2020-2021 Academics

Welcome to our 2020-2021 Academic Page!

This page will serve as your portal for navigating the year as we respond to COVID-19's impact on our school community.  Below, you will find critical information about how PPA is changing the way we operate in order to reduce the risk of COVID transmission and provide high-quality, standards-based instruction in every academic domain throughout the year.

Please check back regularly, as we will update the information here, as well as on PPA's Message Center, as conditions change.  Furthermore, we recommend that you bookmark not only this page, but also the NYC Department of Education's Website.

Last updated: August 24, 2020

Blended Learning Model

PPA has been approved to use the Department of Education's Model 3B for the Fall 2020 semester.  For this model, students will be grouped in be four separate cohorts: three in-person cohorts, one remote.

  • Group A,  Group B, and Group C:  In-person learning 1-2 days per week (twice in a 6-day rotation); remote learning for non-in person days.
  • Group D:  Remote every day; consists of students who opt out of in-person instruction

Health & Safety Procedures for PPA Community

As we rapidly approach the start of the 2020-2021 academic school year, everyone at Pelham Prep is dedicated to delivering a high-quality education that puts your child’s health, safety, and emotional well being first. Each staff member at PPA is dedicated to our school’s resolve to provide every student with an education that creates a new standard of excellence for learning from any location be that at home, in person, or a combination of both.  In the document entitled "PPA's Response to COVID-19" below, you will find information on how we will do so while maintaining the highest level of safety:

PPA's Response to COVID-19