Fairmeadows Elementary School

Duncanville Independent School District

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  • Parent Survey - Technology & Learning (BrightBytes)

    We are partnering with BrightBytes, an educational research organization, in order to learn more about our students’ school and home technology use for learning. We are reaching out to ask you to take part in the Technology & Learning questionnaire. The questionnaire should take about 5 minutes to complete.

     Your participation is essential in helping us form a more complete picture of technology use for learning in your students’ lives. Please know that all of your responses will remain anonymous to protect your privacy. The last day to complete the questionnaire is midnight on Tuesday, December 19th.

     Please select the link to begin your survey: https://bbyt.es/R78DC

     Thank you for taking part in this important initiative!

Principal Message

  • Principal message

     

     Bell

    Greeting Fairmeadows

    We are off to a great year at Fairmeadows!

    At Fairmeadows, we have high expectations for every student, and every faculty member. For starters, we are promoting and providing a safe and positive learning environment.  This year, we are asking that parents partner with us by ensuring that every child feels connected to the community and knows what it means to be a model student.  We understand that in order for teachers to teach and students to learn that they must be placed in a positive, learning environment— an environment whereby students are following the rules and comply with adult leaders.  We are asking parents to stay socially connected with their children and children peer groups in order to help us promote a positive, safe learning school environment. 

     

    Additionally, this year we are going to reward students for making great academic strides.  The Principal CARE Award  C – Citizenship, A – Perfect Attendance, R – Responsible Student E – Excellent Grades.

    Each month, I will have lunch in the cafeteria with these students and they will receive local restaurant certificates for their effort to strive for academic excellence as well as those students who make significant improvement.  

     

    Academically, we are placing more emphasis on student acquiring 21st century learning skills to prepare them for a global society. Students gain the ability to collaborate, think critically, solve problems, and create products that are relevant to today’s society.

    Some of our other programs include:

    • Ongoing classroom assessment to monitor student progress to address the struggling learner
    • GT Services that are differenced for higher learners
    • Bilingual Services for our limited English proficient students.
    • Power school tutoring and Homework Helpers
    • Strong Parents – Strong Father's Strong Families
    • Supportive PTA – Parent Teacher Association
    • An Effective Counseling and Guidance program
    • A staff and student body who are always eager to learn and achieve.

     

    We are most proud to announce that our school received a distinction in Postsecondary Readiness which means a high number of students scored advanced on the STAAR assessment in the areas of reading, and writing. This year, we are aiming for the special distinction award in Reading and Math.  Please join us this year, as we raise the bar, and shine a light on our students as we reach our academic goals. 

     

     

    Patonia Bell, Principal

    pbell@duncanvilleisd.org

    We Care, We Create, and We are Growing Students!

     

School History

  • Fairmeadows

     


    Fairmeadows Elementary was opened in 1961, and was named for the subdivision in which it was built.  Additions were made in 1962, 1966 and 1980, with renovations in 2004.  The school serves grades PK-4.

    Mascot:  Panthers

     

    Colors:  Kelly green and white

School Information

  • 101 E Fairmeadows Dr
    Duncanville 75116
    p. 972-708-2700
    f. 972-708-2727

     

    School Motto
    "We care, we create, and we are growing students!"

     

    School Colors
    Green and white

    School Mascot
    Panthers

     

    Configuration
    Pre K-Fourth Grade

    School Hours
    8:00 am - 3:30 pm

     

    Pre K Morning

    8:00 am - 11:30 am

     

    Pre K Afternoon

    12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

     

     

    Campus Administrators
    Patonia Bell, Principal
    Jose Ortiz, Asst. Principal

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