Our Mission...

aims to provide a quality education



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Ben Sheppard Elementary aims to provide a quality education where all students will reach their full potential within a caring, secure environment.

The purpose of STEM is to provide students with a challenging curriculum that will expose them to critical thinking, engineering, technology, mathematics, science, field studies, projects, competitions and science research throughout their elementary experience.

Ben Sheppard Elementary is the only elementary school in the district with a science magnet program offering students in third, fourth and fifth grade the opportunity to apply to our unique Science focused magnet program.

Ben Sheppard Elementary School firmly believes in providing quality in service, relationships, and communications. We are dedicated to richly impacting the lives of all students and the surrounding community.

We believe that we are the positive and underlying force that prepares, bridges, and binds the learners to a world beyond the classroom walls.

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Ben Sheppard Elementary is the only elementary school in the district with a math, science and technology  magnet program which is offered from grades kindergarten through fifth grade who apply to the program and meet criteria.


The library at Ben Sheppard is open for parents after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:15-4:00. Parents may check out library books in order to help their child fulfill the required 30 minutes of nightly reading. Parents may check out an additional two books for a period of two weeks.


The Ben Sheppard Elementary After-school Care Program offers a variety of activities, including homework assistance, indoor and outdoor games, music, library, academic enrichment, arts and crafts, and computers. The After-school care program is until 6:00pm .

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Assistant Principals



Ms. Alicia Brown

Pk-2nd Grade

Discipline/Parent Conferences/LEP Committees/SST RTI MeetingsSocial Studies, Health, Art, Music, Physical Education, Special Areas, Teacher Certification, Transportation, Paraprofessionals, Custodians/Security Monitors,Textbooks, SIP, Technology, School Climate Survey, Assigned Committees, Attendance K-2, Health Screening, Free and Reduced Lunch/Lunch Supervision, Weekly/Monthly Calendar





 Mrs. Angela Zayas

 Grades  3rd -5th

Discipline/Parent Conferences/LEP Committees/SST RTI Meetings Reading, Language Arts, Bilingual, Math and Science, Bilingual Education, Scheduling,EESAC, ESE, 5th Grade End of Year Activities, Interns ELL Tutoring, SIP, Grants and Awards, Testing, IPEGS (Schedule), Assigned Committees, Attendance 3rd-5th, Title 1, Lunch Supervision, Reading Intervention.








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