• 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:


    • All classrooms are equipped with Smart Boards technology.  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.


    • We received the 2009 National Center for Urban School Transformation Excellence in Urban Education Award.


    • Students consistently perform high on their NYS Math and ELA exam.


    • A Student of the Month is chosen by the classroom teacher based on a character trait from the Principal’s Book of the month.


    • Frank Fowler Dow School #52 has a very busy music department!  We offer Choir, Band, Musical Theater, Piano, Hand Drumming and a Movement/Dance Ensemble.


    • An enthusiastic PTO sponsors a variety of activities for families.


    • We enjoy strong parent participation and support for special projects and activities. 


    • Breakfast of Championsrewards hard-working students with special time with the principal.


    • Student art on display at the Winton Road Library and the Genesee Health Services Building.