Bernie Elementary School


Welcome to the Bernie Elementary School!  Our elementary building houses approximately 300 students ranging from preschool through grade six.  There are many exciting programs occurring in our building.

 Technology 

  • Three to four computers  and a SMART Board for every kindergarten-second grade classroom
  • SMART Board and one computer for every two students in all classrooms grades 3-6 
  • Computer Lab with 26 computers and a SMART Board 

Reading

  • McGraw/Hill Reading Wonders Series:  mhreadingwonders.com
  • 90 minute block of uninterrupted reading time each morning
  • A reading specialist that helps the teachers and works with struggling students
  • Teachers work with small groups of students at their levels while the class works at workstations
  • Accelerated Reader

Math

  •  Math In Focus
  • Teachers focus on basic math facts as a large part of the students math grade
  • Teachers use math manipulatives with the students for better understanding
  • Accelerated Math 

Science

Social Studies

 Handwriting

USA Test Prep

  • Used in grades 3rd-6th for reading, communication arts, math, science, social studies
  • Can be accessed from home  usatestprep.com:  usatestprep.com
  • Excellent practice of skills
  • Benchmark testing of students' progress quarterly 

Special Classes

  •  P. E., Art, Music, Library for all grades
  • Keyboarding for grades 2-6
  • Explore program for identified gifted students
  • Resource Classes-for our special needs students 
  • Basketball and Volleyball-Intramural for grades 3-6
  • Travel Ball for 5th & 6th

Elementary Counselor -Mrs. McGowan uses the Missouri Model Curriculum 

Our elementary building participates in the school-wide Title I program.  You may contact me for information regarding Title I. For more information about these programs/activities, e-mail ellenburgt@bernie.k12.mo.us


Bernie Elementary School