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41 North Allen St., Albany, NY 12203
(click here for directions)
Phone: (518) 475-6725
Fax: (518) 475-6729
Vibetta Sanders, Principal
About Pine Hills Elementary School
rebuilt in 2005-06 as part of the district's
sweeping facilities project, the former Public School 16
reopened in the winter of 2007 as Pine Hills Elementary
School. Pine Hills is a neighborhood school serving
students in prekindergarten-grade 6 with 50 full-time and
14 part-time staff. Our students come from a wide
variety of backgrounds and experiences.
The school's mission is to
provide a community of support for the “whole child” as
it strives for academic excellence on the journey of
life-long learning. To achieve that mission,
administrators, faculty and staff work hard at
establishing a learning community that actively develops
and implements best practices.
School day begins:
School day ends:
Points of distinction
Full-day prekindergarten and kindergarten
Voluntary school uniforms
Teach and practice "The 7
Habits of Highly Effective People"
Recognized by the New York State Department of
Education in 2006, 2007 and 2008 for strong academic
One of 11 schools in the nation certified for
environmental stewardship through the Audubon Cooperative
- Tuesday, May 1 --
Special education parent workshop, Harriet
Gibbons Student Services Center, 75 Watervliet
Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m.
- Tuesday, May 1-Wednesday, May 2
-- New York State math exams, grades 3-8
- Friday, May 4 --
Elementary Art Show, Albany Institute of History
& Art, 125 Washington Ave., 5-8 p.m.
- Monday, May 7
- NYSESLAT listening, reading and
writing testing window begins
- PTA meeting, 6-7 p.m.
- Monday, May 14 --
Spring Concerts, 1:15 p.m. and 7 p.m.
- Tuesday, May 15 --
School Budget Vote and Board Elections, no
- Friday, May 18 -- All
NYSESLAT testing windows end
- Monday, May 28 --
Memorial Day, no school
Absence from school
If your child is absent
from school for any reason, call the school at (518) 475-6725
during the morning and provide a written excuse when
your child returns to school.