The EVERGREEN MILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Loudoun County Public Schools
Comprehensive Needs Assessment - Executive Summary
491 Evergreen Mill Rd SE, Leesburg, VA 20175
Evergreen Mill Elementary School is committed to instructional excellence and to the academic success of each of our students. We are focused on maintaining our high level of instructional rigor, while challenging our staff to grow as teachers and learners. Additionally, we seek to ensure that every student achieves academically. Our Responsive Instruction (RI) program provides targeted remediation and enrichment to every student in our building. All of our students, Pre-K through Grade 5 will participate in Project Based Learning experiences during this school year. Our students in grades 3-5 will also be participating in Personalized Learning this year. All students will continue to have STEM learning experiences. The WATCH D.O.G.S. program continues to facilitate parent involvement in our school.
Our new school leadership team will continue to facilitate differentiated professional development throughout the 2018-19 school-year by. This will focus on raising the level of rigor in our daily lessons, to include increasing higher level thinking activities for our students. We will also focus on allowing our students to take greater ownership over their learning. By the end of the 2018-19 school year all staff will be training in Project Based Learning. This will ensure that all students have the opportunity to benefit from these learning experiences. We will continue to provide ongoing staff development opportunities regarding inclusive practices, with an emphasis on implementing Behavior Intervention Plans with greater effectiveness. In grades K-2 we will focus our differentiated staff development on Project Based learning. In grades 3-5 we will focus our differentiated staff development on Personalized Learning.
Extended Learning Opportunities
Evergreen Mill provides numerous extended learning opportunities for our students. An SOL remediation program is offered to students who would benefit from extra academic support in reading and math. Our PTA offers Fall and Spring After School Enrichment Programs for all students. Evergreen proudly hosts Parents as Educational Partners on a weekly basis in the Fall and Spring. Our school business partnership with K2M industries continues to grow with a focus on STEM learning experiences. An annual exhibition (Global Road Trip) connects our students and community members as learners. Annually, Family Fitness Night, Science Night, Paint Night, Bedtime Stories, grade level performances, and participation in the Geography and Spelling bees, play an important role in extending student learning.
Areas of Strength
Areas for Growth