Helen Barrett Montgomery School No. 50

Helen Barrett Montgomery School No. 50

School Information

What Every Family Should Know

  • Helen Barrett Montgomery students participate in a challenging instructional curriculum, from preschool to grade eight, with ample opportunities for individual attention and personal growth.

    Our diverse student body, comprised of children from all over the world, benefits from a progressive, modern, and congenial school setting, designed to foster academic achievement.

    We provide a safe, positive learning environment that encourages the scholastic achievement of our students.  As well as the development of their social lives.

    We encourage critical thinking, practical arts and application and appreciation for the diversity of others.

    At HBM, we strive to develop the whole person.  So when our students move on to high school they will possess the confidence, compassion, and character to make their future and ours the best it can be.

    We are a restorative community that employs our CORE VALUES as a basis for our school culture.

    S- Self-control

    O- Outstanding Team work

    A- Accountability

    R- Respect

    SOAR makes up our CORE VALUES here at HBM.  Which is inclusive of restorative communication, relationship building, and listening, reflecting, sharing, learning and greater sense of understanding for all.

Program Features

  • Uniforms Required No
    Foreign Languages American Sign Language
    English Language Learners Yes
    Honors/Enrichment Classes Yes
    Early Literacy Program Yes
    Chorus Yes
    Band/Orchestra Yes
    Instrumental Music Lessons Yes
    Sports Yes, grades 7 and 8
    Step Teams No
    Extended/Expanded Day No
    Saturday School No
    On-Site After-School Care No
    Summer Programs TBD
    Business/College/Faith Partnerships SUNY Brockport, St. John Fisher College, St. Joseph’s Church, The Pentecostal Miracle Deliverance Center Church, Henderson Ford, Foodlink, North Ridge Church, Trinity Communion Church

Unique Features

    • EAGLE PRIDE! School-Wide Positive Behavioral Supports (SWPBS) teach our school’s Core Values: teamwork, accountability, self control, and respect.
    • Restorative Practice school and a HELP Zone for students.
    • Hillside Work Advocates for students in grades 7 and 8.
    • Music wing provides space for instrumental and vocal classes in addition to special ensembles, with two large performance spaces for plays and musical programs.
    • Extracurricular activities include intramurals, clubs, choir and band. For grades 6-8, clubs include chess, yearbook, school newspaper, and step team.
    • Active Student Council and Parent Teacher Group (PTG).
    • Dedicated and strong group of community volunteers.
    • Parent/Community Education Center.