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School Announcements

PTO Dates to Remember 2018-2019

November 15th:
Food Matters Pop-up Store

December 12th – 14th:
White Elephant Sale

January 17th:
De Hostos Birthday Celebration!

February 7th:
NYS Testing / Zumba


March 1st:
Health Fair YMCA Maplewood Branch

March 4st:
Launch of Power Card Fundraiser

March 11th – 15th:
Scholastic Book Fair Week

March 21st:
Financial and Computer Literacy / Bingo for Books


Celebration of Resiliency

Congratulations to our EMHCS/IBERO/UNITED WAY/NAZARETH Partnership! Last night’s Resiliency Celebration honored and celebrated our families that relocated from Puerto Rico.  Thank you to everyone that made this event possible! Our students rocked it! Special thanks to...

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Science Lesson

Our first graders are learning all about the human body and the digestive system. At the beginning of the school year, we worked on nutrition and what we need to stay healthy and strong. We have used our prior knowledge to learn what happens to our body once food...

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Academic Spotlight 03/2018

Congratulations to Ms. Maybell, Ms. Haywood, Mr. K. Jackson for engaging and motivating our students during NYS Test Prep. Thank you for celebrating students’ hard work and accomplishments! It was amazing to see the comradery from students as their peers received...

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School Life

We are proud to be EMHCS!

Eugenio María de Hostos Charter School takes pride in the 18 years of being an educational institution of excellence in our community. Our school provides new and innovative ways of learning. Each student is unique and therefore our teachers understand that the learning style of each child may differ, and our staff is equipped to help nourish those learning styles.

We are extremely proud of the talented pool of employees that we have serving our students. Our ultimate goal is to ensure that our students receive the best possible education, if a student is unable to learn the way we teach, then we will learn to teach the way the child can learn. Our ultimate goal is to ensure that every child has a quality education regardless of socioeconomic levels.

We appreciate the sense of family that has been fostered throughout the years and the commitment that you have in your child’s education. We are very excited about the expansion of our school to include 11th grade next year and have our first graduating class in 2020.

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Read From Our Students' Parents

“Hello! My name is Lakiescha Jones, parent of three EMHCS alumni. Jarron is now a senior at Notre Dame.
Jamir and Jaiviana are honor roll students at Aquinas.
My children wouldn’t be where they are today if it weren’t for my EMCHS Village. They helped my children excel at their own pace, never limiting them. They enabled them to enter Aquinas taking honors courses, as well as completing Spanish 3 by grade 10. They were engaging, consistent and caring.

The teachers at EMCHS worked with me when my children weren’t behaving or having issues with anything!! I was always a phone call or note away, keeping me informed of the positive and negative.
Loved the dance programs, providing them outlets at the end of the long school day!
Forever Grateful to My EMCHS Staff!!”

Lakiescha Jones

Community Partners
Eugenio María De Hostos
Charter School

Grades K-1 1069
Joseph Avenue Rochester, NY 14621
Phone: (585) 697-7115

Grades 2-10
27 Zimbrich Street Rochester, NY 14621
Phone: (585)544-6170

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