Nathaniel Hawthorne School No. 25
Start Time 7:30 a.m.
Dismissal Time 2:00 p.m.Grade Level PreK-6
What Every Family Should Know
Nathaniel Hawthorne School No. 25 is a small, safe, and positive child-centered environment where family opportunities are encouraged and plentiful. School No. 25 offers full day Pre K for 3 & 4 year old children. School No. 25 promotes students’ and teachers’ joy of learning and ensures that students are active participants in the learning process. Students build character through our strong academic and character programs. The School No. 25 goal is to provide our students with the skills to be self-confident, respectful problem solvers so they can become productive, responsible members of a diverse society.
Uniforms Required NoForeign Languages NoEnglish Language Learners YesHonors/Enrichment Classes NoEarly Literacy Program YesChorus YesBand/Orchestra YesInstrumental Music Lessons YesSports NoStep Teams NoExtended/Expanded Day Yes; Boys & Girls Club ProgramSaturday School NoOn-Site After-School Care Yes Boys & Girls Club ProgramSummer Programs Yes, RCSD Summer School ProgramsBusiness/College/Faith Partnerships Kiwanis, Reformation Lutheran Church, Joy Community Church, Nazareth College, St. John Fisher College, Bishop Kearney Key Club, Allendale Columbia, Brighter Days Foundation, Scott Spino Foundation, Junior Achievement, Unity Health, Children’s Institute, Foster Grandparents Program/Community Place, Center for Youth, East Irondequoit School District, Monroe Community College Dental Hygiene Clinic, Flaum Eye Institute, Bausch & Lomb, University of Rochester
- STEPS Program (Speech/Language Therapy to Encourage Production of Sound), an eclectic approach to oral language development, integrates the communication processes of listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
- Differentiated instruction ensures that students are active in the learning process and are working to meet their potential.
- Reading and writing program where the curriculum authentically integrates social and emotional learning with literacy.
- Professional development program with St. John Fisher College and Nazareth College, which supports professional and student learning through the use of an inquiry-orientated approach to teaching.
- Parent involvement evening activities include: Hispanic Heritage Night, Parents Supporting the Next Gen Standards Information Night, ELA/Math Game Night, Multicultural Night, Storytelling Night, and Black History Night.
- After-school clubs include School Newspaper Club, Boys Club, Girls Club, Community Garden Club, Storytelling Club, Godly Divas, annual musical combined with Durand Eastman Middle School, Boys & Girls Club After School program.