Community School District 11 was founded with one purpose - to build a space for all students to grow, learn and create with each passing day. Through a unique teaching approach and a truly passionate staff, we help students develop academically and personally to the highest level.


We invite you to explore our site and discover the academics district 11 provides to each and every student. Get in touch with us today to schedule a tour, learn more about enrollment, or ask any other questions.

Meet The Team

Cristine Vaughan

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EXT: 2025


Yvette Crespo

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Family Leadership Coordinator


Ext. 2023/1201

Fax: 2626


Dara Yusuf

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Teacher Team/ Leadership



Ext 1291


Daniel Russo

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Deputy Superintendent


Ext: 2025


Marian Martinez

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D11 Consultant


Ext 2023

Fax: 2626


Latoya Caines

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Administrative Assistant



Ext. 2025


Heather Morabito

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Director of Continuous Improvement (DCI) 

718-519-2620 Ext 2012 


Rudy Rupnarain

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Boro Field Liaison


Ext 2011

Fax: 2620


Zulma Valladares

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Teacher Development & Evaluation Coach TDEC

718-519-2620 Ext 2009


Deborah Alford

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Director of Early Childhood





Nuwaira Muhammad

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Administrative Assistant


Ext: 2026

Fax: 2626


Our Mission

District 11 is a thriving community of schools and families that embrace the diversity of ALL by working together to ensure rich and nurturing learning environments ultimately leading to accelerated student success. Our mission is to create a program that engages every student. We strive to help student accomplish challenges and exceed their goals in a caring and supportive environment.

Our Vision

​We are dedicated to improving student achievement through our collective responsibility for district-wide success. We will collaborate within and among schools, with community stakeholders, and the Community Education Council. Through professional learning experiences and feedback at all levels, we will share best practices gleaned from our partnerships in order to ensure accelerated student success.

Guidance for Principals/Directors

for Remote Learning in 3-K and Pre-K

Remote Learning in Early Childhood

Remote Learning in Early Childhood Young children learn best in the context of relationships and through play-based, hands-on, and engaging activities. In their early childhood classrooms, the relationships they develop with their teaching teams and caregivers are crucial to their development and learning. Additionally, the toys, games, and other materials in their classrooms support discovery and exploration – an essential component of early learning. For these reasons, remote learning for young children is centered around helping families, caregivers, and children connect and engage in joyful, fun, play-based activities that build on children’s natural curiosity. Supporting Remote Learning During this time, it is particularly important to consider how we support families and children in having safe, nurturing and predictable experiences. Children rely on their daily routines, including seeing their teaching team each day they come to school. At this time, our goal is to ensure smooth transitions from learning in a classroom to learning at home. During times of uncertainty and stress, it is important to maintain strong attachments to help children remain resilient and thrive. Together we can successfully support children and families by helping children feel connected to their early childhood program and teachers. When planning how best to maintain connections with children and families, teaching teams should consider the needs and circumstances of their classroom community. Considerations include:

Free Meal

Find a Free Meal Location Near You

Find a Free Meal Location Near You

  • Free "Grab and Go" meals are available for all New Yorkers

  • Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 1:30 pm

  • Meals Hubs will operate for children and families from 7:30 am to 11:30 am, and for adults from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm

  • No one will be turned away at any time

  • All adults and children can pick up multiple meals at once

  • No registration, ID, or documentation required

  • Vegetarian and Halal are available at all sites

  • No dining space is available, so meals must be eaten off premises.

  • Parents and guardians may pick up meals for their children

  • View sites that offer exclusively kosher certified meals

All locations, dates, times and menus are subject to change.

Visit the NYC DOE website to search for a food hub and see menus, and visit CFA for an interactive map and full list of food hubs. (Please note: The food hubs may change over time. We will keep the list updated.) Or text "FOOD" or "COMIDA" to 877-877.

  • Meals are served from 7:30 AM - 1:30 PM

    • 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM to children and families

    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM to adults 

  • No registration, ID, or documentation is needed.

  • Three meals are provided regardless of time of service.

  • Parents and guardians can retrieve meals for their children, who do not need to be present... 

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza announced the City will move towards a new Remote Learning Model for all school days until Spring Recess.

  • Students will not report to school buildings for instruction during this time. 

  • School buildings are scheduled to reopen to students following Spring Recess on Monday, April 20, 2020.

Parents: Take the Remote Learning Device Request Form

To help students stay connected during emergencies, the DOE is lending internet-enabled iPads to support remote learning for students. If you would like to request a device for a NYC student in your family, please fill out the Request form. The DOE will use the contact information you provide to get in touch with you to discuss when and where you can pick up a device. Priority will be given to students most in need, and all devices are granted on a temporary basis and will later need to be returned. There is a limit of one device per student.​.. 

Dear District 11 Families, 

Over the next week as we adjust to the at-home learning environments, we want to communicate that our primary objective is to ensure that remote online learning will be accessible, practical, and provide continuity of instruction for students at each grade level.  Our plan is to take advantage of the digital and non-digital tools that are already familiar to teachers and students.  Schools and teachers will be working directly with you and your children during the time away from their school buildings.  We are sharing some additional resources below for students across all grade levels.  We recognize that the extended closure of our schools and the transition to online learning district-wide will disrupt our usual every day routines.  Please be sure to look for updates from our District and schools.  We appreciate the continued professionalism of our teachers, as it is what makes District 11 amazing.  Our team is working together to make sure our school communities stay healthy and children are well supported...   


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1250 Arnow Avenue 

Bronx NY 10469 

Phone: (347) 719-1283

Fax: (718) 519-2626