• Frank Fowler Dow School No. 52 is located south of Empire Blvd. on the  Irondequoit border. Built in 1925, the school has a beautiful cathedral-styled design, expansive campus and large playground. School No. 52 is known as a high-performing school, and for its teachers, staff, parents, and students who work together as a close-knit school community.

    Spring View of Frank Fowler Dow School No. 52


    At Frank Fowler Dow School No. 52:

    • We received the 2009 National Center for Urban School Transformation Excellence in Urban Education Award. 
    •  All classrooms, the art room, and music and band rooms have Smart Boards.  K-2 classrooms have shared iPads. 3-6 grade classrooms have shared Chromebook carts with approximately one computer for every two students plus a media center in our library. 
    • 8 First Lego League teams that compete locally with other schools and districts.
    • Our award-winning track team consistently ranks among the best in the district at the annual spring track meet.
    • An enthusiastic PTO sponsors a variety of activities for families. 
    •  We enjoy strong parent participation and support for special projects and activities. 
    • Everyone in the school reads and responds to Principal Ferguson's Book of the Month.
    • Breakfast of Champions rewards hard-working students with special time with the principal.
    •  Student art on display at the Winton Road Library and the Genesee Health Services Building. 
    •  Students interview staff and and report on classroom activities and news in our school newsletter.