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Troy Prep Elementary School
3055 6th Avenue
Troy, NY 12180
T: (518) 279-5999
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Academics and Culture
Excellence in Learning
We provide all students with a rigorous curriculum that prepares them for college and beyond. We have a longer school day and school year to allow for more learning time, and provide after-school tutoring to ensure that all of our students meet our high academic expectations.Enroll
Excellence in Character
To get our students through the long climb to college, [SCHOOL] instills in our students the personal qualities they will need to succeed. Our students follow, and families are expected to support, the school's Code of Conduct. Students wear uniforms and are expected to uphold the school's Core Values.
Excellence in Teaching
Our staff are smart, committed, and experienced individuals who work tirelessly to achieve outstanding academic results in their classrooms. We are committed to providing our teachers with the necessary tools to succeed and grow professionally.Careers
A Typical School Day
Starting in Kindergarten, Troy Prep fosters outstanding student achievement and ensures that all students develop the skills, knowledge, and character necessary to reach and succeed in college.
Emphasis on College
We begin educating students about the importance of college from day one and continues doing so through college readiness activities found in middle and high school. The goal is for freshman year of college to become a natural extension of graduating from high school.
Longer School Day and Year
To ensure that every student masters each and every standard, we provide students with a longer school day and longer year. We also provide homework help and after-school tutoring, Saturday School for students who need extra support, and double periods of English and Math daily.
Structure and Order
Troy Prep provides its students with a calm, safe, and orderly environment to maximize learning time. All students wear uniforms, and receive constant feedback for continuous academic and self-development.
Targeted Curriculum and Assessment
Troy Prep develops its curriculum to ensure students master a core set of basic academic skills before mastering higher-level material. We also use internally developed assessments to build a culture of continuous reflection and improvement.
Partnering with Families
At Troy Prep, we recognize that a strong and effective partnership between families and the school depends on our ability to work with parents to monitor and support students’ academic performance and development. We seek to establish consistent communication and shared expectations at school and at home in the following ways:
- Academic performance will be communicated regularly to families using progress reports.
- Parents are asked to sign each progress report for their students to return to school.
- Advisors will communicate with each student’s family regularly to discuss the student’s progress and will serve as a designated point-of-first-contact when parents have questions of their own.
- Each student will be responsible every night for a mandatory homework folder that will contain all homework and thus allow teachers and parents to mutually monitor assignments on a daily basis.
Finally, at Troy Prep parents are welcome to visit their children’s classroom anytime, without an appointment.