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|†||About the Rye Public Schools||†|
Ryeís three elementary schools are all New York State Schools of Excellence and National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence. Elementary academics stress the mastery of language arts, reading, social studies, science, mathematics, and creative and critical thinking skills. Writing journals and portfolios are maintained by all students. Art, computer, music, library skills, and physical education are taught at all grade levels. Spanish instruction begins in first grade. Instrumental music instruction begins at Grade 4.
Our 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, French or Mandarin†beginning in 6th Grade.
Support service personnel at all grade levels include 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 pre-school through Grade 12. Consultant teacher, learning center, and self-contained classroom services are matched to student need.An enthusiastic and committed group of volunteers work in the schools. Residents also serve on special committees created by the seven-member Board of Education, including school Excellence Teams at each building. Cooperative programs exist between the schools and community agencies.
The latest New York State Testing and Accountability Reports can be found on the state website.† The Accountability and Overview Report†provides†information on enrollment, class size, demographics, and staff.† It is where you can find scores for the grade 3-8††testing.† The Comprehensive Information Report provides annual results on Regents exams, elementary and middle school social studies tests, high school graduation rates and other information.