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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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STEM PROGRAM

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.

MEDIA CENTER

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.

AFTER CARE PROGRAM

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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SECME Bottle Rockets Competition

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Marlins Partnership

RecentEvents

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University of Florida Teachers Fellows

EESAC

 

The Educational Excellence School Advisory Council (EESAC) is the sole body responsible for final decision making at the school relating to the implementation of the components of the School Improvement Plans.  The EESAC's function is to bring together all stakeholders and involve them in an authentic role in decisions which affect instruction and the delivery of programs. (FSS.1001.42 {18}) and (FSS.1008.345). Our School Improvement Plan may be viewed at http://www.flbsi.org/SIP/

 

Membership Requirements

 

  • Must be composed of the principal, teachers, education support employees, students, parents, and business/community representatives.
  • Must be representative of the ethnic, racial, linguistic, disabled, and economic community served by the school.
  • Must have a majority of members who do not work in the District.
  • SWD must be represented.
  • ELL parents should be included when possible.
  • Adult/vocational programs must be represented.

 

Selection of EESAC Members

 

  • Teachers elect teachers.
  • Parents elect parents.
  • Students elect students.
  • Education support employees elect education support employee.
  • Principal appoints business/community representative -- to ensure council diversity.
  • Principal and UTD designated steward are automatic members.

Ben Sheppard Elementary EESAC meeting announcements are posted monthly at http://osi.dadeschools.net You are welcomed at our EESAC meetings !

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