Healdsburg Elementary School is a TK-5 school on two campuses. Healdsburg Elementary School (HES) serves students in transitional-kindergarten through second grade and Fitch Mountain Campus (FMC) serves students in grades third through fifth. We are committed to continuous improvement and innovation to meet the needs of all of our students. In this spirit, we are excited to offer two effective instructional models at Healdsburg Elementary School: The Blended Learning program uses a specialization model where all students in grades 3-5 have two teachers; one Humanities Specialist and one STEM Specialist. The Humanities teacher focuses on language arts and social studies and the STEM teacher primarily focuses on math and science with technology and engineering infused in the curriculum as much as possible.
We use a Station Rotation model where our students rotate through learning stations working in small groups, which promotes self direction through individual work and also provides opportunities to work with their teacher to provide a personalized approach that is differentiated for each student. This approach results in more student interaction and production and thus improves student engagement dramatically. We also employ proven English Language Development strategies and methods that help in the development of reading, writing and speaking for our English learners. Core academics are strengthened by weekly enrichment classes that allow students to explore activities such as music, art, lego robotics, nutrition/garden and fitness.
Healdsburg Elementary School, in partnership with our families and community, creates a learning environment where all students are expected to achieve excellence in academics. Students develop socially and emotionally within a safe and nurturing environment where they are supported in their development as young learners.