Rye Middle School 3 Parsons St, Rye, NY10580 The Rye Middle School focuses on the importance of assisting students in their transition from childhood to adulthood,…More assisting students' transition from the self-contained classrooms of elementary schools to the departmentalized structure of the high school, and equipping students with the necessary academic skills and personal/social attitudes to succeed in the middle level grades, high school and beyond.
Located at the intersection of Osborn Road and Boston Post Road, Osborn Elementary School was established in 1957 as…More one of three elementary schools in Rye, serving kindergarten through fifth grade. It is a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, nationally recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
The school's campus sits on three acres of land surrounded by playgrounds and playing fields. The current enrollment is approximately 600 students with a 70-person full and part-time faculty. The average class size is 19 students. The building includes an auditorium, multipurpose room, computer lab, library and 40 classrooms.
The Bruno M. Ponterio Ridge Street School is an elementary school in the Blind Brook School District in Rye Brook.…More Principal Deborah Weisel is responsible for overseeing the curriculum, personnel, and student and parent affairs. Assistant Principal Tracy Taylor provides additional supervision in the building and assists the principal with administrative responsibilities. The staff also includes school psychologists, nurses, special education teachers and teachers for grades K - 5.
Principal Weisel holds "principal coffees," or meetings with parents of students in grades K-5, to discuss school issues of mutual interest, such as improving the quality of education provided.
Kids' S.P.A.C.E. of Rye 21 Locust Ln, Rye, NY10580 Kids' S.P.A.C.E. of Rye is a child care program located within the Rye YMCA that offers enriching and affordable…More childcare activities; they also provide transportation from the elementary schools to the YMCA.
Midland School, an elementary school minutes away from downtown Rye, was recognized in 2001 by the United States…More Department of Education as a Blue Ribbon Award Winner for excellence in leadership, teaching, curriculum, student achievement, parent involvement and community support.
The school's campus accommodates over 500 children of various abilities and backgrounds in approximately 30 classrooms. The campus features an auditorium, media center and gymnasium, as well as rooms for art, music, enrichment and remediation programs. There are four Pentium computers in each classroom and over 25 computers in the computer lab.
Students have access to two separate outdoor play areas as well as basketball courts and baseball fields.
Rye's three elementary schools are all New York State Schools of Excellence and National Blue Ribbon Schools of…More Excellence. Students at the elementary level are taught language arts, reading, social studies, science, mathematics, and creative and critical thinking skills. Students also keep writing journals and portfolios. Art, computer, music, library skills and physical education are taught at all grade levels. Spanish instruction begins in first grade, and instrumental music instruction begins in fourth grade.
The district's middle school, also a National School of Excellence, serves students Grades 6 - 8 who learn from teacher teams in the core academic areas. Teaching blocks include interdisciplinary studies. Students may continue their study in Spanish or elect to take Latin or French beginning in 6th grade. An honors math and science program is available for eligible students in grades 7 and 8.
The high school, ranked 52nd out of 18,790 high schools in the country as measured by U.S. News & World Report, and consistently ranked by Newsweek among the top 100 high schools nationwide, serves students in Grades 9-12 with a full range of curriculum opportunities at Regents, honors, and Advanced Placement levels. Courses in foreign languages, the performing arts, instrumental, vocal and digital music, career education, television, business, health, computer, home economics, technology and physical education augment core academics. A cable television station is housed at the high school and serves as a classroom for video journalism, video production and performing arts video instruction. A writing mentor program provides one-on-one assistance for students in Grades 9 - 11.
An off-campus alternative high school serves the needs of those students who benefit best from non-traditional educational approaches. An extensive extracurricular program, which includes service activities, performing arts, athletics, and student publications, is available at all grade levels. A model school/community service program is mandatory at the high school.
Each school also has psychologists, registered nurses, speech and language therapists, English Language Learner teachers, and reading, writing and adaptive physical education specialists. The special education program serves students preschool through Grade 12. Consultant teacher, learning center, and self-contained classroom services are matched to student need.
Residents also serve on special committees created by the seven-member Board of Education, including school Excellence Teams.