Nathaniel Hawthorne School No. 25

Nathaniel Hawthorne School No. 25

School Information

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. 

Program Features

  • Uniforms Required No
    Foreign Languages No
    English Language Learners Yes
    Honors/Enrichment Classes No
    Early Literacy Program Yes
    Chorus Yes
    Band/Orchestra Yes
    Instrumental Music Lessons Yes
    Sports No
    Step Teams No
    Extended/Expanded Day Yes; Boys & Girls Club Program please add 21st Century Grant Programs
    Saturday School No
    On-Site After-School Care Yes Boys & Girls Club Program
    Summer Programs Yes, RCSD Summer School Programs
    Business/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

Unique Features

    • 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.