About Elizabeth Hall School
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Our school community is empowered and inspired by a learning environment where the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP), are woven into the curriculum, and become common threads in the experience and success of every student.

Magnet focus: Authorized School for International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) for all students. The prestigious IB-PYP is a comprehensive approach to teaching and learning through which students become inquirers, thinkers and communicators and begin the study of a world language. IB-PYP ensures students are conscious of the shared humanity that binds all people together while respecting the variety of cultures and attitudes that adds to the richness of life.
 
Program offerings: All-day Kindergarten • High Five • Structured Inquiry for Learning (IB-PYP) • World Language: Chinese (Mandarin) • ELL Program • Instrumental Music • Special Education • Family Involvement • Parent Leadership • Enthusiastic Staff • Active, Talented and Dedicated Volunteers • On-going Teacher Professional Development
 
Program Highlights:
  • The IB-PYP model develops the individual talents of young people and teaches them to relate experiences inside the classroom to the realities of the world outside the classroom
  • Resource model provides additional teacher support during reading and math instruction
  • National Institute for Excellence in Teaching site
  • Inquiry-based instruction provides engaging, hands-on approach to learning
  • Mandarin Chinese language and culture studies
  • Instructional decisions are data-driven, leading to increased student academic achievement
  • Curriculum and instruction to support success at the IB Middle Years and Diploma Years Programmes
  • State-of-the-art technology equipment  
  • Mentoring and tutoring through Intergenerational and General Mills volunteers
  • Two Milken Award winning teachers have been nationally recognized for their work in improving student achievement

Extended-day activities: Includes a choice of enrichment and supplemental reading and math support three days each week