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Fayetteville District and Curriculum
Fayetteville Public School’s mission is to provide a rigorous and relevant education in which all students learn the academic and personal skills they need to be successful lifelong learners. The District provides a continuum of services, from Pre-K to high school, focusing on all of the needs of its students. The Fayetteville Public Schools Wellness and Education Clinic provides both physical and mental health services to all students, faculty, and staff, at little or no cost. Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) is a volunteer program that is implemented at several school sites to involve fathers, grandfathers, stepfathers, and other male role models in creating a safe, secure school environment.
Five of Fayetteville’s nine elementary schools have on-site Pre-K programs, which are funded through Arkansas Better Chance. The extensive curriculum includes social/emotional, creative/aesthetic, and cognitive/intellectual learning goals to prepare children for kindergarten. All elementary schools provide afterschool care through the School Kids Connection at the Fayetteville Boys and Girls Club. Junior High students can participate in the Afterschool Leadership Program, also through the Fayetteville Boys and Girls Club. Finally, the High School has several small learning communities so that the students can gain knowledge about Science, Social Studies, and Technology areas they are interested in before they attend college.
We currently cover the following Fayetteville-area school districts: Fayetteville Public Schools.
Schools in Fayetteville include:
Vandergriff Elementary School is located on 2200 Vandergriff Dr, Fayetteville, AR 72703, Vandergriff Elementary School covers grades K-4 and can be contacted at 479-527-3600. The mission of Vandergriff Elementary School is to ensure that every child reaches their full potential. Staff provide students with personalized learning experience and a safe environment where they full safe and welcomed. Like other students in the state of Arkansas, students at Vandergriff Elementary School are taught a curriculum that includes the standards set out by the state of Arkansas. These standards cover the core subject areas, and outline the knowledge and skills students should have at the end of each grade level. In grade 2 mathematics, students work on their understanding of place value, and extend this understanding to add and subtract numbers within 100. In measurement and data, students work on their understanding of units by practicing measuring the lengths of objects using the appropriate tools such as rulers, measuring tapes, and meter sticks. In geometry, students identify shapes based on their specified attributes, including number of angles, number of sides, and number of equal faces. They also learn how to divide shapes into equal shapes. For more information on the 1-on-1 Mathematics tutoring SchoolTutoring Academy offers, please contact us.
McNair Middle School is located on 3030 E Mission Blvd, Fayetteville, AR 72703, McNair Middle School covers grades 5-6 and can be contacted at 479-527-3660. The mascot of McNair Middle School is the Mustang. In middle school, students take classes in core subjects, including English, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. Additionally, students also take courses in Fine Arts and Physical Education. In Science, students in grades 5-8 focus on Physical Science, Life Sciences, and Earth and Space Sciences. In grade 5, the science units students focus on are structure and properties of matter, matter and energy in organisms, and ecosystems, and earth and space systems. The focus of the science curriculum is to get students curious about science, as well as integrate the principles of technology and engineering. Students focus on problem and experiment based learning. Students design their own experiments and collect data in order to help them draw conclusions and make connections to the concepts they learn in the classroom. The science curriculum is also connected to the Arkansas Literacy Standards and the Mathematics Standards. Reading is one of the critical skills in science, as students often need to read and understand scientific texts. For more information on the English and Science Tutoring offered by SchoolTutoring Academy, please contact us.
Fayetteville High School is located on 994 M.L.K. Jr Blvd, Fayetteville, AR 72701, Fayetteville High School East covers grades 10-12 and can be contacted at 479-444-3050. Fayetteville High School was originally built in 1908 and has since undergone renovations to expand the school to a new building. The current school building is located in adjacent to the University of Arkansas on the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail. The curriculum at the school follows the Arkansas Department of Education’s Smart Core Curriculum. Students can complete regular (core) and career focus courses, and also have the option of taking Advanced Placement (AP) courses that give students the opportunity to take college level courses while in high school. At the end of the school year, students take AP exams. Depending on their scores in these exams, students could be eligible for college credit. AP credits are also considered by many college applications boards. In addition to a strong academic program, Fayetteville High School also has a strong athletics program. In 2006, Sports Illustrated ranked Fayetteville High School within the Top 20 High School Athletic Programs in the United States. The school’s teams have won several state championships in swimming, volleyball, basketball, cheerleading and more. After attending high school, many students make the decision to attend a university or college. For many students, the application process comes with taking the SAT or ACT tests. To help with this, SchoolTutoring Academy offers SAT and ACT tutoring. For more information, please contact us.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Fayetteville District Curriculum
Students are assessed by the standardized assessments designed to measure that Fayetteville’s curriculum is addressing students’ needs. The District uses the state-provided data to determine the materials and strategies that will most benefit both individuals and groups of students. Academic Improvement Plans and Intensive Reading Interventions are developed when students are making insufficient academic gains. Teachers participate in professional development that is geared towards analyzing data for guiding instruction. In literacy, Fayetteville Public Schools uses a phonics-based reading program in grades K-1 and a spelling program in grades 2-5 which has resulted in improved student performance.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Fayetteville Educational News
- Annual FHS Homeless Vigil - Members of the Fayetteville High School Student Council held their annual Homeless Vigil recently. Students spent the night in temporary housing structures on the school lawn and kept warm with a fire in a barrel. They remained there until they reached their goal of raising $10,000 and collecting food items to support the District's Families in Transition program.
