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The John Muir Elementary School staff, in collaboration with students, families, and the community provides a nurturing and safe learning environment and prepares students for the demands of the ever-changing future. Our students achieve academic excellence through collaboration, critical thinking, communication, and creativity to become real-world problem solvers.

Instructional Focus:

John Muir's students will persevere in mathematics.  They will make sense of the problem and solve it by explaining their reasoning using visuals, numbers, and math language. 

Bold Steps & Best Practices:

  • Implementation of i-Ready assessments (3 times a year to monitor progress) and i-Ready Common Core curriculum.
  • Implement Common Core State Standards school wide; with the implementation of the four Cs (Critical Thinking, Creativity, Communication, and Collaboration). 
  • Utilize the eight CCSS Mathematical Practices.
  • Continue with school-wide implementation of Response to Intervention Program (RTI).
  • Increasing technology and digital literacy.