•  Vanguard Collegiate High School  
     
    Vanguard Collegiate High School
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    Principal: Edward Mascadri | Edward.Mascadri@rcsdk12.org
    Assistant PrincipalJerome Vacca | Jerome.Vacca@rcsdk12.org
    Assistant PrincipalNyree Wims-Hall | Nyree.Wims-Hall@rcsdk12.org
    Parent Contact: Nora Roman | Nora.Roman@rcsdk12.org
    Board Liaison: Cynthia Elliot | cynthiaelliott1938@yahoo.com

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    FACTS
    Grade Level: 9-12
    Uniforms: No
    Busing: RTS
    Foreign Languages: Spanish
    Honors Classes: Yes
    Tutoring/After School: Yes
    Summer Programs: No
    Advanced Placement (AP): Yes
    English Language Learners: Yes
    Health/Wellness Center: Yes
    Extended/Expanded Day: No
    Business/College/Faith Partnerships: Educational Talent Search, Hillside Work Scholarship, University of Rochester Upward Bound and College Prep Center, Peer Court with Center for Youth, Help Zone, ACCESS-VR through the Center for Human Services Education
    Student-Parent School Compact Agreement required: No
     
    SCHOOL FEATURES
    • Elective courses expose students to career fields in Health, Business and Athletics. A popular Global Health course emphasizes the understanding of human health and disease.
    • Strong arts program with courses in Studio I, Drawing and Painting I and II, Music in Our Lives and Piano, Photography, and Web Design.
    • The College Prep Center supports students and families with the college application process and steps to pursue post-secondary education with an emphasis on career education. The center also prepares students for the PSAT and SAT tests.
    • Wide range of academic, social and emotional support for students in a smaller learning environment.
    • After-school program allows students the opportunity to study beyond the school day in support of their academic needs and in preparation for Regents.
    • A district-wide push towards increased technology in the classroom offers students an opportunity to utilize Google Chromebooks. Students also have access to a Dell lab.

    •  GEAR UP college readiness program available to 2016 cohort students (in partnership with RIT).