Rachel Carson Intermediate School

The Rachel Carson Intermediate School, Q237

Our English Language Learners (ELLs) receive extensive supports services both during the school day and in after-school programs. Our Special Education Department provides a full range of academic and support services for all special needs youngsters. In addition to our emphasis on academics, we believe that arts instruction is a vital component of education. Every student at I.S. 237 receives instruction in the arts through our Talent Department classes in visual art, band, strings and chorus; partnerships with arts organizations such as Roundabout Theatre; and, after-school programs and clubs including photography, dance, film studies and guitar. Over the years, our pupils have received multiple writing and arts awards.  We also integrate technology into all aspects of our school program and have a fully equipped computer lab, multiple laptops and SMART Boards in most classrooms. The after-school OST Program runs Monday through Thursday from 3:00 to 5:00 and from 2:30 to 5:30 PM on Friday. It also runs during most holidays. On Monday and Wednesday evenings, I.S. 237 the Rachel Carson Community Center which features recreational activities and Family Literacy and computer classes for students and adults.

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