Grantsville

Elementary School
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Grantsville Elementary School
120 Grant Street
Grantsville, MD 21536
Phone 301.895.5173
Fax 301.746.8662

Welcome to the Home of the Bulldogs!

 

Our school wide garden is thriving this summer!  

 

student pulling an onion from our school wide garden  

      
 
 
 

Grantsville Elementary School's Updated Mission and Vision 


Mission:  Our mission at Grantsville Elementary is to ignite student curiosity in order to grow a lifelong passion for learning that will empower every student to become a contributing member of our evolving, global society.    
 
Vision:  At Grantsville Elementary we provide a climate that encourages students to use their unique talents and abilities to thrive in an educational environment where...
 
School Climate

  • the environment is warm, safe, and nurturing and all children are treated fairly and achieve their fullest potential.
  • individuals demonstrate compassion, empathy, and acceptance for others.
  • everyone is respected and heard for their unique contributions.
  • students persevere and problem solve through academic, social, and/or personal challenges.
  • students will communicate openly and become risk-takers through the building of a strong sense of community within the classroom.

Family and Community Involvement

  • the role of the parent/guardian is respected, and their input is valued.
  • we will provide a welcoming atmosphere where parent involvement is encouraged, therefore increasing student success.
  • all families and community members are invested in the learning of our students
  • staff and Administration will communicate routinely through a variety of methods to keep parents/family members informed.
  • a variety of opportunities for families to participate in fun activities together are provided. 

Academics

  • instruction will encourage students to become challenging, questioning, independent thinkers.
  • highly qualified teachers will provide differentiated instruction that is data driven and goal-oriented, leading to high expectations for student growth.
  • curriculum will be both rigorous and developmentally appropriate.
  • instruction will be presented in a way that meets the individual learning needs of all students.
  • students will develop the habits of mind to apply what they have learned to real-world situations through the integration of all disciplines.
  • students will engage in inquiry-based instruction, thereby developing critical thinking, collaboration, and problem solving skills.
  • staff will utilize technology to promote a student population that is tech savvy and able to function in today’s ever-changing world.
  • students are provided opportunities to express their creativity and individuality.

Emotional and Social Learning

  • students develop social competence through character education and social skills programs.
  • staff will foster effective communication that will enable students to express their thoughts, ideas, and emotions while understanding and responding appropriately to the communication of others through modeling and direct instruction.
  • staff will promote activities that engage students in alternative solution thinking.
  • staff will encourage, support, and provide strategies to empower students as they work through social situations instilling confidence and self-worth.

Grantsville School Improvement Meetings- 10/19/2016 and 10/20/2016

School Improvement Meetings- 10/19/2016 from 8:30-3:30 and 10/20/2016 from 8:30-11:30. .

Oct 14, 2016 at 6:06pm, Grantsville Elementary School

Grantsville Annual Title 1 Meeting

Annual Title 1 Meeting: October 4th at 7:00 p.m.

Sep 17, 2016 at 6:46pm, Grantsville Elementary School

Rachel's Challenge- September 12, 2016

Rachel's Challenge: September 12, 2016 at Northern Middle at 6:30 p.m.

Sep 10, 2016 at 2:15pm, Grantsville Elementary School