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Through our collaboration with Teachers College, teachers and administrators receive targeted instruction on the most current research for supporting young readers and writers at all levels. These workshops and on-site professional development opportunities provide ongoing support of our English Language Arts program and encourage reading and writing across the curricula. The links below provide more information on our literacy initiatives, including our reading support programs Fundations and Words their Way.

Elementary Curriculum Guide


Secondary Curriculum Guide 
All students must successfully complete 4 years of English including English 9, 10, and 11. In grade 12, students can take one of the many English electives.  All students must take and pass the English Language Arts Regents Examination that is administered during the junior year.  Students with a special interest in English may wish to take additional credits in English.  


  • English 9
  • English 10
  • English 11
  • AP English Language & Composition (Advanced Placement)



  • Journalism 1
  • Journalism 2
  • Journalism 3
  • Creative Writing 1
  • Creative Writing 2
  • Public Speaking
  • Contemporary Issues in Literature
  • Reflections on Literature in Society