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About our school

Address: 2225 Western Avenue, Guilderland, NY  12084
Directions to Guilderland Elementary School

Phone: 518-869-0293
Fax: 518-464-6458

Principal
Allan Lockwood

Opening and dismissal times
Please visit our Transportation pages

Supply lists for 2014-15 school year
Download basic supply lists for each grade level below. The document is available in PDF format. Parents will receive information about any additional items teachers may request along with the August placement letter.

Kindergarten through fifth grade supply lists (PDF)

 

About our school
Constructed in 1955 with additions and upgrades in 1958, 1991, and 2009, Guilderland Elementary School is home to more than 500 students in kindergarten through fifth grade. In addition to the principal, there are 51 classroom and special area teachers, including a full-time social worker, a part-time English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher, a part-time foreign language teacher and a part-time school psychologist.
There is also numerous support staff which includes teaching assistants, aides and monitors, cafeteria workers, custodians and office staff.

Results on the English/language arts, mathematics, science and social studies assessments indicate that Guilderland students consistently score well above the New York State average. View Guilderland's most recent New York State School Report Card

Other features of the Guilderland Elementary School program include:

A learning community which supports the growth of the whole child—social, academic and physical.

A child-centered, developmentally appropriate approach in all curriculum areas.

A school culture that encourages respect as an essential characteristic of the school community.

An active building cabinet exemplifying the shared decision making process.

Teacher leaders in language arts, mathematics, science and social studies work closely with the staff and administration.

An emphasis on professional development as a vital component of our educational program.

An active and supportive PTA and community.

Parents often volunteer and feel comfortable visiting classrooms

School-wide social worker services which offer opportunities for Banana Splits, friendship groups, push-in programs and community building to prevent bullying.

A strong commitment to art, physical education, music, drama and other enrichment activities.