Welcome Bell Oaks parents, guardians, and family members – we look forward to a successful 2016-17 school year!
Bell Oaks Upper Elementary School has a staff of dedicated educators
who are committed to educating the whole student through an environment
that promotes an open line of communication with the entire school
community. The commitment of each of the staff members involves the goal
of making each child’s experience challenging, safe, enjoyable and well
rounded. At the Bell Oaks Upper Elementary School academic and physical
needs go hand in hand with each student’s self-esteem and confidence.
focus on the academic development of our students can be seen in the
day to day activities that take place at our site. Some of our new
instructional initiatives include, but are not limited to the following:
One to One Laptop initiative now in place for all of our students, iPads in several classrooms, College campus visits available for all
grade eight students, newer ELA programs on all grade levels as well as
the Go Math initiative in grade five, the remedial reading program Read
180, continued focus on differentiated and small group instruction,
curriculum revisions for all subjects in line with the new Common Core
Standards, a response to intervention program during the regular school
day schedule that will focus on individualized instruction and
Independent Reading, the Character Counts/6 Pillars program along with
our Goals program, and the continuation of high quality professional
development for our staff! We also welcome upgrades to our cafeteria
offerings, the Student Input Committee, the continuation of our service
curriculum in grades 7 & 8, and video announcements every morning!
encourage all students to get involved in the multitude of
extracurricular activities that are available. There are opportunities
for every child to become part of some club, sport or group that
functions either before or after school.
The Bell Oaks School
will continue to strive to give our students the best education possible
– and we encourage all parents and community members to become involved
in our school community! If you have any questions or concerns
throughout the school year, please do not hesitate to contact our