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  • School 16 School 16: Changing the Narrative


    3/30/20 Update From Our Principal:


    Dear School 16 Families, 


    In an effort to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, Governor Cuomo announced that all New York State schools would remain closed until at least April 15. The District will continue to support our students and families during this extended closure with meals and educational packets at all grade levels at eight school sites.


    Meals Available During School Closures at RCSD Schools and City R-Centers

    Meals and Educational Packets at Eight RCSD School Sites: Open from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.

    1. Virgil I. Grissom School No. 7, 31 Bryan Street (Starting on Tuesday, 3/31)

    2. East Upper & Lower School, 1801 E. Main St.

    3. Freddie Thomas Campus, 625 Scio St.

    4. RIA /Jefferson High School Campus, 1 Edgerton Pk.

    5. James Monroe High School, 164 Alexander St.

    6. John Williams School No. 5, 555 Plymouth Ave.

    7. Wilson Foundation Academy, 200 Genesee St.

    8. Abelard Reynolds School No. 42, 3330 Lake Ave.


    Meals at Nine R-Centers: Open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday to Friday.

    1. Adams Street, 85 Adams St.

    2. Ave D, 200 Ave. D

    3. Carter St., 500 Carter St.

    4. Tyshaun Cauldwell, 524 Campbell St.

    5. Frederick Douglass, 990 South Ave.

    6. Flint Street, 271 Flint St.

    7. David Gantt, 700 North St.

    8. Trenton and Pamela Jackson (Clinton-Baden), 485 N. Clinton Ave.

    9. Thomas Ryan, 530 Webster Ave.


    RCSD Family Helpdesk: click here

    Online resource for parents to submit questions and receive responses directly to the email address.


    RCSD Support Hotline (585-262-8700):

    To assist families with resources and support, representatives are ready to address any questions or concerns you may have. Available Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.


    As always, we continue to focus on the health and safety of our students, families and staff. Should you need assistance during this difficult time, please call the RCSD Support Hotline.



    Lisa Garrow


Parent Information

  • NEW Learning Resources

    We have created NEW online educational resources while schools are closed.

    RCSD Learns offers students learning opportunities by grade level. Please click here RCSD LearnsIf your child does not know their student ID or password, please call our support hotline at 585-262-8700.

    ROConnect offers online educational resources such as: BrainPOP, Destiny (many library resources & activities), Google Classroom Student's teacher may have assignments set up here), MyON (books to read), Raz-Kids (books to read), Quaver Music, World Book and Zearn Math (lessons assigned by teacher). Use Google Chrome when accessing ROConnect. Please click here ROConnectStudents, be sure to go to "Sign in with Google". 

    Important Information

    Families, do you need help accessing RCSD services provided by Student Placement, Transportation, or Special Education?

    Please contact At Your Service by telephone 324-SERV (7378) or e-mail by clicking here: atyourservice@rcsdk12.orgWe’ll respond within 24 hours to help. We want to ensure our families have the best access to services provided within the District. Thank you.

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