Our mission at the Dwight Bellizzi School is to provide our students with an intensive, comprehensive education focusing on literacy.
The Dwight Bellizzi School is a Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 8 school. The school was redesigned around the school reform initiative of an all-choice system of schools to provide students with an array of wrap around services which include after school programming, health and wellness services, and community partnerships.
Special Features and Highlights
- Dual Language Immersion beginning 2020-2021 School Year
- Community School
- Full service health and dental clinic
- Bilingual office staff (Spanish/English)
- Cultural activities and celebrations of students' heritage and backgrounds
What People Are Saying
Students Say : “The teachers and staff are always willing to help and they have taken a real interest in me. In many ways, they have been more like friends than just teachers, and I believe this atmosphere makes us want to work harder and do well in our studies.”
Parents Say :
“From the very first moment I enrolled my sons in the Academy, the staff has treated us like a part of their family. Every teacher pays close attention to the individual needs of their students, and they always keep me informed about [my son’s] progress and any concerns they might have before anything becomes a real issue.”
Teachers Say : “I believe that all children are capable of being successful students and are willing to give you as much effort as you give to them. My most important job as a teacher is to help my students develop a love of learning so that they want to work hard and they want to succeed. Regardless of the challenges they may face at home, we never allow students to use these issues as an excuse. We encourage them to rise above it to be the best they can be.”
• Grades Pre-K - 4: Gold polo shirts with our school logo/khaki bottoms
• Grades 5 - 8: Red polo shirts with our school logo/khaki bottoms