Our Programs

Fun with Math, Reading Stars, ELA Program, Rising Stars, ENL Program and more!

The Family School welcomes all diverse learners.

New York Edge Champions Clubs

New York Edge Champions Clubs are firmly committed to its organizational mission; to help bridge the opportunity gap among students in understanding communities by providing programs designed to improve academic performance, health and wellness, self-confidence, and leadership skills for success in life.

 

All of our ELA teachers are LETRS and OG trained.

LETRS

Teaches the skills needed to master the fundamentals of reading instruction—phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, writing, and language.

Orton Gillingham

is a highly structured approach that breaks reading and spelling down into smaller skills involving letters and sounds and then builds on these skills over time. It was the first approach to use explicit, direct, sequential, systematic, multi-sensory instruction to teach reading, which is effective for all students and essential for teaching students with dyslexia.

3-K

3k brings free, full-day, high-quality education to three-year-old children in New York City.

Dual language

Dual language is a form of education in which students are taught literacy and content in two languages.

ESL

ESL is an instructional delivery approach in which ESL instruction is provided by an ESL teacher in grade level/content area classrooms.

ICT

Integrated co-teaching classes are taught by two teachers: one who is certified and licensed as a special education teacher and one who is certified and licensed as a general education.

Self-contained

The self-contained classroom focuses on the idea of smaller groups, a more close-knit environment, and one-on-one attention. This can help children with special needs feel safe while fostering creativity and learning.

Nest

The program serves autistic learners in a classroom with general education students. The class is a small Integrated Co-Teaching (ICT) class, with one special education teacher and one general education teacher. As students get older, the class size increases.

Fun with Math Morning Program

Students in grades 2-5 have an opportunity to play engaging math games to reinforce and practice essential math skills including addition and subtraction to 20 and multiplication and division facts.

Saturday Boot Camp

Scholars in grades 3-5 are provided with additional opportunities to prepare for the NYS ELA and Math assessments in a 6-day intensive program.

Rising Stars After School Program

This program provides scholars in grades K-5 with academic support in Math and ELA on Wednesdays and Thursdays. 

English As A New Language Morning Program

This Newcomer Enrichment Program is for scholars who are acquiring the English language.  Teachers work with the students to build their speaking, writing, reading, and listening skills in English using supports in the students' home language. The goal of this program is to support students as they become English proficient. 

BronxWorks Partnership

For 10 years the Family School has partnered with BronxWorks to provide scholars and families after school opportunities Monday-Friday.  Parents must apply at https://bronxworks.org