Welcome to Whitney M. Young PreK-8 School

  • At Whitney Young, students prosper in a positive, child-centered environment. Faculty and staff collaborate with students' families to help students achieve academic success and build strong cognitive, social and creative skills. 
    Whitney Young offers:
    • Personalized Learning Model that focuses on the invidivual scholar
    • Rigourous online and virtual lerning programs
    • Integrated and problem-based learning 
    • VILS program which will provides each scholar from grades 5-8 an I-pad for educational use
    • Services for students with mild to moderate learning and behavior issues, including five classrooms for students with multiple disabilities or autism, one classroom for emotionally disturbed students and a special education preschool unit. 
    • Lunchtime mentoring opportunities which helps improve students' attendance, academic attitude, social skills and self esteem
    • A focus on restorative practices and emotional learning to reduce the out-of-school suspension rate
    • Beautiful, newly built state of the art campus
    • Friendly and hard working staff to meet the needs of our scholars

School Details


    MONDAY 10/26 (Favorite Mask Day)

     TUESDAY 10/27 (Hat Day)

     WEDNESDAY 10/28 (Call a Friend Day)

     THURSDAY 10/29 (Black and Yellow Day)

     FRIDAY 10/30 (Costume Day)


    Virtual spirit Week

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  • IPads for Grades 5-8


    Whitney M Young received a grant from Verizon that will give each scholar in grades 5-8 only, a brand new ipad. Each scholar in these grades will have an opportunity to switch out their device on Wednesday October 14 from 10:00-5:00 and Wednesday October 21st from 10:00- 5:00. This ipad distribution will take place in the cafeteria. Students must come in with their parent in order to complete the full registration of the device. Bring your other device to switch out. The complete process will take up to 25 minutes. Please take advantage of this opportunity. The ipad will come fully loaded with educational apps that are focused on our middle school and 5th grade scholars. Temperatures will be checked at the front entrance and masks are required. For further information, please reach out to your teacher.  

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