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Greensboro Elementary serves students in kindergarten through grade 5, approximately 600 students.
Designed to meet the individual needs of all students. Our program includes small reading groups, independent reading, phonics, and writing. Accelerated Reader is one part of our program that motivates students to read books independently and encourages a love of reading! We continue to follow Best Practice Strategies.
That uses a variety of methods to teach math concepts and skills. Our third, fourth, and fifth grade students also participate in Accelerated Math Program. This is an individualized math program designed for students to work at their individual pace in math.
Science and Social Studies
Incorporates literature books to reinforce the concepts taught in the textbooks. In K-5th grade, the instructional objectives are divided into monthly themes.
Is taught two times a week to all students and music is taught once a week.
Greensboro Elementary is always striving to keep up with the latest advances in technology. We offer several programs such as Classworks, Riverdeep, Accelerated Reader and Destination Math. We are equipped with a computer lab and each classroom has at least two computers
Greensboro Elementary has several programs to serve the need of all students. Services are provided for learning disabilities, mild intellectual disabilities, behavior disorders, speech/language impairments and other health impairments. Living skills are incorporated daily among these students. Students identified as gifted are served through the services of a full time teacher of the gifted.
Early Intervention Program and After School Program
Students performing below grade level in reading or math may receive extra instructional assistance through an Early Intervention Program. In addition, an after school program is available for 2-5th graders who need extra help in reading.
The instructional program at Greensboro Elementary adheres to the Georgia Performance Standards from the Georgia Department of Education. For a detailed description of the curriculum, including content and benchmarks for each grade level, please refer to the Georgia Learning Connection
AYP - Adequate Yearly Progress
AYP Reports and Information
As of March 30, 2012, Georgia was one of only 10 states to have been granted a waiver from No Child Left Behind (NCLB). No longer will Georgia be bound by the narrow definitions of success found in NCLB. The waiver enables the state to hold schools accountable and reward them for the work they do in all subjects and with all students. Beginning 2012, the Georgia Department of Education will NOT release an AYP report. Replacing AYP will be the College and Career Ready Performance Index. For more information
*Special Note: No Child Left Behind (NCLB) expired in 2007 and while many of its policies remain in effect, officially, the law is now referred to by its original name, Elementary and Secondary Act (ESEA) of 1965.
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