Donaldson

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Donaldson Elementary School Web Site

2040 W. Omar Drive
Tucson, AZ 85704-1245

Principal: Dawn Tinsley
 
Communications:
(520) 696-6160
(520) 696-6204 (fax)

Grade Levels:Pre K-5
Enrollment: 369

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Mission
Inspiring students to be responsible, life-long learners who are productive members of society.

Organization and Philosophy
    • Standards-based Curriculum

    • Integrated Core Curriculum

    • Emphasis on Student Achievement

  • Focus on Literacy
  • Partnership with school, home and community

Instructional Programs
    • Special Education Preschool

    • Emphasis on 21st Century Skills - interactive white boards in classrooms

    • Gifted Education and Special Education

    • Sheltered English Immersion

    • Six-Traits Writing-Across-the-Curriculum

    • Physical Education, Art, Music, Band, Orchestra

    • Extensive Technology Support and computer lab

    • Volunteer Tutoring during the day and After-school Tutoring

    • Cross Age Buddy Classrooms

  • Academic Competitions Odyssey of the Mind


Academic Goals
    • Math Goals:
  • Each student in grades 3-5 will show at least one year's growth as measured on the NWEA MAP test.
  • Each student in grades K-2 will demonstrate proficiency of the State Standards in math.

  • Reading Goals:
  • Each student in grades 3-5 will show at least one year's growth as measured on the NWEA MAP test.
  • Each student in grades K-2 will demonstrate benchmark proficiency as measured on the DIBELS reading assessment.