J. C. Solmonese Elementary School
J. C. Solmonese Elementary School covers kindergarten through third grade. Forty teachers make up the total of 78 faculty members. "Anything we do must have a direct impact on student learning," says Ritta Bolton, principal of J. C. Solmonese Elementary School. "All children can learn, and it's our responsibility to help them grow academically and socially."
- Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:30am - 4:30pm; Sat - Sun, closed.
- Handicap Accessible: Yes
- Founding Date: 1978
- Number of students: 560
- Public/Private: Public
- Accreditation/licenses: None
- Student-to-teacher ratio: 14:1
- Parking: Free lot
- Number of faculty: 78
- How engaged is the school with the community?: "Very," says Bolton. "We have lots of community support through our parent volunteers. The kids also interview veterans and do presentations on Veteran's Day."
- What makes this community special?: "The community support," Bolton says.