Painted Sky

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Painted Sky Elementary School - Web Site

12620 N. Woodburne Ave.
Oro Valley, AZ 85755-8937

Principal: Angela Wichers

Communications:
(520) 696-3800
(520) 696-3888 (fax)

Grade Levels: K-5
Enrollment: 737

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Mission
In partnership with staff, family and community members, Painted Sky will provide a safe environment where each student is challenged academically, and encouraged to be self-directed, independent and respectful.
Organization and Philosophy
Painted Sky staff has a focus of using Arizona State Standards to develop rigorous and relevant lessons, reflecting on best practices, and nurturing relationships between parents, students, and the community.
    • Character Counts!

    • Traditional

    • Emphasis on Continuous Improvement

    • Partnership between home, school and community

  • Pull-out and inclusion programs
Instructional Programs
    • Interdisciplinary Curriculum Kindergarten - 5th grade

    • Focus on Arizona Academic Standards

    • Gifted Education

    • Special Education ESL

    • Emphasis on 21st Century Skills - SmartBoards in all K-5 classrooms

    • 6 - Traits writing

    • Everyday Mathematics

    • Art / Music / PE

Student Organizations
    • Odyssey of the Mind

    • Technology Club

    • Band

    • Orchestra

    • Chorus

    • Student Council

    • Neighborhood Readers (library club)

    • Early Bird Readers (reading club)

    • Community SmartBoard Integration Club

  • Boy/Girl Scouts

Academic Goals
Students will show growth in the areas of reading, writing, and math. They will acquire problem solving, character, and collaborative skills to successfully navigate through a 21st Century world.
    • Math Goals:
      • Each student in grades 3-5 will show at least one years 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 years 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.