Old Country Road School Mission Statement

Old Country Road Elementary School seeks to create a challenging learning environment that encourages high expectations for children from diverse cultural backgrounds. Instruction is developmentally appropriate and allows for individual differences and learning styles. Our school promotes a safe, orderly, caring, and supportive environment. Each student's self-esteem is fostered by positive relationships with students and staff. We strive to have our parents, teachers, and community members actively involved in our students' learning.

Site Based

Old Country Road Site-Based Goals

Goal #1: Program

  • Continue to monitor RTI plan and include the second grade bilingual children
  • Introduce literature circles in the intermediate grades
  • Use the computer lab times to support students' acquisition of math facts
  • Continue to refine the WINN (What I Need Now) period by encouraging independent reading for example. Additional trade books will be purchased.

Goal #2: People

  • Continue with character trait study in year two. These traits include empathy, flexibility, persistence, resilience, and optimism. Also, monthly assemblies will continue.
  • Workshops will be planned on the concept of developing positive Mindsets

Goal#3: Facilities

  • Continue to monitor newly implemented safety procedures such as the security vestibule
  • Plan for facilities improvements throughout the school year