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School 50 Helen Barrett Montgomery

1
7 reviews
Grades
PK-8
Students
663
Type
Public
301 Seneca Avenue
Rochester, NY 14621
(585) 266-0331

New York State Assessments

School 50 Helen Barrett Montgomery
Based on data from the 2017 school year

Community Reviews

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As far as the School in general it is the best one my children have attended. Now when it comes to Special Education this school fails 100%. What I have noticed is the children aren't really learning and just get passed from grade to grade just so that the teachers no longer have to deal with them. The teachers will complain and complain until the parent gets tired and either moves the child or contacts the board. As for Special Education in all RCSD, This entire system has failed our children deeply and it is extremely unfortunate to see many children with so much potential and talents go down the drain because this system drops children along the way. I would not recommend RCSD completely for any child. If you can move of the District completely DO IT!
Posted by a parent on 4/4/2019
My daughter been at this school since 3rd grade, she has behavior issues (odd) and this school has done nothing to help her. I have been pushing for help but they seem to think that she is just a bad kid even thou i have provided the school with medical documentation. I will put in the transfer to another school for 5th grade due to their prejudice of my daughters condition.
Posted by a parent on 5/29/2013
I Been Here Since K - 6 Now I have to tell you its the best school in the whole RCSD I love this school My Name Is Miles Lawson All The Teachers I had were excellent they care about kids and love them Shoutout to everybody thank you for the help
Posted by a community member on 1/8/2013
My children have gone there for only 1 year and they have had so much more help then they received from their previous city school
Posted by a parent on 7/11/2011
Why are the scores for this school so low? School 50 is of the district's magnet school for students learning English as a Second Language (ESL). In fact, ESL students make up more than 20% of the school's population, and are, by definition, not yet able to master the English-intensive NYS exams in Math, Science, Social Studies, and ELA. When you consider this fact, and the fact that #50 also houses several special education classrooms, it is no surprise that their overall scores are lower than the state average. While it is politically incorrect to do so, if you exclude ESL students and students with profound learning disabilities from testing statistics, the school is actually on par with state averages even though #50 is a high-poverty school. The truth is, this is one of the finest public schools in Rochester.
Posted by a community member on 11/6/2010

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Rochester schools - School 50 Helen Barrett Montgomery is located at 301 Seneca Avenue, Rochester NY 14621. School 50 Helen Barrett Montgomery is in the Rochester City School District. School 50 Helen Barrett Montgomery is a Public school that serves grade levels PK-8.

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