FunchessMelanie.Funchess@rcsdk12.org
    School Chief: Toyia Wilson - Chief of School Leadership PreK-12
    School Profile  School Improvement Plan  DASA Coordinator
    Restorative Practices           
    Grade Level: K-8
    Uniforms Required: Yes
    Foreign Languages: Spanish, Kiswahili 
    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
    Saturday School: No
    On-Site After-School Care: Yes, through SWAN

    Extended/Expanded Day: No
    Summer Programs: No

    Business/College/Faith Partnerships: Southwest Area Neighborhood Association (SWAN), University of Rochester
    • The only International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Program for grades 7-8 in the Rochester City School District, and an IB Candidate School for the Primary Years Program for grades K-6.

    • Primary grades K-6 students are introduced to the IB instructional framework through the implementation of the ten IB learner profiles and six transdisciplinary themes.
    • The IB Middle Years Program provides a framework of academic challenge that encourages students to become critical and reflective thinkers. The students understand and embrace the connections between traditional subjects and the real world.