Community School No. 106

  • A student centered community of High Expectations rooted in a Race and Culture
    conscious environment where all voices fuel Inquiry and Creativity.

School Information

  • School Name:
    Tentatively named Community School No. 106 until a name can be determined through community input.

    279 West Ridge Rd. Rochester, NY 14615

    School Hours:
    9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


    RISE Community School No. 1

School Features

  • The new school will have a focus on STEAM. Students will be provided enrichment opportunities in the Arts and STEM as part of their daily routine. (Learn more about STEAM)

    • Culturally relevant curriculum delivered in integrated Humanities and STEAM Blocks
    • Daily morning meetings to build culture and relationships.
    • Teachers will work in Grade level pods to provide small group instruction using a workshop model. Pods will be composed of 3 classroom teachers and 2 support teachers dedicated to that pod.
    • Interdisciplinary and project based teaching will be an integral part of the learning day.
    • Pod collaboration time and professional development will be built into the daily schedule.
    • Community school framework will support student and family needs. (Visit our community schools page for more information)
    • High levels of professional development directly from those on the forefront of educational research.
      • Informed Language and Literacy practices rooted in the work of Dr. Noma LeMoine
      • The Relationship Model of Educational Intervention by Dr. Joy DeGruy
      • The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project
      • Developing Math Ideas (DMI) Training
      • And many more opportunities!
  • Watch the video below for more information about Project Based Learning