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We are

Erasing Boundaries.

The Genesee Community Charter School provides a rich educational experience that values intellectual rigor, respect for diversity, and community responsibility.

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As a public school, The Genesee Community Charter School is open to all applicants who fit our age guidelines.

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Community Culture

Find out how our community culture plays an integral role in a developing the whole child.

Community Culture
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Community Based Curriculum

Find out how our curriculum helps students feel connected to and responsible for our Rochester community.

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Community of Creativity

Find out how students explore the connection between the arts and academic content to gain a greater understanding of both.

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Community as a Classroom

Find out how students utilize community resources and experts to strengthen their curricular understandings.

Community as a Classroom
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About the Genesee Community Charter School

The Genesee Community Charter School - among the highest performing EL Education schools in the nation - is located on the campus of the Rochester Museum & Science Center. Genesee Community Charter School enrolls approximately 215 students in kindergarten through sixth grade. As a charter school, Genesee Community Charter School is publicly funded and there is no tuition.

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Kindergarten/First Grade

Our local history-based and globally-connected program immerses our diverse population of children in investigation and discovery.

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Second Grade/Third Grade

Our local history-based and globally-connected program immerses our diverse population of children in investigation and discovery.

Second & Third Grade Loop
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Fourth Grade/Fifth Grade

Our local history-based and globally-connected program immerses our diverse population of children in investigation and discovery.

Fourth & Fifth Grade Loop
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Sixth Grade

Our local history-based and globally-connected program immerses our diverse population of children in investigation and discovery.

Sixth Grade

“Walking through the door you immediately realize this is an exceptional place. You hear the voices of children and adults raised together in song to welcome the day and greet one another.”