The School For Excellence will develop in all students' active intellectual and critical thinking skills in literacy, social studies, mathematics, and science to inform a strong sense of social responsibility. Through our multicultural curriculum that integrates the creative arts within the instruction of academic courses, students' perceptions will be extended beyond their immediate circle to encompass a broader world-view.  

Principal's Corner

   Letter to Parents and Families May 7th 2020  




If you would like a copy of this letter, please click on the link below.

 Letter to Parents_Families May 7 2020.pdf 

Covid-19 Updates

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    DOE Student Accounts

    The DOE has created student accounts for every single New York City public school student, including 3K and Pre-K students.

    The account gives your student access to TeachHub, which is how students access:

    • iLearnNYC, the Summer School 2020 online learning platform 
    • Student report cards (available in the Student Documents icon)
    • Multiple educational applications
    • G Suite, Microsoft O365, and Zoom (using secure central accounts)
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    Chancellor's Letter to Students and Families

    The New York City Department of Education's update regarding student's schedules for June 4th ( Anniversary Day) and June 9th.

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  • NYC DOE Remote Learning Technical Support

    The DOE is launching a family-facing Remote Learning Technical Support ticket system. Families (or someone on their behalf) can submit requests for technical support for a broad range of issues, including application support, lost, stolen, or broken devices, and delivery status, though the Technical Support for Families page.



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  • NYC DOE Remote Learning Survey

    The New York City Department of Education wants your feedback on remote learning.

    Please click here https://www.schools.nyc.gov/RLsurveyOpens to answer a survey.

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  • SFE Community Resource Hub!


    The School For Excellence Community Resource Hub is a space created for students and families to access community resources and more during these trough times.

    Community Resource

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  • Remote Learning Devices

    DOE Families: Get your remote learning device https://coronavirus.schools.nyc/RemoteLearningDevices or call (718) 935-5100 and choose option 5.

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  • EduMate NYC


    EduMate NYC is connecting public school students with free, virtual tutoring in this time of need.

    • 100% Free
    • Online & by phone
    • 1:1 Individual attention
    • By college students

    EduMate NYC


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SFE - S.C.H.O.L.A.R. Values & Expectations

As an SFE


I will…


  1. Show up every day, on time, because I value my education and what opportunities it will bring to my life.
  2. Commit to my learning by bringing necessary materials and tools for success for every class, every day.
  3. Honor myself and my school community by being a peacekeeper and upstander, following rules and expectations that maintain safety for all.
  4. Overcome obstacles and challenges by maintaining a growth mindset, pushing past my limits to achieve, both academically and socially.
  5. Lead by example, serving as a positive role model for those around me with my words, actions, and behaviors, in and outside of the school community.
  6. Advocate for myself and my fellow students by being an active participant in my school community, demonstrating school pride.
  7. Rise above difficult situations by getting support when I need it, lifting up others when they need it.

SFE Scholars:  Show up, Commit, Honor, Overcome, Lead, Advocate, Rise

Remote Learning Schedules & More

The School For Excellence in keeping with its educational mission is providing our scholars with the ability to continue their quest for knowledge by providing them with the grade based academic schedules for remote learning from home.


Students, please click on the link for your corresponding grade below.


9th Grade Remote Learning Schedule

9th Grade Remote Learning Schedule.pdf

10th Grade Remote Learning Schedule

 10th Grade Remote Learning Schedule.pdf 

11th Grade Remote Learning Schedule

 11th Grade Remote Learning Schedule.pdf  

12th Grade Remote Learning Schedule

 12th Grade Remote Learning Schedule.pdf 


NYC DOE Remote Learning Survey




To better support you, please answer these questions about how you think and feel, especially while learning remotely. Please respond honestly—there are no right or wrong answers! Your voice is important, so thank you for sharing your thoughts and experiences.




Please help us better support you and other families by answering these questions. Your answers will be anonymous. If you prefer not to answer any question, you can skip it. As you answer these questions, please think about your family’s experience right now with remote learning. If you have more than one child enrolled in this school, please answer these questions about your oldest child.


To access the survey, please click on link above the instructions, or click here: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/RLsurvey

Accessing Report Cards & Parent Teacher Conferences

School For Excellence Graduation 2020

Please come watch and enjoy the School For Excellence seniors and their commencement exercises!

Montefiore School Health Program



Dear Parent/Guardian:


The School For Excellence, in partnership with the Montefiore School Health Program, has a comprehensive health center that is different from the schools' nurse's office. The health center provides students with emergency care and first aid for minor injuries; physical exams for school, sports or working papers, confidential counseling & stress reduction, immunizations, asthma care, nutritional counseling, preventive dental services, and more.

To enroll your child in the health center, please download and complete the forms, and provide the following:

All information is kept confidential

  • Parental/Guardian Consent Form
  • Basic Health History Form 
  • Include a copy of your child's immunization record
  • Include a copy of insurance information


English Application:



Spanish Application:


Watercolor Workshop!

 Watercolor Workshop Flyer - June 16th and June 23rd, 2020  

During these unknown times, we want to create space where you can escape reality and join us for a moment of creativity and relaxation. We are thrilled to invite you and your family to participate in a Virtual Watercolor Workshop on Tuesday, June 16th & Tuesday, June 23rd at 1:00 pm.

Please RSVP: bit.ly/sfewatercolor

Dave & Buster's Field Trip