Whitney M. Young

Dedicated to excellence in education

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 individual scholar
    • Integrated and problem-based learning 
    • VILS program which will provide 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 help 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

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  •  CEO Listening Tour

    CMSD CEO Listening Tour includes Coffee Chats (Video)

    CMSD CEO Dr. Morgan wants to hear from you as he begins a listening tour designed to help him better understand the District from the perspective of educators, scholars, families, and the community.

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  •  IT Connect Center

    IT Connect Center aims to assist families with tech support 24x7 (Video)

    06/29/23 - “The vision here is around giving our families and staff the same experience they would have at AT&T or with any other service provider,” said Timmons. “We always want to be there for our families and give them the resources for anytime, anywhere learning.”

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  •  Get More Opportunities Fund

    Your help is needed spending MacKenzie Scott's gift to CMSD

    All CMSD scholars, educators, CMSD parents and caregivers are invited to share their ideas on how the funding can be creatively used. If you have a vision of how the educational experience of a school, building, department, or division can be advanced, you are encouraged to share your idea.

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  •  Online Tutor

    CMSD Now Offers Free Online Tutors

    Students in kindergarten through 12th grade can receive live online tutoring from CMSD teachers in reading and English Language Arts, math, science and social studies from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Additionally, tutoring will be available to students in 6th through 12th grades 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through TutorMe.

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