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:
Integrated and problem-based learning
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 through the My Mentor My Friend program, which helps improve students' attendance, academic attitude, social skills and self esteem
Tutoring from the Achievement Corps
A focus on restorative practices to reduce the out-of-school suspension rate
With a variety of high-quality, innovative high school models in place across the city, CMSD’s team of academic specialists is turning its attention to K-8 schools, and they are doing so with the help of families and community stakeholders.