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New Scotland Elementary

New Scotland Elementary School

Prekindergarten-Grade 5

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369 New Scotland Ave., Albany, NY 12208 (click here for directions)

Phone: (518) 475-6775

Fax: (518) 475-6777

Website: https://newscotland.albany.k12.ny.us/

 

David Amodeo, Principal

E-mail: damodeo@albany.k12.ny.us

Marilyn Jones-Oliver, Assistant Principal

E-mail: mjones-oliver@albany.k12.ny.us

 

About New Scotland Elementary
Public School 19 was built in 1919. It was expanded in 1924 and again in 1950, but remained virtually the same until it underwent a complete facelift that started in mid-2007 and ended 18 months later. The school community chose a new name to reflect their renovated building: New Scotland Elementary School.

 

The school is fully accessible to people with disabilities. It also has 21 grade-specific classrooms, a new library, a new gym, a new cafeteria/auditorium, and new mechanical, electrical, plumbing, communications, security and technology systems. Check out a Photo Gallery highlighting the new features at New Scotland Elementary following the facilities project.

 

The school's mission is to provide an environment through the cooperation of parents, students, teachers, administrators and community residents in which students can achieve their academic and emotional potential through the development of self-confidence, self-discipline, self-expression, and creativity.

 

School times

  • Building opens: 8:10 a.m.

  • Breakfast begins: 8:25 a.m.

  • School day begins: 9:05 a.m.

  • School day ends: 3:35 p.m.

  • After-school child care ends: 6 p.m.

Upcoming events

  • Tuesday, April 17-Thursday, April 19 -- Book Fair
  • Tuesday, May 1 -- Special education parent workshop, Harriet Gibbons Student Services Center, 75 Watervliet Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 1-Wednesday, May 2 -- New York State math exams, grades 3-8
  • Friday, May 4
    • School Spirit Day
    • Elementary Art Show, Albany Institute of History & Art, 125 Washington Ave., 5-8 p.m.
  • Monday, May 7
    • NYSESLAT listening, reading and writing testing window begins
    • Spring Concert at Hackett Middle School, 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 9 -- PTA meeting, 6:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 15 -- School Budget Vote and Board Elections, no school
  • Friday, May 18 -- All NYSESLAT testing windows end
  • Tuesday, May 22 -- Writing Celebration and Ice Cream Social, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Monday, May 28 -- Memorial Day, no school

Absence from school
If your child is absent from school for any reason, call the school at (518) 475-6775 during the morning and provide a written excuse when your child returns to school.

 

 
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