My kids have been going to Stuard for several years and we have loved it. There is a great balance between academics and fun. Another reviewer feels the GT program should have room for more kids, but it is my understanding that to be considered gifted, a child must attain certain scores on the GT admissions
... Read more testing. They follow accepted nationwide standards, which understandably are very high. In a couple of grade levels, there are not any children who qualify for the program. They could have gone ahead and let top scorers in, but kids are not considered GT unless their scores fall within a certain national percentile. The GT program is great and Mrs. Vicotry is most excellent. Read less
Posted by a parent on 01/06/09
Stuard has a good overall quality of academic programs. There are great programs for gifted children, however the number of slots is too limited for the population of this school. Parental involvement is extremely high. Extracurricular activities are average although participation is high. The school
... Read more has a good principal and a great assistant principal who is on top of everything. Currently, I would rate this school as excellent with room for improvement however. The area is growing fast and will put a lot of pressure on this school in the near future. Read less
* In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
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Early Childhood Special Needs, Speech/Language Pathologists, Gifted Students
ESL/Bilingual/ESOL, English / Language Arts
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AP classes are college-level classes offered at the high school level. Once a student completes an AP class and passes a final comprehensive examination conducted by the College Board, the student earns college credit for the course. AP classes are specific and not to be confused with other higher-level classes such as honors classes.
"Extended day" programs where the school day is extended before and after school to accommodate working parents. These programs should not be confused with common after school clubs or athletic activities.
Gifted and Talented
A school system may identify 10% to 15% or more of its student population as gifted and talented. A brief description of each area of giftedness or talent as defined by the Office of Gifted and Talented:
general intellectual ability or talent - high intelligence test score (usually two standard deviations above the mean), and high levels of vocabulary, memory, abstract work knowledge and abstract reasoning;
specific academic aptitude or talent in one area such as mathematics or language arts;
creative and productive thinking, the ability to produce new ideas;
leadership ability, the ability to direct individuals or groups to a common decision or action;
visual and performing arts, special talents in visual art, music, dance, drama, or other related studies;
psychomotor ability, such as practical, spatial, mechanical, and physical skills.
Vocational and/or technical courses offered within a comprehensive school, usually a senior high school.
Special Education Classes
A school or program within a school that provides services and training to students with moderate to severe mental and/or physical disabilities.
Adult Education Classes
Programs offering GED or equivalent courses for adults within regular schools, whether classes are held during evening or daytime schedules.
English as Second Language
English language classes for students whose first language is not English.
Aledo schools — Stuard Elementary School is located at 200 Thunder Head Ln, Aledo TX 76008. 200 Thunder Head Ln is in the 76008 ZIP code in Aledo, TX The school district for Stuard Elementary School is the Aledo Isd. Stuard Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 4.
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