• John Williams School No. 5 No. 5
    555 N. Plymouth Avenue 14608

    (585) 325-2255
    Pre-K through Grade 8

    Principal: Terrilyn Hammond
    Parent Liaison: Diane Leone
    PTO President: Ishimara Rivera-Delgado
     
     
      
    John Williams School No. 5 is an ELL school—a school for children whose native language is other than English—for the City School District. Our professional staff model lifelong learning while teaching an innovative, challenging, creative, and student-centered curriculum. We work to meet high standards in a safe, supportive, nurturing, and culturally sensitive environment. Our instructional program is guided by a school improvement plan that targets student performance in reading and math. The school features two fully equipped computer labs, and laptops/tablets are accessible in every classroom.
     
    Grade Level: PreK-8
    Uniforms Required: Yes
    Foreign Languages: Spanish
    English Language Learners: Yes
    Honors/Enrichment Classes: Yes
    Early Literacy Program: No
    Chorus: Yes
    Band/Orchestra: Yes
    Instrumental Music Lessons: Yes
    Sports: Yes
    Step Teams: Yes
    Extended/Expanded Day: No
    Saturday School: No
    On-Site After-School Care: No
    Summer Programs: Yes
    Business/College/Faith Partnerships: Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Rochester, Roberts Wesleyan College, Nilico, Eastman Kodak, Oasis Christian Fellowship Church, Love Fellowship Worship Center, Windstream, Nielson, Jewish Federation, Boy Scouts of America
     
    SCHOOL FEATURES
    • Family oriented, supporting students and providing assistance to families.
    • Assists English Language Learners with both integrated language and newcomer classrooms to best support student needs.
    • Provides intramurals, band/orchestra, math club, Boy Scouts, step team, safety patrol, comic book club, girls collegial circle, and chess club.
    • Character education programs, including Primary Project, daily school creed, Positively Pawsome incentive through School-wide Positive Behavior Supports, Restorative Justice, and vision statement to cultivate respect and responsibility.
    • Fosters an international school environment where cultural and linguistic diversity are embraced.
    • Offers reading programs (100 Book Challenge) to foster a love of reading and the development of reading skills among students.
    • Offers student activities including Student Council, Safety Patrol, Classroom Helpers, and the Bobcat Ambassadors.
Last Modified on December 5, 2017