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Special Services & Programs

Points of Pride
• State of the art new building in 2007

Research Based
Best Practices

• Innovative Technology including: each classroom
has Light speed audio enhancements, a digital
presenter, and a SMART Board (interactive
Whiteboard).

• LOOPING- HIGH POINT has 8 teachers looping
with their students to the next grade level.
“Students may benefit from a looping structure
that enables them to build trust and take more
academic risks than they might with a teacher
who disappears after one semester or even one
school year”.
(Copland and Boatright, 2004, p.276)

• Community Involvement - Parent Workshops
and Activities: IStation training, Trunk of Treat,
Math Card Night, Reading With The Elves,
Writing Something, Heart of FSA, Tribute to
Dr. Suess, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
(Movie and Science Night), Spring Carnival,
Transition to Kindergarten, Transition to Middle
School, Talent show.

• JAN RICHARDSON’S
GUIDED READING
ROUTINE- “Focused
assessments and
targeted lessons for
helping every
student become a
better reader.
(Richardson, 2009)
• ISTATION READING- provides independent,
computer-assisted instruction that promotes
student engagement.
(Patarapickayatham and Roden, 2014.)

• Students Targeted for Achievement Success (STARS)
• Exceptional Student
Education (ESE,
Autism Spectrum
Disorder)
• English as a Second
Language (ESOL)
• Guidance Counselor
• Gifted education
• Speech
• Full-time social worker and full-time school nurse
• Title I ($400,000 budgeted for 2015-16 school year)
• Extended Learning Program (ELP)
• Big Brothers/Big Sisters
• Parent Teacher Association (PTA) and School
Advisory Council (SAC)
• Physical Therapist and Occupational Therapist on
site
• Guidance Counselor
• Character Education
• Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
Program (STEM)
• Promise Program (after school tutoring)
• Gifted & Talented Program
• 100% of Students receive free breakfast
and free lunch

At High Point Elementary School, teachers and staff are passionate that it is our
number one responsibility as Pinellas County School Board employees to prepare our
students for college, career and life.

Dr. Susan Taylor, principal

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