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Pine Hills Elementary School

Pine Hills Elementary School
Prekindergarten-Grade 6

 

41 North Allen St., Albany, NY 12203 (click here for directions)
Phone: 475-6725
Fax: 475-6729


Vibetta Sanders, Principal
e-mail: vsanders@albany.k12.ny.us

 

About Pine Hills Elementary School
Completely rebuilt in 2005-06 as part of the district's sweeping facilities project, the former Public School 16 reopened in the winter of 2007 as Pine Hills Elementary School. Pine Hills is a neighborhood school serving students in Grades K-6 with 50 full-time and 14 part-time staff. Our students come from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences.

 

The school's mission is to provide a community of support for the “whole child” as it strives for academic excellence on the journey of life-long learning. To achieve that mission, administrators, faculty and staff work hard at establishing a learning community that actively develops and implements best practices.

 

School times

  • Breakfast begins: 7:30 a.m.
  • School day begins: 8 a.m.
  • Late bell: 8:03 a.m.
  • School day ends: 2:30 p.m.
  • After-school child care ends: 6 p.m.

Points of distinction

  • Full-day prekindergarten and kindergarten
  • Voluntary school uniforms
  • Recognized by the New York State Department of Education in 2006, 2007 and 2008 for strong academic improvement
  • One of 11 schools in the nation certified for environmental stewardship through the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program
Upcoming events
  • Thursday, Sept. 4 -- First day of school
  • Tuesday, Sept. 9 -- PTA meeting, 6-7 p.m.
  • Friday Sept. 12 -- Welcome Back Social, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 16 -- Dads Take Your Child to School Day
  • Thursday, Sept. 18 -- Meet the Teacher Night, 6:15-8 p.m.
  • Thursday, Sept. 25 -- No school (Rosh Hashana)
  • Friday, Sept. 26 -- No school for students (staff professional development day)
  • Sunday, Sept. 27 -- Falcon 5K and Fun Run, Washington Park (Details)

News and information

  • Click here to visit the City School District of Albany Photo Gallery.

Absence from school

If your child is absent from school for any reason, call the school at 475-6725 during the morning and provide a written excuse when your child returns to school.

 

 

 

 

 
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