Deerwood Elementary School is Choice school that is committed to develop and sustain a collaborative environment to meet the needs of ALL students. Through extensive professional development, the teachers are dedicated to cultivating student-teacher centered classrooms. Instead of traditional techniques of teaching, students work on standard-based tasks as a team.
Chestnut Elementary School for Science and Engineering is an engaging and respectful learning environment that focuses on providing a nurturing and collaborative learning environment that meets the needs of ALL students for the world today and tomorrow. The students are immersed in learning that is real-world and career-connected - a bridge that will make learning purposeful and meaningful, as well as providing them the tools of success for their future.
Poinciana Academy of Fine Arts (PAFA) is an arts-integrated elementary school, and has been recognized by the State of Florida as an Arts Model School. The students are given the opportunity to develop their talent and skills in the fine arts. PAFA produces several shows each year for the school and community showcasing their talent. In addition to the special areas, many of the classroom teachers have been formally trained on how to integrate the arts into core subjects.
Kissimmee Elementary School is a high-performing educational institution designed to develop and nurture successful and independent critical thinkers through Innovation, Diversity and Opportunity (I Do). The ‘I DO’ initiative cultures the respect for our society’s diversity through innovative project-based and student-centered instruction. Students will learn about real world career pathways in the areas of the environment, philanthropy, journalism/media, government, and the health industry by creating opportunities to experience hands-on, interactive lessons that will create wonder and build pathways to future career choices. The school is a cohesive learning community that promotes the development of entrepreneurship skills in various real-life environments through enriched and rigorous learning within a diverse community where all children succeed.
Westside K-8 is a caring school family that puts students first. The school strives to nurture and support the students to develop their individuality, independence and critical thinking. The diverse faculty and student body makes Westside an inclusive environment that will give the students global perspective to succeed. The K-8 setting allows for the staff to know the students well and to build family relationships as the students grow through their elementary and middle years.