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The West Farms School
is a caring community where educational and personal growth are nurtured and fostered. Consistency and focus on high standards based learning is our corner stone. Our vision is to prepare our students to compete globally as productive citizens and demonstrate flexibility as the need arises. It is salient that our students be able to negotiate and deal with ever changing situations in a rational rather than emotional manner.

Targeting Instruction
Aiming toward a Higher Standard
The mission of the school is to develop self-motivated
students, who are able to move from the zone of comfort to the
zone of challenge in order to seek new solutions and achieve higher standards

We believe in the “Principles of Learning”
Socializing Intelligence
Organize for Effort
Clear Expectations
Recognition of Accomplishment
Fair and Credible Evaluations
Academic Rigor in a Thinking Curriculum
Accountable Talk
Learning as Apprenticeship
September 2007

Special Programs
Project Read, ATM, Empire State Grant Integrated Curriculum, FOSS Science, Library Research, Bilingual Arts, Math through Problem Solving, School to Work Career Ed. Program and Tech. Initiatives, Extended Day, Common Literacy Culture Initiative.

Phipps Corporation, Sponsors for Educational Opportunity, Common Cents, Red Cross, McDonald's, Educators for Social Responsibility, AIDP, Montefiore Hospital.
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