Schuyler Achievement Academy
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676 Clinton Ave., Albany, NY
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Jalinda R. Soto, Principal
$4.3 million grant boosts
Schuyler's efforts to raise achievement
Education Department has awarded Philip Schuyler
Achievement Academy a three-year, $4.3 million grant to
assist the school's efforts to raise achievment for all
Improvement Grant began this school year and runs
through August 2016. It supports staff and programs that
are in line with State Ed's review of Schuyler and the
shared vision of the district and The Albany Promise, a
local community partnership created to support education
from cradle to career.
"These much-need funds will allow us
to build upon resources available to Schuyler
Achievement Academy students and their families," said
Superintendent Marguerite Vanden Wyngaard, Ph.D. "The
State Education Department also has given us the
flexibility to tailor the services to meet the needs of
Visit our District News section to read more.
Opened in 2004, Schuyler Achievement
Academy was one of the first projects completed in the
City School District of Albany’s sweeping plan to
rebuild or renovate all its elementary and middle
schools. This modern, award-winning facility is a blend
of the school most recently known as Opportunity School
21 and a new structure added to enlarge the school.
The school's "full-service"
model allows it to take care of
children’s academic needs as well as provide a range of
health and wellness services. These services include
mobile dental health services through our
partnership with St. Peter's Hospital and Ronald
McDonald House, and
school-based health services through our partnership
with Whitney M. Young Jr. Health Services, in addition
to mental health and other wellness services.
Building opens: 8:40 a.m.
Breakfast begins: 8:40 a.m.
School day begins: 9 a.m.
School day ends: 3:35 p.m.
After-school child care ends: 5:45 p.m.
supplies lists for fall
Full-day prekindergarten and
Voluntary school uniforms
YMCA after-school child care
Tuesday, Sept. 2 -- PTA
Back-to-School Carnival, 2 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 4 -- First day
Friday, Sept. 12 --
Back-to-School Celebration, 2 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 16 -- Dads Take
Your Child to School Day
Wednesday, Sept. 14
Open House, 6-7
- 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
Absence from school