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About This School

School 23-Francis Parker is a public elementary school in Rochester. The principal of School 23-Francis Parker is MS. RHONDA MORIEN, who can be contacted at rhonda.morien@rcsdk12.org. 286 children attend School 23-Francis Parker and identify as Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 1% of the School 23-Francis Parker students have "limited English proficiency." 61% of the 286 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at School 23-Francis Parker is 15:1. Genesee Community Charter School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Drawing painting
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • Bicycling
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • P.E. classes
    • Track
    • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 58% 65%
Hispanic 5% 22%
White, non-Hispanic 34% 11%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 2%
Asian 2% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.3%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 61% 81%
Limited English proficiency 1% 9%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (7 months ago)

    I really like this school. My son is in the Map program in the 5th grade. His teachers are wonderful. They provide detailed email updates on a weekly basis and I am very satisfied with their program. However I have to agree with the previous post that the principal could use a little lesson on people skills. I had a discussion with her last year about a concern and she was a little condescending and seemed a little uninterested.

  • (8 months ago)

    School No. 23 has great parents students but some of the teachers are complacent and the principal is kurt and unapproachable. I asked her some questions regarding state exams and she told me she would follow up after she met with her team. Unfortunately I am still waiting several months later. This school could be a great school given the community students and parents however it will never reach it's full potential with it's current leadership.

  • (1 year ago)

    My daughters spent a few years here and my son for preschool. What an amazing place.

  • (4 years ago)

    I would agree about the principal and the kindergarten teacher Mrs. W. is awesome in her efforts to connect with every child.

  • (6 years ago)

    Principal is extremely involved with kids and works very hard to give them the best education and socialization opportunities. MAP programs study math and English 1 year ahead of grade. Very happy to have our son there having moved him from a private school.

  • (7 years ago)

    My daughter was in kindergarten last year! Great experience great teacher-parent relationship formed. Wonderful teacher Christine Williams! Great principle Mrs.Blocker. Everyone gets together for the children. Glad we chose #23 school for our daughter

  • (7 years ago)

    Francis Parker School is a small school (approximately 300 students) and has the advantages of the teachers and principals knowing each of the students personally. My daughter (a kindergartener) loves the school and has thrived there. The school's greatest treasure is the principal who knows each child by name who takes the time each week to review students' work and conduct reading circles with the youngest readers and who supports the teachers and encourages them to the highest performance.

  • (9 years ago)

    We have 2 children at School #23. They have both attended since PreK and are presently in 3rd Grade and Kindergarten. School #23 is a place where children can excel. The principal is amazing and the teachers have been wonderful very considerate and supportive in all aspects. The parental involvement coupled with the principal's support and drive make school #23 what it is an incredible place for students to learn. I have nothing but the best things to say about Francis Parker #23 school and so do my kids they love it here!

  • (10 years ago)

    My son has attend school #23 since he was in kinder. And he is currently in the 5th grade -- the teachers are pleasant and very involved with their students and classwork -- I love this school and I am so glad school #23 still has 6th grade -- I highly recommend school #23.

  • (10 years ago)

    First rate! My son has attended School 23 from 1st to 6th grade. I have met his teachers every year and have never been disappointed. I only wish he could stay there through high school.

  • (10 years ago)

    I was concerned about my daughter attending school. I am very pleased with this school not only with its teachers but with its parents.

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