Rankin Elementary

    Points of Pride

    State of the Art Facility

    ·         New Media Center with ITV room

    ·         Computer lab

    ·         Equipped with high levels of technology to support all aspects of our educational program: 

                Building WiFi

                Interactive whiteboards

                Media Carts



                Portable Chromebook Lab

                After school Technology Club

    Quality  Curriculum

    ·         Highly qualified teachers

    ·         Active steering committees direct school improvement

    ·         Weekly staff meetings and intensive annual training to continually upgrade instruction around core subjects

    ·         41% to 60% of students regularly achieve honor roll status

    ·         Online Grade Level Math Curriculum

    ·         Common assessments developed by the school in all core academic areas

    ·         H.A.L. (Highly Able Learners) program

    ·         Book Bowl

    ·         Art, Music & Science Enrichment

    School-Wide Reading Program

    ·         School wide directed independent reading program

    ·         Daily customized success maker reading instruction

    ·         Accelerated Reader

    Student Mentorship Program

    ·         Adult mentoring program

    ·         Peer-to-peer mentoring program

    ·         Daily, school-wide positive behavior reinforcement (iROCKS)

    ·         Positive Behavior Support Interventionists

    ·         Student Council mentors

    ·         iROCKS celebrations

    ·         YouthQuest available after school

    Anti-Bullying Policy and Programs

    ·         Policy adopted by the board of education

    ·         Positive Behavior Support Interventionist

    ·         Anonymous reporting student concern box and website

    ·         Rachel’s Challenge

    ·         Student Council support

    Community Outreach Programs and Events

    ·         Student Council

    ·         Men at Work

    ·         South Baptist Church

    ·         District Community Winterfest

    ·         Diverse student population

    Opportunities for Parent and Family Involvement

    ·         90% of parents attend parent-teacher conferences

    ·         Active Parent Club

    ·         Open House

    ·         Math Night

    ·         Cookies & Cocoa Night

    ·         English Language Arts Night

    ·         Title I Family Learning Nights

    ·         Science Night

    ·         Social Studies Night

    ·         Steering Committee

    Academic Intervention

    ·         Title I Tutors, including certified teachers, assist students during class in whole group, small group, and one-on-one settings

    ·         Daily interventions focusing specifically on building reading fluency for struggling students

    ·         Daily interventions focusing specifically on building math skills for struggling students

    ·         STAR and Successmaker computer programs to assess and build math, reading and comprehension skills

    ·         After school “Homework Help” support facilitated by tutors and certified teachers in YouthQuest

    Student Opportunities in Fine Arts and Technology

    ·         World Champion Robotics Team

    ·         Technology Club

    ·         GenNET ITV (Interactive Television) Online Learning

    ·         5th Grade Band

    ·         Annual music program

    ·         Annual Science Fair