• phone 619-594-7905
  • mail ncust@sdsu.edu
  • pointer 5500 Campanile Dr, EBA 332 San Diego, CA 92182-1165

ABUS Spotlight – Wildflower Elementary School

[vc_row][vc_column][gem_divider margin_bottom=”16″ class_name=”16″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]

Wildflower Elementary School

Colorado Springs, CO

Grades: K-5

2018 America’s Best Urban Schools Award Winner

 

Wildflower Wildcats benefit from a dynamic educational environment focused on enhancing social skills, students’ dreams and aspirations and access to rigorous standards to “increase learning for all.” All stakeholders know and understand their role in achieving the mission and contributing to the school vision. Communication is purposeful and designed to be inclusive; appreciation of diversity and ensuring equity for all students is the goal. Teachers are departmentalized and students are grouped to differentiate and tier instruction to fill gaps and help guide students to their maximum potential. Teachers utilize the Understanding by Design process to break down and plan instruction. Teachers believe in continuous improvement and using data to help keep them focused and to support a system for immediate intervention. Students also have the opportunity to work at a higher grade level if they have mastered grade-level concepts. And, the school has a Genius Hour for project-based learning opportunities. As well, students have extensive extracurricular opportunities to expand their passions through clubs including art, cheerleading, coding, science, honor choir, intramurals, tech club and more. Staff want students to be happy in the learning environment and have ownership over their learning.

 

Wildflower Elementary School Website

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”32882″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_outline”][gem_divider margin_top=”40″ margin_bottom=”40″][vc_single_image image=”32884″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Share this post

Share on facebook
Share on google
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on pinterest
Share on print
Share on email

established in 2005 , NCUST strives to help urban school districts and their partners transform urban schools into places where all students achieve academic proficiency, evidence a love of learning, and graduate well prepared to succeed in post-secondary education, the workplace, and their communities.

 

Head Office

  • pointer 5500 Campanile Dr, EBA 332
    San Diego, CA 92182-1165
  • phone 619-594-7905
  • 619-594-0501
  • mail ncust@sdsu.edu

Site Links

Our Team

  • Joseph F. Johnson Jr.
  • Lynne Perez
  • Shirley Y. Peterson
  • Granger Ward
  • Cara Riggs
  • Rupi Boyd
  • Jose Iniguez

Ⓒ 2020 - National Center for Urban School Transformation. All Rights Are Reserved

Receive the latest news

Subscribe to the National Center for Urban School Transformation

Get notified about new articles, events, insights, and opportunities.