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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Uniform Information


Wearing the school uniform is mandatory.



Proper wearing apparel and appropriate grooming is required for both children and adults who

enter the building. In addition, appropriate grooming, which is conducive and not distracting to

an educational environment, is also required. Items that might be considered a safety hazard

are backless shoes, clogs, cleats, and tap shoes that are not conducive to physical education

activities. Hats, and/or caps should not be worn in the classroom, cafeteria, and corridors or at

P.E. classes.





Wearing the school uniforms is mandatory. No jeans are allowed. School uniforms for Ben

Sheppard Elementary may be purchased through Ibiley Uniforms, or from any local retail

establishment that offers you the style and color combinations adopted by this school.



Polo/Crew shirt: Red

Bottoms: Red and Grey plaid skirt, skort



Polo/Crew shirt: Red

Bottoms: Grey

Bottoms: Grey pants Pants, Bermuda shorts


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