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 School of Leadership (R.S.L.) is a school of choice, or an alternative school, designed to acknowledge the…More diverse needs of secondary students. The R.S.L. philosophy emphasizes attitude over aptitude, effort over achievement, and character over talent. R.S.L. serves grades nine through 12 by providing a small school setting for those students who find it challenging to achieve personal or academic success in a traditional school environment.
The program offers the courses required by New York State for high school graduation, while encouraging students to assume personal responsibility for their educational futures. Rye School of Leadership is a family program that expects parental involvement.