Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School New York City Department of Education | District 20

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Remote Instruction for all students starts on September 16th with check-ins.  Regular classes begin on September 21st remotely; students in Blended Instruction start coming into our building on October 1st.  Please visit our COVID-19 Information and Healthy Practices page; you can find it in the Remote Learning tab!  Stay safe and healthy!  Masks, social distancing, handwashing and staying home if you are sick (get tested if there is a possibility of COVID-19.)  Please disregard student schedules posted in Pupilpath, we will let you know when they are up to date and ready for review. We miss you!
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Our Mission and Vision...and how we make it happen!


FDR where success equals empowerment, equity, diversity and persistence!


Mission Statement

Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School’s mission is to provide an environment that enables all students to grow academically, intellectually, socially and emotionally. We recognize the importance of celebrating diversity and culture in our community. Our focus is on personalizing our environment; students start in different places.  By developing a growth mindset, we help them activate their passion and persistence, so all students can reach their highest potential.

The FDR community works together so our students acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to be lifelong learners.  Our students will become college and career ready and are prepared for the emerging demands as global citizens of the technologically evolving 21st Century.



Vision Statement

 All students can learn and succeed.  Our commitment to equity works to empower all students towards seeing and achieving their highest potential.  We provide opportunities to help students make connections between curriculum and applications to the real world, by celebrating the diversity of the many cultures within out school.  This, along with an emphasis on problem solving grounded in real-life applications supports our students as they move on to college and career.


Instructional Focus

  By focusing each PD on aligning an advanced literacy hallmark to their content area skills and standards, we can strategically support literacy in the content areas.  Student achievement and literacy will increase, yielding increases in College, Career and Civic Readiness for our students.