- Award for Farm to School Program - Recently, the USDA awarded a substantial grant to the Fayetteville Public Schools for the Farm to School Program. The District has developed partnerships with local farmers to both improve the students' health/wellness and to provide economic impacts. A strong educational component of the program includes events, hands-on learning, and an integrated curriculum that benefits the students and the community.
- Fayetteville High School Improvements - The original High School was built in 1928. Remodels have occurred several times but a massive reconstruction is targeted for completion in 2015. In August, 2012, Phase I was completed and it includes a new Bulldog Sports Arena and a large Commons. Construction has already begun on an Agri/Learning Center. An emphasis on building Fayetteville High School to achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) status is a primary goal of construction.
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About Fayetteville, Arkansas
The city of Fayetteville is located in Washington County on the outskirts of the Boston Mountains, within the Ozarks. Prior to 1829, the city was known as Washington, its name was changed to Fayetteville after Fayetteville, Tennessee, which was where many of the settlers had come from. The city was originally incorporated in 1836. Today, Fayetteville is known for being the home of the University of Arkansas, the largest university in the state. The city is known for being the entertainment capital of Northwest Arkansas as there are numerous attractions in the city, ranging from museums to gardens, to a bustling nightlife and restaurant scene.
In 2016, U.S. News ranked the city as the third best place to live in the United States in its Best Places to Live rankings. Forbes ranked the city as 24th on its list of best cities for business and careers in 2016. The University of Arkansas is another big attraction for the city. The university’s sports teams are also popular among residents and visitors as alumni also come to the city to watch the teams play.
In 2017, the population of Fayetteville was 85,257, making it the third most populated city in the state of Arkansas. 17.9% of the population was under 18, 45.0% of the population was between 18-34, 20.5% was 35-54, 7.8% was 55-64 and 9.0% was over the age of 65. The median household income in the city was $40,013 in 2017.
Fayetteville Downtown Square & Gardens
The Fayetteville Downtown Square & Gardens host many of the town’s events, and is the home to shops, restaurants, historic buildings, and offices. Surrounding the square is a series of multiple gardens with colorful flowers tended from season to season. The centerpiece of the Fayetteville Downtown Square is the Historic Old Post Office, which was originally built in 1911 and contained the Washington County Courthouse until 1905. The building now serves as an office space and startup hub. Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday morning from early April through November, the square also hosts the city’s Farmers Market. At the market, local farmers sell plants, flowers, fruits, vegetables and more.
Botanical Garden of the Ozarks
The Botanical Garden of the Ozarks are located on the east side of Lake Fayetteville Park and cover 44 acres. The garden is community-based and non profit, and consists of 6 acres of display gardens and a 20 acre arboretum. Some of the smaller gardens in the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks are the Japanese Garden, the Vegetable and Herb Garden, the Children’s Garden, the Four Seasons Garden, the Shade Garden, the Rose and Perennial Garden, and the Ozark Native Garden. Since its opening, an Education Cottage Garden and Butterfly House and Garden have also been added. In addition to showcasing plants and flowers from the area, the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks also offers educational programs including workshops, classes and lectures. The gardens also works with school districts to provide hands-on nature and science learning experiences.
The Baum–Walker Stadium at George Cole Field is owned by The University of Arkansas and is the home to the Arkansas Razorbacks Baseball team. The playing field is named George Cole Field, in honor of the former Arkansas Athletic Director. It was also the name of the baseball team’s old home stadium. The stadium officially opened in 1996, and has since undergone renovations to add additional seating and updated scoreboards and natural grass. The stadium has a total capacity of 11,129. The Razorbacks team is among the most popular in their division, averaging in 2013 an attendance of 8,335 per home game.
- Fayetteville’s Dickson Street is the primary entertainment district in the region. The street is lined with a wide range of options for shopping, bars and restaurants. The street is also a hub for the arts, and it is also the home of the Walton Arts Center.
- Nicknames for the city include “Track Capital of the World”, “The Hill”, and “Athens of the Ozarks”.
- The University of Arkansas had a sidewalk record of every graduate from the University. The sidewalk is 5 miles long and contains the names of over 120,000 alumni.
- The first park that was established in the city was Wilson Park. Today, the park contains a swimming pool, two playgrounds, a baseball field, picnic areas, and a 1981 castle in addition to courts for volleyball, basketball and tennis.
Chalk Talk: How to Help with Homework
Students who regularly complete their homework have better grades. However, after a long day and busy schedules, it is often difficult to focus on homework. Children benefit greatly from having parental support to accomplish this task. The following suggestions can help to make homework less stressful and more beneficial:
- Schedule a daily time to complete homework, based on your family schedule.
- Have a quiet area where your child can work and keep materials together that your child may need.
- Conference with your child's teacher about what your role should be so you can provide the most effective support.