•  School No. 16
    John Walton Spencer School No. 16
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    Principal: Lisa Garrow | Lisa.Garrow@rcsdk12.org
    Assistant Principal: Leandrew Wingo Leandrew.Wingo@rcsdk12.org
    Parent Contact: Ernestine Brown | Ernestine.Brown@rcsdk12.org
    Board Liaison: Ricardo Adams | ricardo.adams@rcsdk12.org
    School Chief: Sheela Webster | Sheelarani.Webster@rcsdk12.org
    School Improvement Plan  DASA Coordinator
    Restorative Practices  School Based Health Center

    This school is currently in Receivership status by the New York State Education Department. For more information about Receivership or to view the school’s improvement measures, please visit https://www.rcsdk12.org/receivership.

    Program Information
    Start Time: 9:00 a.m.
    Dismissal Time: 3:30 p.m.
    Grade Level: PreK-6
    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: Yes
    Summer Programs: No
    Business/College/Faith Partnerships: Ebenezer Baptist Church, St. Stephens Episcopal Church, Southwest Ecumenical Ministries (SWEM), New Life Fellowship Church, University of Rochester, SUNY Brockport, Center for Youth, Southwest Kiwanis, Rochester Presbyterian Home, Xerox Corporation, Victor-Farmington Rotary, 19th Ward Community Association, Quad A for Kids
    • Participates in Terrific Kids, a student recognition program that promotes character development, self-esteem, and perseverance. Students work with their classroom teachers to establish goals to improve behavior, peer relationships, attendance, or schoolwork, and are recognized for achieving their goals in a set period of time.

    • Promotes a safe school environment and supports character building through the School-Wide Positive Behavioral Support (SWPBS) program.
    • Annual spelling bee held at the University of Rochester.
    • Afterschool program, Quad A for Kids, runs from October through May. All students in grades 1- 6 are eligible to apply.

    • John Walton Spencer School No. 16 is a Pre-K site.

    • KBA Basketball for students in grades 4-6.