• School 12
    Anna Murray-Douglass Academy School No. 12
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    Interim Principal: John Gonzalez | John.Gonzalez@rcsdk12.org
    Assistant Principal: Faith Hart | Faith.Hart@rcsdk12.org
    Assistant PrincipalKathleen Trepanier | kathleen.trepanier@rcsdk12.org
    Assistant Principal: Margaret Crowley | margaret.crowley@rcsdk12.org
    Parent Contact: Susan Allen | Susan.Allen@rcsdk12.org
    Board Liaison: Beatriz LeBron| beatriz.lebron@rcsdk12.org
    School ChiefDr. Shirley JA Green - Chief of School Leadership Network PreK-8

    School Improvement Plan  DASA Coordinator  
    Program Information
    Start Time: 7:30 a.m.
    Dismissal Time: 2:00 p.m.
    Grade Level: K-8

    Uniforms Required: No
    Busing: School Buses

    Student Enrollment: 800
    Foreign Languages: Spanish in a Dual Language Program
    Tutoring/After School: Yes
    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
    Extended/Expanded Day: No
    Saturday School: No
    On-Site After-School Care: Yes
    Summer Programs: No
    Health/Wellness Center: No
    Business/College/Faith Partnerships: Junior Achievement, Rochester Midland, Frederick Douglass Resource Center (City Recreation), Frederick Douglass Public Library, Greater Rochester Health Foundation

    Student-Parent School Compact Agreement required: Yes

    • 7th- and 8th-grade Dual Language instruction programming is offered with an emphasis on language learning. The school’s bilingual program includes bilingual instruction for students of families who speak Spanish or English at home. From basic Spanish through Spanish enrichment, team-teaching models that pair Spanish teachers with content area teachers are used.
    • Focus on STEM instruction (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), providing students opportunities for experienced-based learning through partnerships with the University of Rochester, Xerox, and Rochester Midland Corporation.
    • Honors/Regents level courses prepare children for a rigorous academic high school program.
    • Extracurricular activities include intramural athletics, modified sports, drama, band, chorus, step team, and after-school clubs.
    • Strong music and arts program, with instrumental music and many ensemble opportunities.
    • Leadership development through advisory to support adolescent emotional investment.