201 West Moore



La Plata, MO 63549


Phone:  660.332.7003


Fax: 660.332.4881




Elementary Goals

 I.  All students will read at or above grade level.
    1.  K-6 will continue to follow the Reading First model.   
      2.  Maintain special reading teacher/instructional coaching for intermediate grades.
      3.  Schoolwide implementation of Title I.
      4.  Administer a formal reading assessment at 3rd through 6th grades.
      5.  Maintain small class sizes to ensure differentiated instruction for continued reading success.   
      6.  School-wide DEAR from 7:50 am-8:10 am.

 II. All students will understand fundamental concepts and procedures of mathematics at or above grade level.
    1.      Follow core mathematics program aligned with GLEs
      Incorporate a system of progress monitoring and benchmarking to monitor fluency in basic math skills.
      3.    Schoolwide implementation of Title I.
      Include 60 minutes of protected math time daily within classroom schedules.
      5.    Implement a Title I Math Interventionist.

 III.  Achieve “Top 10 Status” on MAP
    1.  Incorporate differentiated, student-centered learning aligned with GLEs.
      2.  Provide Professional Development opportunities to assist teachers
      3.  Create Curriculum Maps for Social Studies, Science, and Math aligned with GLE’s.
      4.  Provide positive MAP incentives to students and teachers.

 IV.  Promote positive behaviors among students
    1.  Regular classroom lessons by and availability of school counselor
      2.  Teach expectations to students
      3.  All students work together for school-wide rewards
      4.  Develop Character Education committee
            -Virtue of the Month introduced at assemblies
            -ABC Student of the Month Awards (Academics, Behavior, & Character) from
                each grade level at monthly assemblies

 V.  Increased parent communications
    1.  Encourage teachers to make at least one positive contact (note or telephone) per student, per quarter.
      2.  Provide assistance to teachers wanting to create a classroom web page and/or newsletters.
      3.  Encourage take home folders in K-4 and use of planners in 5th and 6th grade.


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