South Elementary School

Welcome 


On behalf of the students, faculty, and support staff, we welcome you to our South School website!  We are confident you will find the information posted here useful in learning more about our school and the programs and the services we offer.

South School serves just under 500 students ranging from Kindergarten through Grade Five.  Here are some of the exciting things our facility has to offer:

A media center which encourages a life-long appreciation and love of literature and reading.  Students are provided with the tools to support the learning process.
A gymnasium and PE program that provides students with a variety of equipment and activities emphasizing skill development while promoting a physically active lifestyle.
Our Art and Music Programs offer creative outlets where students can grow and develop their visual learning in many engaging musical and artistic activities. 
We have thirty state-of-the-art classrooms with the most up-to-date technology.  

Our collaborate efforts to offer the best possible conditions for optimal student achievement includes the following highlights: 
• Problem-solving as the center of math, learning the implementation of a Math in Focus Singapore-based curriculum at all grade levels
• The adoption of a hands-on, inquiry based Foss Science curriculum
• The implementation of a pro-social skills program, Open Circle, that addresses character and citizenship
• An inclusion model for special education students
• Digital learning across all content areas
• An active and supportive Parent Teacher Organization that provides many enrichment opportunities to enhance our curriculum
• Co-curricular and extra-curricular experiences that include:  Chorus, Band, Strings, South Cooperative Theater, Children's Stage Adventures, Homework Helpers, Math Olympiads, Math-a-mania, and a Pfizer Science before-school Program.
 
Our mission is to create a safe, nurturing, and challenging environment where students and staff thrive together.  Our message is simple, yet very powerful...you are important, you can do it, we will never give up on you, and it's okay to make mistakes!  South School students are Champions! 

We welcome you to volunteer and experience for yourself the many wonderful ways that South School makes a difference in the lives of children!  If you would like to contact us at 978-247-9800, please feel free to do so.

Sincerely,
The South Elementary School Staff


Front of South School