School No. 23 celebrates 'best in Monroe County' honors

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - Francis Park School No. 23 has been named the best school in Monroe County for 2017.

On Tuesday, the School of the Arts Jazz Ensemble led a neighborhood parade on Barrington Street to celebrate the honors. 

"We have a community that truly cares about one another, that understands that although academics are our top priority, it's not just about that," said Principal John Gonzalez. "It's about building relationships and understanding each other as human beings."

The New York School Quality Index ranks every public school in New York State in five key quality areas:

  • student attendance rate
  • suspension ratio
  • student-teacher ratio
  • teacher experience
  • racial diversity

 


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