A.W. Becker

Elementary School

1146 Route 9W

Selkirk, NY 12158

518.756.5200 ext.5000


Debra Neubart, Acting Principal

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Our Mission is to be an exemplary 21st–century learning community whose graduates are well prepared to excel in a complex, interconnected and changing world.

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Fire safety at AWB

The Selkirk Fire Department devoted an entire day, Oct. 12, at A.W. Becker for Fire Prevention Week. Firefighters visited all classrooms in the building talking about fire prevention and sharing many tips to keep students safe.

"Good Books" event to support A.W. Becker

On Thursday, November 17, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., The Woman’s Club of Albany and The Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza will host an evening of holiday book suggestions presented at Book House. A number of Book House staff will discuss their favorite choices for adult and children’s books at 6:30. A portion of all book sales that evening will benefit the A.W. Becker.
This is the 12th annual “Good Books” event sponsored by the WCA, providing funds for books to urban and rural school libraries in need. All are invited to attend. More about Woman's Club of Albany

Mock elections have elementary voters turning out in droves

Elementary students at A.W. Becker and Pieter B. Coeymans got a taste of what elections are all about as they cast their votes today in mock elections. [read more]

Closing video for One School, One Book

A.W. Becker faculty and staff created a final video to recap the journey of Uncle Beasley's journey in the school as every student read "The Enormous Egg" together for their One School, One Book program. Watch the video


A.W. Becker ushers in the year with One School, One Book

As students filled the cafeteria they were greeted with teachers and staff in cowboy hats and a stage complete with cardboard farm animals, a big red barn and a giant cracked egg, all part of a fanfare assembly to introduce the new book chosen for A.W. Becker’s One School, One Book program. [read more]

A.W. Becker One School, One Book page

Open House Welcome to A.W. Becker

Take a look at the programs and staff at A.W. Becker in 2016-17. Click for PDF