Virgil I. Grissom School No. 7
Start Time 8:30 a.m.
Dismissal Time 3:00 p.m.Grade Level PreK-6
What Every Family Should Know
Virgil I Grissom School 7 students have excellent opportunities in academics, arts, and social/emotional learning in a grades PreK 3 - 6 community that incorporates social/emotional learning and academics daily into the school experience. Staff, students, and parents of School 7work together to create a safe community that fosters respect and caring for each other. Students at School 7 participate daily in activities that center around NYS Standards and scientifically researched social/emotional learning opportunities. They learn, work, and contribute to the community. We SOAR everyday.
Uniforms Required NoForeign Languages NoEnglish Language Learners YesHonors/Enrichment Classes YesEarly Literacy Program YesChorus YesBand/Orchestra YesInstrumental Music Lessons YesSports YesStep Teams NoExtended/Expanded Day NoSaturday School NoOn-Site After-School Care NoSummer Programs NoBusiness/College/Faith Partnerships First Universalist Church, St. John Fisher College, University of Rochester, SUNY Geneseo, SUNY Brockport, Roberts Wesleyan College, Nazareth College, Harris Hill Elementary School (sister school)
- Features a technology lab, Clear Touch 60-inch monitors in all Pre-K-6 classrooms with Chromebook 1:1 correspondence for all students. The school follows the technology infusion plan for English Language Arts and Mathematics.
- Parent involvement, including an active Parent Teacher Organization, a full-time parent liaison, and parent participation in all School-Based Planning Team meetings. Other engagement activities include student-led conferences, Coffee with the Principal, monthly Curriculum Nights, a Back-to-School Night, Scholastic Book Fair, and Kindergarten Lending Library.
- Extracurricular activities include a 24 Math Club, City League Basketball, Orchestra, Band, Choir, Cheerleading, Arts Camp, Flower City Days, and a sixth-grade class trip.