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  1. Centerton Gamble Elementary Media Center An analysis of the local community

  2. Demographics Centerton Gamble Elementary total students: 729 Centerton Population: 9,515 Median Family Income: $49,333 Residents below poverty level: 10.2% 35 different languages spoken by students in district 655 students participate in ESL program

  3. Demographics cont.

  4. Issues Positives Negatives Well rounded community English Second Language Welcome Center 38 Certified ESL teachers SnackPack program Food That’s in When School is Out program Lack of School/District provided funding SLMS only receives collection development money from earnings from semiannual Scholastic Book Fair

  5. Possible Learning Community Involvment What we have now… What we could also have… Local Kiwanis members visit to hand out awards “Horseshoe” awards given out by local stores, banks, bus drivers, etc. who spy great character from students Partnership with local Bentonville Public Library Local businesspeople visit to discuss careers during career week Community members visit to read to students

  6. References Bentonville Public Schools. (2011). Retrieved September 10, 2011 from http://bentonvillek12.org/web/support/federal_programs.asp#ESLProgram City-Data.com: Centerton, Arkansas. (2011). Retrieved September 10, 2011 from http://www.city-data.com/city/Centerton-Arkansas.html Ozark Regional Transit. (2009). Retrieved September 10, 2011, from http://www.ozark.org/index.php/en/schedules-a-maps/bentonville-maps Sperlings Best Places. (2010). Retrieved September 10, 2011, from http://www.bestplaces.net/economy/city/arkansas/centerton U.S. Census Bureau. (n.d.). Census 2000 demographic profile highlights. Retrieved January 23, 2011, from http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/SAFFPopulation?_event=Search&geo_id=16000US0512820&_geoContext=01000US|04000US05|16000US0512820&_street=&_county=Centerton&_cityTown=Centerton&_state=04000US05&_zip=&_lang=en&_sse=on&ActiveGeoDiv=geoSelect&_useEV=&pctxt=fph&pgsl=160&_submenuId=population_0&ds_name=null&_ci_nbr=003&qr_name=DEC_2000_SAFF_R1160&reg=DEC_2000_SAFF_R1160%3A003&_keyword=&_industry=