Learning is fun!
Our core focus at Heard Elementary School is an emphasis on rigorous academics in every subject area including: reading, language arts, mathematics, social studies and science. We believe our core mission is to ensure that every child is achieving at or above grade level in each subject area. Our intervention programs are designed to quickly and effectively identify remediation and enrichment opportunities for each and every child through data-based decision-making. We believe that with good instruction children love learning.
Each of the programs identified at Heard Elementary School are built on the philosophy of implementing programs that are proven successful in other urban districts. At Heard Elementary School we believe in monitoring and intervening to ensure all children are successful academically and have opportunities to grow and succeed beyond the core curriculum. At Heard Elementary School we practice successful instructional strategies while learning and growing together through collaboration and professional development.
At Heard, we are implementing the RTI process from screening and progress monitoring, to data-based decision-making with multi-level prevention systems to ensure that we respond and intervene appropriately to meet the needs of each student.