Academics & Special Programs

Elmwood Village Charter Schools have consistently been among the highest performing schools in Buffalo.

  • EVCS has consistently been among the highest achieving elementary and middle schools in the City of Buffalo and Western New York.
  • EVCS has consistently outperformed the district of residence and neighboring districts with similar poverty rates on annual state tests.
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About Our Schools

Learn more about our class size and student-teacher ratio, how our instructional time compares to other schools, and our chosen educational models—Responsive Classroom and Cooperative Discipline.

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Core Curriculum (K-8)

Our core curriculum includes proven and successful research-based programs for reading, math and writing, as well as Spanish, health, library time, and regular student community service.

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Athletics & Physical Education

All of our students participate in a variety of age-appropriate sports and physical education activities, ranging from running and soccer to league basketball and more.

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Arts Education (Art, Music & Dance)

Thanks in part to a matching-funds grant from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), music, art and dance have been integrated into the weekly core curriculum for all of our students from the very beginning.

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Special Education & ELL

EVCS employs 15 special education teachers who work alongside our general education teachers to utilize strategies that are successful with a wide range of special needs students, as well as English language learners with limited proficiency.

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Teacher & Staff Directories

Browse the directories of our faculty and staff.

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