Joseph C. Wilson Foundation AcademyPrincipal: Dr. Deasure Matthew | Deasure.Matthew@rcsdk12.org
Assistant Principal: Lowan Brown | Lowan.Brown@rcsdk12.orgAssistant Principal: David Dorsey | David.Dorsey@rcsdk12.orgParent Contact: Pamela Francis | Pamela.Francis@rcsdk12.orgHome School Assistant: Anthony Padilla | Anthony.Padilla@rcsdk12.org
Board Liaison: Melanie Funchess| Melanie.Funchess@rcsdk12.orgSchool Chief: Toyia Wilson - Chief of School Leadership PreK-12
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.FACTSGrade Level: K-8Uniforms Required: YesForeign Languages: Spanish, KiswahiliEnglish Language Learners: YesHonors/Enrichment Classes: Yes
Early Literacy Program: YesChorus: YesBand/Orchestra: YesInstrumental Music Lessons: YesSports: YesStep Teams: NoSaturday 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 RochesterSCHOOL FEATURES
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.