Greenburgh Eleven UFSD is located 20 miles north of New York City in Dobbs Ferry, New York on the grounds of The Children’s Village, a renowned residential treatment center and facility in operation since 1851. The District educates approximately 250 male residential and day students in Kindergarten-Grade 12 who have emotional, behavioral and learning problems in the Elementary/Middle and Junior/Senior High Schools. The District provides a structured learning environment and a curriculum that is aligned with the New York State Education Department’s common core standards. There is a strong commitment to literacy including Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening. All classrooms are wired for the internet and there are computers and smartboards in each classroom.
Emphasis is placed upon diagnostic assessment of students. The support staff includes school psychologists, guidance counselors, teachers of the speech and hearing handicapped, physical and occupational therapists.
Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is the District’s behavior management program which emphasizes respect, responsibility and safety. This program complements the goals of helping students become self-confident, independent learners who will be able to successfully meet the challenges in the workplace when they leave Greenburgh Eleven.
Teachers are committed to the academic success of their students and collaborate with the support staff and the staff of The Children’ Village.
Greenburgh Eleven UFSD was established in 1928. The District is a public school district on the grounds of a private agency, The Children’s Village, and services approximately 300 emotionally disabled students. In 1993, the Mary McLeod Bethune building was opened and now services as the main building for the Elementary, Middle and High School population as well as District Office.