Tier Two District

Briarcliff Manor Union Free School District

About Todd Elementary School

Todd School... 

  • Offers a rigorous curricula and a collaborative culture
  • Inspires and challenges students to realize their full potential academically, physically, socially and emotionally
  • Uses a problem-based learning approach with a focus on LATIC (learner active technology infused classrooms)
  • Provides opportunities for students to utilize collaboration and creative thinking so they are intrinsically motivated to learn 
  • Places equal value on all content areas, including regularly scheduled instruction in art, general and performing music, library, physical education and STEAM
  • Prepares students to be successful in this global society


Social Emotional Learning

  • A tradition and commitment to The Golden Rule of Todd School
  • Daily morning meeting in every classroom to build a strong sense of community, and set children up for success socially and academically 
  • Monthly school wide read alouds and affirmations
  • School goals of empathy and Habits of Mind
  • Mindfulness practice in every classroom through the support of the school guidance counselor
  • Certified International Habits of Mind Learning Community of Excellence


A 2016 National Blue Ribbon School

Todd Elementary School has earned the distinction of being named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.