2 Parent Reviews for Vivian Fowler Elementary School
Fowler has been like a home to us. I have never seen such caring staff go above the call of duty to take care of their children and families. They have created a loving environment to educate our kids.
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Posted by a parent on 10/24/09
As a parent and employee of this school, I must say that although the building is brand new, the leadership has drastically declined. Teachers feel that they are totally alone with no back up from the principal. Children that are sent to see the principal are routinely sent back to the classroom. Incompetent
... Read more teachers aids and some teachers have been hired, over others that were more qualified. There is absolute minimal parent involvement, and no interesting or fun extracurricular activities. The principal is not encouraging to the teachers at all, and does not participate in extra activities much. I changed jobs and moved my children to another district because I didn't feel they were getting a quality education and also the lack of discipline made me afraid for their safety. Read less
School Profile for Vivian Fowler Elementary School
TAKS* Test Scores
Test Year: 2011
Vivian Fowler Elementary School
Mount Pleasant Isd
* 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.
Students per teacher:
Early Childhood Special Needs, Gifted Students, Speech/Language Pathologists
Social Studies / Social Sciences
Social Studies / Social Sc
English / Language Arts, ESL/Bilingual/ESOL
Before and After School
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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.
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Mount Pleasant schools — Vivian Fowler Elementary School is located at 502 N Otyson St, Mount Pleasant TX 75455. 502 N Otyson St is in the 75455 ZIP code in Mount Pleasant, TX The school district for Vivian Fowler Elementary School is the Mount Pleasant Isd. Vivian Fowler Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 4.
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