Hours: 7:20 am - 2:20 pm
Office Hours: 6:45 am - 3:45 pm
Grades Served: Pre-Kindergarten - 6th Grade
Staff: 62 teachers, including media specialist, physical education, art, and music. 14 teacher assistants/paraprofessionals, nurse, counselor, secretaries, cooks, custodians, and Cummins Counselor.
School Enrollment: As of September 18, 2015--944 students enrolled
School Colors: Purple and White
Mission Statement: Garden City School, a partnership of staff, families,and community, provides a safe and caring environment for our students. We strive to maximize individual student potential through standards-based instruction. Our staff models the importance of lifelong learning through on-going research based professional development.
Facility: Three level building construction in 1969-70. One computer lab, 5 computers networked in every classroom. Facilities include gymnasium, large media center, music room and stage, cafeteria, and art room. Located on 16 park like acres with an outdoor classroom.
|Grade Level Standards||Scoring Guide||Percent Based||Letter Grade||Description of Achievement Level on the Applicable Standards|
|Exemplary||4||100||A+||The student demonstrates mastery at or above the 90% level on the appropriate state standards.|
|Proficient||3||87-89||B+||The student demonstrates mastery at or above the 80% level on the appropriate state standards.|
|Progressing||2||77-79||C+||The student demonstrates mastery at or above the 70% level on the appropriate state standards.|
|Not Yet Meeting Standard||1||Below 70||F*||The grade of F indicates that the student did not demonstrate achievement at or above the 70% level on the appropriate state standards.|
*Note: The grade of F will not be given for midterm reports. If a student’s performance indicates that the student does not yet demonstrate mastery at the 70% level on the appropriate state standards, a grade of I will be given. The grade of I means that specific “intervention” is planned to assist the student in meeting the standards by the end of the grading period. When the grade of I is given, the teacher will list the intervention(s) to be used on the midterm report.