Florence Hill Elementary School

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      About Our School

      • Pre-K – 5 | Traditional 

        Florence Hill Elementary is a proud, traditional neighborhood school. We provide a nurturing, well-rounded education for our students. Educators are personally invested in each student’s academic achievement as well as their social and emotional well-being.

        Mission Statement

        Our mission is to provide a positive, safe and secure environment that will empower students to learn while building self-esteem. Students will be afforded the opportunity to experience success and mutual respect which will prepare them to be lifelong learners. The Florence Hill community will cooperate to produce responsible individuals who are able to adapt to an ever-changing society.

        How to know Florence Hill Elementary is right for your child:

        1. Your child learns best in a positive, nurturing environment that focuses on reading and math in a safe climate that promotes diversity and acceptance.
        2. Your child loves learning and is focused on high achievement.
        3. Your child’s school offers monthly activities for parents to learn about how to help their child and ways to participate in their education.

        Unique ways your child can learn and grow here:

        • Outdoor classroom
        • Hands-on, interactive lessons
        • Focus on growth mindset and social emotional learning
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      Curriculum Offerings

      • Curriculum Offerings

        Advanced Academics (Gifted and Talented) classes are offered for students who meet the district criteria for participation.

        CARE LS – provides intensive, individualized support in the least restrictive environment with an emphasis on functional academics.

        CARE SS – offers social and behavioral support in the least restrictive environment with an emphasis on grade level academic support.

        Dyslexia – students with dyslexia receive a multi-sensory teaching approach to remediate through explicit instruction aimed at improving the skills and knowledge to understand printed material

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      Extracurricular Opportunities

      • Kindness Crew Extracurricular Opportunities

        Kindness Crew

        A team of students that works to promote kindness and compassion around the campus and community by doing community projects, social learning activities, and inspiring acts of kindness.

        Beyond The Bell

        Fee based after school program offered by GPISD.

        Art Club

        Led by our art teacher, meets weekly.

        Chess Club

        Led by our Advanced Academic teacher, meets weekly.

        Green Team

        Led by a team of classroom teachers, meets twice per week.

        Handprints on Hearts

        Handprints on Hearts (HOH) is a mentoring program. Volunteer mentors are paired with a student or a small group of students. The mentor works to build relationships with the students and to offer encouragement and guidance to help mentee students reach their full potential as students and as individuals.

        PTA

        We have a strong PTA. They partner with the school to provide multiple opportunities for family engagement.

        All Pro Dads

        Family First’s fatherhood program equipping men to be better fathers and father-figures. Launched in 1997 with the help of Coach Tony Dungy, All Pro Dad asks 3 things of fathers and/or father figures: one minute a day, one hour a month and one day a year. 

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      Frequently Asked Questions

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