Phonological Awareness Literacy Screening (PALS) - PALS is a screening, diagnostic, and progress monitoring tool for measuring the fundamental components of literacy. Students are screened in grades Pre K-5. After screening, students not meeting the benchmark receive daily PALS services.
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) - The purpose of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) program is to help limited English proficient students learn English as quickly as possible through specific ESOL or bilingual instruction and to help them be successful in their school programs.
Talented and Gifted Programs - The K-2 PROMISE (Providing Real Opportunities to Make Individuals Successful in Education) program is to identify students who demonstrate high academic abilities and may have the potential of being identified gifted. The CREATE (Creative Resources for Exceptional Academic and Talented Endeavors) program in grades 3-5 emphasizes the learning processes which enable each gifted student to reach their academic potential and to later become contributing members of the larger society.
After School Remediation (ASR) - This program provides extra assistance for students who need remediation in math. Students stay after school to be taught in small group settings. Transportation is provided.
Physical Education (PE) - Students receive PE services every day. If a child is unable to participate in PE, the school is to be notified in writing. A student will be excused from PE for two consecutive days with a note from a parent or guardian. More than two consecutive days will require a doctor's signature.
Students must wear athletic shoes to participate in PE.
K-2 students wearing flip-flops, sandals, etc. will not be allowed to participate due to safety reasons, but will watch the activity.
3-5 students wearing flip-flops, sandals, etc. will not be allowed to participate due to safety reasons, and may be asked to do a writing project during PE time.
Non-Participation, due to lack of athletic shoes, may effect a student's grade.
Students may not be sent back to class from PE due to their behavior - if they misbehave they should be brought to the office with a referral.
Student may not be kept from PE to make-up work without the approval of the principal.
Resource Classes - Students participate in Art, Music, Library, and Literacy Extension each week. Specifics for each class will be sent home by the resource teachers. Students may not be sent back to class from a Resource class due to their behavior - if they misbehave they should be brought to the office with a referral. Students may not be kept from Resource to make-up work without the approval of the principal.
Recess - All students will have a short recess time each day. if the weather is good, students will go outside. If the weather is poor, students will have recess in the classroom. Parents have been asked to make sure students have appropriate clothing to go outside for recess.
Title I Reading Program - Students with special reading needs receive individualized reading instruction in a nurturing, small group setting.
Title I Math Program - Small group intervention for individualized math instruction.
Technology Opportunities - Lakeview Elementary has a fully equipped computer lab offering all students a full range of computer experiences from basic computer literacy to Internet exposure. In addition, the Media Center has been computer automated and all teachers have individual computers in their classrooms with e-mail access. Guidance Services - Offers group and individual counseling addressing a variety of subjects. Parental permission required.
Speech - A speech pathologist gives individualized instruction to children experiencing speech and language difficulties.