East Lower School
in Partnership with the University of Rochester
Grade Level: 6-8
Uniforms: RCSD Dress Code
Busing: School Buses
Student Enrollment: 400
Foreign Languages: Spanish
Honors Classes: 8th graders can earn up to 5 high school credits
Tutoring/After School: Yes
Summer Programs: Yes
Advanced Placement (AP): No
English Language Learners: Yes
Health/Wellness Center: Yes, through URMC
Extended/Expanded Day: Yes
Business/College/Faith Partnerships: University of Rochester, Center for Youth, IBERO-American Action League, Hillside Work-Scholarship, MCC Liberty Partnerships, Educational Talent Search, Connected Communities, Champion Academy
Student-Parent School Compact Agreement required: No
- Longer instructional day, with literacy classes, to enhance individual reading skills and double instructional time allotted for math.
- Multiple community partners.
- Restorative Practices used to resolve issues peacefully.
- Bilingual program.
- Family Group daily with one adult and 10 scholars to foster relationships.
- A large offering of interscholastic sports for scholars in grades 7-12.
- On Campus, University of Rochester Medical Clinic, which provides free services to any scholar enrolled at East.
- Student Support Center with connections to community-based organizations.
- Educational Partnership with the University of Rochester to enhance all components of the school.