• Leadership Academy for Young Men  
    Leadership Academy for Young Men
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    Principal: Djinga St.Louis | Djinga.St.Louis@rcsdk12.org
    Assistant Principal: Samantha Brody | Samantha.Brody@rcsdk1.org
    Assistant PrincipalLawanda Brown | Lawanda.Brown@RCSDK12.ORG
    Assistant Principal: Bryant Cromartie | Bryant.Cromartie@rcsdk12.org
    Academy DirectorPaul Lampe | Paul.Lampe@rcsdk12.org
    Parent Contact: Shannon Henderson | Shannon.Henderson@rcsdk12.org
    School Chief: Carmine Peluso | Carmine.Peluso@rcsdk12.org
     School Improvement Plan  DASA Coordinator
    Restorative Practices  ELT  School Based Health Center

    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.

    Grade 6 Program Information
    Start Time: 8:30 a.m.
    Dismissal Time: 3:30 p.m.
    Grade 7-12 Program Information
    Start Time: 8:30 a.m.
    Dismissal Time: 3:30 p.m.


    Grade Level: 6, 7-12 Business-like attire: Black or Tan Khaki pants, any color button down shirt, any tie or bow tie and Black or Brown footwear.
    Uniforms: Yes
    Busing: RTS
    Foreign Languages: Spanish
    Honors Classes: Yes
    Tutoring/After School: Yes, and Saturdays
    Summer Programs: Yes
    Advanced Placement (AP): Yes
    English Language Learners: Yes
    Health/Wellness Center: Yes
    Extended/Expanded Day: Yes
    Business/College/Faith Partnerships: St. John Fisher College, University of Rochester, Paychex, Urban League, Hillside Work Scholarship, Center for Youth
    • All-male environment that focuses on the learning styles and social emotional needs of young men.
    • Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) is available to all students who elect to participate. The program is designed to build character and leadership skills, positive values, and the personal responsibility associated with being a contributing member of the larger community.
    • Variety of school clubs, such as Chess, Raiders, Drill, Gaming, and Ping Pong.
    • Business-like attire: tan khaki pants, white or solid blue button down shirt, tie and black shoes are required.
    • Large offering of interscholastic sports for scholars in grades 6-12.