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Fairview Elementary School STATE OF THE SCHOOL ADDRESS 2012-2013.
“The doors of Fairview Elementary School swing open wide on welcoming hinges. We provide essential academic challenges, support, and structure, yet remain a nurturing school community necessary for the development of each child entrusted to us.”
Bell to Bell Instruction
Benefit and necessary for SPED to increase test scores.
Block scheduling allows students to be in any class during any time period and receive instruction.
Eagle Academy Fridays allow for higher order activities.
Driven by portfolio assignments. Charts should be posted in each classroom. “ What to do if you finish early.” This allows for higher order assignments not to be designated only for “the gifted”.
SAGE Eagle Academy Fridays is for students who may not necessarily qualify for gifted, but are accelerated in a subject area such as Math and Read. They receive enrichment for the Gifted Teachers.
Gifted Student Population 103
Response to Intervention (RTI) Lab run by Title Tutors.Curriculum and Instruction
Mission selected through an extensive process lead by leadership team.
Entire staff and parent body extensions allowed to have input into mission statement.
Mission statement is reflective of the goals of the continuous improvement plan.
Vision is a conceptual framework for FES. It details the Continuous Improvement Plan as steps.Planning and Organization
Plan was reviewed by first leadership, then all faculty and staff members to include ( teachers, paraprofessionals, office staff, nurse, custodians, cafeteria workers, school council, PTO members, State of the School Address, and posted for review and input by entire community.
Instructional materials are distributed to teachers. Coaches house additional volumes of materials for checkout. Media center also provides volumes of materials for checkout.PLANNING AND ORGANIZATION
Plan for Spanish to English classes in the 2012-2013 school year.
Very Active P.T.O. with various activities through out the year.
Two school wide Men of Fairview Days
Lunch and Learns (CRCT, Love and Logic, Helpful Educational Tools, Hands-on Learning for Parents)
Parents receive both a monthly calendar of activities as well as flyers concerning each activity.
Use of Calling Post
Use of School Marquee
Very active School Council- Not Your Average Council
They raise money for playground equipment, take pictures during field day, Academic projects to include “Read-A-Thon”
Sponsoring a school-wide Fashion
Meet 9 times a year.STUDENT, FAMILY, AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AND SUPPORT
Communication Log Maintained in Office
Teachers maintain communication logs as well.
Calling PostSTUDENT, FAMILY, AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AND SUPPORT
Active Slates in every classroom
25+ Flip Cameras
Listening Stations and set of 6 headphones in every classroom
New Computer Lab 2011-2012 with older computers divided into classrooms for additional classroom resources.
SMART Boards in 15 classrooms with 5 more to be installed early this year, 8 more needed.
Students expected to learn PowerPoint
Projector in Cafeteria used for Educational Resource
Flat Screens available in data room and conference room for small group breakout sessions.School Culture
150-200 Science Fair Participants Yearly
African-American Quiz Bowl
Stock Market Club
Girl and Boy Scouts
Good News Club
New Club Program beginning in September. Clubs will meet twice monthly on Fridays last 90 minutes of the day so that all students school-wide can participate.School Activities