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    Roberto Clemente School No. 8
     
    Roberto Clemente School No. 8
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    Principal: Stephanie Thompson | Stephanie.Thompson@rcsdk12.org
    Assistant Principal: Andrew Grantham | Andrew.Grantham@rcsdk12.org
    Parent Contact: Ella Darrisaw | Ella.Darrisaw@rcsdk12.org 
     
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    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: 7:30 a.m.
    Dismissal Time: 3:00 p.m.
    Grade Levels: PreK-8
     
    FACTS
    Busing: School Buses

    Student Enrollment: 508
    Uniforms Required: No
    Foreign Languages: Spanish
    English Language Learners: Yes
    Honors/Enrichment Classes: Regents
    Early Literacy Program: Yes
    Chorus: Yes
    Band/Orchestra: Yes
    Instrumental Music Lessons: Yes
    Sports: Yes
    Step Teams: No
    Extended/Expanded Day: Yes
    Saturday School: No
    On-Site After-School Care: Yes
    Summer Programs: Yes
    Health/Wellness Center: No


    Business/College/Faith Partnerships: Rochester Rotary, AmeriCorps, Eastman Dental SMILEMobile, Eastman Vision, Center for Youth, Rochester Police Department (Clinton Avenue Section), YMCA, Children’s Institute-Primary Project, St. Thomas Episcopal Church, IBERO, Healthikids NY, Common Ground Health, Lincoln Library, EL Education, Genesee Community Charter School, Roland Williams Champions Academy, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Therapy Dog International, Assisi Institute, WXXI, Foodlink Curbside Market, Finger Lakes Health, WXXI
     
    SCHOOL FEATURES
    • Expanded Learning Time (ELT) School with a 7.5 hour day: students receive more than 200 extra hours each year of academic, social-emotional, and recreational opportunities beyond those offered during a traditional school day.
    • Expeditionary Learning (EL) school, where students learn through in-depth study of interesting topics that explore different subject areas. Students learn in groups and demonstrate progress through projects, presentations, and portfolios, in addition to traditional learning.
    • Extracurricular activities include student government, modified sports (grades 7-8), Kids Co-Ed Basketball Association (grades 4-6), band, orchestra, instrumental lessons, theater, and choir.