Before School Tutoring
Every student has access to Before School Tutoring. This program is offered from 7:00 am to 8:00 am Monday through Thursday. This program is designed to help students close the achievement gaps and provide a solid footing for future grades. Students spend 20 minutes on math and 20 minutes on reading through our interactive web-based curriculum called Success Maker. This program meets the students at their level and either re-teaches or accelerates the learning to ensure that every student is showing growth.
Avalon Elementary School stresses the importance of reading starting from Kindergarten and continuing on through 8th grade. Students in Kindergarten through 2nd grade spend 90 minutes per day learning how to read, while students in 3rd through 8th spend their time reading to learn, while developing analytical skills needed for the future. This is accomplished by using Scott Foreman Reading Street Curriculum.
Avalon Elementary School is devoted to the students’ mastery of essential math practices and the development of critical thinking skills that will carry them through college and into their future careers. Understanding math is vital to all students and the school dedicates more them 60 minutes per day to the learning of mathematics.
Avalon Elementary School students participate in Physical Education activities two days a week for 30 minutes, under the instruction of our dedicated PE staff. During this time, students have the opportunity to move, compete, and develop team building skills.
Avalon Elementary School wants every student to have an appreciation for the study of music. Classes are held twice a week for 30 minutes and include instruction on recorder, keyboard, guitar and general music education. As a school, we value allowing the students to be creative and develop a passion for the arts.
Subject Area Classes
As a back to basics elementary school, teachers also focus on a range of lessons in social studies and science, working to incorporate these topics into every lesson.
After School Enrichment Program
Avalon Elementary School offers an after-school enrichment program that runs from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Monday – Thursday, with an emphasis on extended learning. Courses include: Art, Karate, Choir, Home Economics, Dance, Embroidery.