Enrico Fermi School No. 17

Enrico Fermi School No. 17

School Information

What Every Family Should Know

  • School 17 is a place of support and understanding. We strive to educate the whole child with respect for all. We seek parent and community involvement. As a school community, we value a safe environment in which to teach and learn. We embrace our diversity. We celebrate everyone, everything, every day!

    Learn more about School No. 17!

    Elearning page: bit.ly/17eLearning
    School 17 Presentation (English): tinyurl.com/17expo2021
    Presentación sobre la escuela 17 (español):   tinyurl.com/17expo2021esp

Program Features

  • Uniforms Required No
    Foreign Languages Two-Way Dual Language Immersion Program (English/Spanish)
    English Language Learners Yes
    Honors/Enrichment Classes Yes
    Early Literacy Program Yes
    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 Celebration of Life Community, Inc., Coordinated Care Services, Inc., Eastman Dental Center, Orchard Street Community Health Center, Healthi Kids/ Finger Lakes Health Systems, AmeriCorps, M.K. Gandhi Institute, IBERO American Action League, Center for Youth, The Community Place, SUNY Brockport, Charles Settlement House, Charles House Neighbors in Action, Hillside-Crestwood, Neighborhood Safety Net, Allendale Columbia

Unique Features

    • Neighborhood enrollment preference, sibling enrollment preference.

    • Strong emphasis on diversity, reflected by the school motto, “Our Diversity is Our Strength.”

    • Community School

    • Restorative Practices

    • Offers a Universal Pre-K Program including a program for 3- year-olds.

    • “Help Me Read” program, run by volunteers, provides students with additional literacy assistance.

    • Horizons Summer LEAP (Learning Enrichment to Achieve Potential) is an educational initiative improving access to high quality, tuition-free, summer learning programs. Children go to the campuses of Allendale Columbia and SUNY Brockport to receive academic instruction and social-emotional support along with fun summer enrichment activities.

    • Participates in Junior Achievement and has an active PTO.