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School Info

Elkhart Lake - Glenbeulah
Middle/Elementary School
251 East Maple Street / PO Box 326
Elkhart Lake, WI 53020-0326
Middle/Elementary: (920) 876-3307
Middle/Elementary Fax: (920) 876-3105
Email us: dhammann@goresorters.com

Elementary School Information

The compassionate and dedicated faculty and staff at Elkhart Lake-Glenbeulah Elementary School demonstrate their continued commitment to children by putting children first. The school provides all children with a friendly, cooperative, and enthusiastic atmosphere in which to grow and develop academically and socially.  Our children greatly benefit from small class sizes that offer personalized opportunities and experiences in a caring, nurturing environment. That’s why ELG is…

 

A GREAT PLACE TO START!

Significantly Exceed Expectations on 2018 School Report Card with a 5-star rating.

 

  • Small elementary class size averages 16 children to one teacher.

 

  • Appropriate differentiated educational programming planned for all students—remedial to enrichment.  Instruction in these areas provided by caring, qualified, and knowledgeable staff.  Small class size allows learning to be modified to fit the individual student needs, while also providing optimal teacher/student interaction time.

 

  • Heavy emphasis on research-based reading instruction with differentiated instruction, flexible groupings, and guided reading experiences to master reading comprehension skills.

 

  • Constant technology advancements support our new and exciting learning opportunities for all students.  Computers/tablets available in classrooms, the library/media center, and a separate elementary school lab.  Touch Chromebooks provided for all 2nd through 4th grade students. Interactive whiteboards, Learner Response Systems, and 3-D cameras in all classrooms to support all curriculum areas.  A portable video cart is available for interactive learning and electronic field trips.

 

  • Provide Makerspace areas for students to create, tinker, play constructively, develop an idea and then work towards bringing it to life, i.e. Lego challenges, building load-bearing bridges out of popsicle sticks.

 

  • Chromebooks, iPads and Nooks are available to all students. Student technology is used to reinforce skills in various curricular areas.  The elementary/middle school is wireless so the devices are used to view various educational websites for student project and research needs.
     
  • All-inclusive Handicapped Accessible Playground.

 

  • “Little Amigos” Foreign Language Program taught to allelementary students, starting with JK.

 

  • Students receive instruction from certified teaching specialists in art, music, physical education, library, and special education providing each student with a well-rounded educational experience.

 

  • Children’s academic progress is measured three times a year using MAP (Measurement of Academic Progress).

 

  • Schoolwide Forward Exam State Assessment scores for ELA/math are above state average and comparable or above neighboring school districts.
     
  • Students, parents and staff collaboratively engage in ACP (Academic and Career Planning). SPEC (Student, Parent Educational Career) Conferences in fourth grade.

 

  • A well-established Junior Kindergarten program, which includes a parent outreach component. Our program was among the first in the state illustrating our belief in the importance of early educational opportunities.

 

  • On-site Child Care Program open 12 hours a day, 12 months a year, before, during, and after school.  In addition to our child care service, also available and perfect for our beginning learners— our 3 year-old program!

 

  • A comprehensive summer school program based on both academics and enrichment in which the majority of our students participate (June 17 – July 19, 2019).

 

  • Revolving, textbook adoption for all subjects involving an established cycle of curriculum review.  Implementing new math textbook series  in Fall 2019-2020.

 

  • Quarterly academic progress communicated on a standard-based report card.

 

  • Early Riser Readers, Literacy Nights, Motivational Reading Programs and adult/student volunteer tutors join together to support reading instruction.

 

  • Through school and community affiliations numerous opportunities exist for all interested children in athletics, fine arts, and other extracurricular activities.

 

  • Nutritious hot lunch program catered by Watson, served in a small group setting.

 

  • Regular developmental classroom guidance, along with small group sessions, individual counseling, and consultation to teachers, parents, and administration.
     
  • Global Education activities and instruction integrated throughout the JK-Grade 12 curriculum.

 

  • Multiple highly-educational academic and enrichment events and programs.  These include authors, musicians, athletes, firefighters, John Michael Kohler Readers, and Camp Y-Koda.  These are sponsored by our very active, supportive parent/teacher organization, our Education Foundation, and through community donations.  Designation Imagination was recently added for upper elementary students.

 

  • Parent Teacher Association (PTA) provides a birthday book to every child, funding for field trips, incidental funding for individual classrooms, in addition to planning numerous family activities throughout the year.

 

  • Community involvement activities give children opportunities to develop social skills both inside and outside the classroom. These include such activities as exercising and playing games with residents at Cedar Landing, a Christmas sing-along at area senior center, tree decorating at the village bank, second-grade Christmas “formal” Christmas brunch at a local restaurant, winter and spring concerts, 4thgrade Lumberjack Day, parent/child outreach activities.

 

  • Personalized tours any time during the year are also happily arranged, as are classroom visits.

 

  • JK Spring Gathering – Meet JK teacher, get familiarized with JK classroom/expectations/curriculum and also Child Care facilities.

 

  • JK-8thGrade Character Development program that helps create a CULTURE of caring, respect, and personal responsibility. Allows students not just to learn about values, but experience them and ultimately use them.

 

Our goal is to maintain values found in a small, traditional school model

 while moving forward in an innovative, progressive direction.