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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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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Magnet STEM Program

The STEM program academy will provide students with challenging curriculum where they are exposed to critical thinking through the extensive study of the nature of science, mathematics and technology.

An emphasis on developing the student's ability to communicate clearly both verbally and writing, about the sciences.

Learning applications will include field trips, project based learning, and scientific research.

Scientific inquiry will be the foundation of learning.

Content will be thematically tied to basic scientific and mathematical research, methodology, and science applications through project-based learning.

Student will be exposed to scientific inquiry, research techniques, and the production of scientific lab reports.

Participate in activities in our interactive Math Lab.

Participate in hands-on science experiments.

Experiments in an authentic lab setting.

Advantage of eligibility to the Jose Marti MAST Academy.

 

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