Third Creek Elementary School
Mission: We will live the 7 habits to develop and empower leaders.
Begin with the End in Mind
Put First Things First
Seek First to Understand
Sharpen the Saw
Vision: Committed to developing leaders
Core Values: Student and learning focus
• Motivated faculty and staff
• Partnerships and teamwork
• Continuous Improvement focus
• Management by fact
• Results focus
Demographics: The school wide Title I population at Third Creek is made up of 50% White, 25% African American, 20% Hispanic and 5% other.
Program Offerings: Third Creek is committed to developing the academic and leadership skills in every student. Students are exposed to leadership opportunities from Kindergarten through fifth grade with the alignment of Covey's Seven Habits of Highly Effective People and Positive Behavior Support. In addition, differentiated lessons are implemented to meet the academic needs of our students. Every student is empowered to make learning decisions and work with the teachers to establish academic goals that are challenging, yet attainable. All students receive CORE instruction daily, as well as intervention and enrichment programs based on student performance.
Results: 2009-10 School met Expected Growth - 21/21 targets - School of Progress
Key Improvement Foci for 2010-2011 School Year:
- Increase ABC proficiency: Align and implement school wide intervention plan during the instructional day providing additional “catch up” reading and math minutes for Level 1 and 2 students.
- TCE will decrease office discipline referrals by 50:
Align, integrate and implement Leader in Me curriculum framework
High Student Performance:
Refer to our School Improvement Plan
Recognized by NCDPI as Positive Behavior Support Exemplar School and Demo Site
100% of parent participation in school related conferences.
Angel Oliphant, Principal
361 E. Barkley Rd.
Statesville, NC 28677