Mission and Beliefs The mission of Lake Forest Hills Elementary is to develop life-long learners who are knowledgeable, compassionate, active and globally responsible in an ever-changing world through partnerships with home, school and community.
The percentage of students with disabilities who meet or exceed the CRCT standards in math will increase from 71% to 75% by May, 2014. The percentage of students with disabilities who meet or exceed the CRCT standards in Reading will increase from 88.8% to 92% by May, 2014. ELA will increase from 85.7% to 89%. Science will increase from 54.2% to 58%. Social Studies will increase from 58.3% to 62%. Continue Thinking Maps training with the entire staff. The writing component will be introduced and monitored in the 2013-2014 school year.
The percentage of students who met or exceeded the CRCT standards in math will increase from 85% to 89% by May, 2014. The percentage of students not meeting on the CRCT in mathematics will decrease from 15% to 11%. The Primary Years Programmed (PYP) sponsored by the International Baccalaureate program (IB) will be implemented at LFH and real world application in mathematics will be a primary focus of this program.
We look forward to continuing our high parental involvement as well as partnerships with our business sponsors. LFH Sponsors: McDonalds, Chick Fil A, Starbucks, A & A Vending, Walgreens, Putt Putt, and Coca Cola Company.
Strengths: o Academic gains over the past 3 years o Full Implementation of the Primary Years Programme (IB PYP School) o A positive and inviting school culture and climate. o Parental Involvement Challenges: o Closing the achievement gap between white students and special needs students (Focus School Status). o Increase the number of students from the “meets” to “exceeds” categories as it relates to the CRCT. o Decrease student absences of 15 or more days by 5% from 17% to 12%.