Ida B. Wells-Barnett Elementary School

Dr. Louis A. Cerulli School No. 34

School Information

What Every Family Should Know

  • Ida B. Wells-Barnett Elementary School prepares students by providing excellent opportunities in academics, the arts and support in a Pre-K-6 community that incorporates language and culture into the school experience. Staff, students, and parents work together to create a safe community that fosters respect and care for each other. 

Program Features

  • Uniforms Required No
    Foreign Languages No
    English Language Learners Yes
    Honors/Enrichment Classes No
    Early Literacy Program No
    Chorus Yes
    Band/Orchestra Yes
    Instrumental Music Lessons Yes
    Sports No
    Step Teams No
    Extended/Expanded Day No
    Saturday School No
    On-Site After-School Care No
    Summer Programs No
    Business/College/Faith Partnerships Center for Youth, Quad A for Kids, SUNY Geneseo, Foodlink

Unique Features

    • The school is in Good Standing

    • A robust arts program that provides weekly opportunities for students to engage in dance, drumming, and visual art.

    • High-quality instruction and a grade-level team approach to ensure an individualized learning environment for each student.

    • A daily targeted small group program that provides individualized academic supports and progress monitoring.

    • School-Wide Positive Behavioral Supports (SWPBS) provide school-wide instruction and reinforcement of appropriate school behaviors. Morning Meetings, Coping Power Groups, and support from the Center for Youth encourage positive social skills growth.

    • Current technology includes: Smart Boards, computer lab, classroom computers, Chromebooks, iPads, document cameras, and student response systems. Students have access to software at school and at home to enhance learning. All 3rd-6th-grade students have access to their own Chromebook to use during the school day. iPad centers are in grade K-2 classrooms.