New Scotland Elementary School
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New Scotland Ave., Albany, NY 12208 (click
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Phone: (518) 475-6775
Fax: (518) 475-6777
Jones-Oliver, Assistant Principal
About New Scotland Elementary
School 19 was built in 1919. It was expanded in 1924 and
again in 1950, but remained virtually the same until it
underwent a complete facelift that started in mid-2007
and ended 18 months later. The school community chose a
new name to reflect their renovated building: New
Scotland Elementary School.
The school is fully accessible to
people with disabilities. It also has 21
grade-specific classrooms, a new library, a new gym, a
new cafeteria/auditorium, and new mechanical,
electrical, plumbing, communications, security and
The school's mission is to
provide an environment through the cooperation of
parents, students, teachers, administrators and
community residents in which students can achieve their
academic and emotional potential through the development
of self-confidence, self-discipline, self-expression,
School day begins:
School day ends:
After-school child care ends:
- Friday, May 18 -- All
NYSESLAT testing windows end
- Tuesday, May 22 --
Writing Celebration and Ice Cream Social,
- Monday, May 28 --
Memorial Day, no school
- Friday, June 1 --
School Spirit Day
- Wednesday, June 13 --
PTA meeting, 6:30 p.m.
- Friday, June 15 --
Kindergarten Moving Up, 10 a.m.
- Wednesday, June 20 --
Grade 5 Moving Up, 10 a.m.
- Thursday, June 21 --
Early dismissal, 12:50 p.m.
- Friday, June 22
- Last day of school
- Early dismissal, 12:50 p.m.