About Pittsfield Elementary School
Secretary: Jane Winters
Teacher Clerk: Abbey Woodman
8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
||1st morning bell: 8:45 a.m.
2nd bell/classes begin: 8:48 a.m.
School ends: 3:42 p.m.
Benefits of attending your neighborhood school:
- All Day Kindergarten
- Art, Vocal Music, Physical Education, Information Literacy and Technology, Humanities & Instrumental Music classes part of the school week
- A rich cultural mosaic that reflects our community
- 86.4% of Pittsfield K-1-2 and 75% of Gr. 3-4-5 students met the end-of-year grade target in reading (June, ’10)
- 86% of Pittsfield students Gr. 3-4-5 scored advanced or proficient in reading as tested by the MEAP (‘09/’10)
- 85.3% of Pittsfield students Gr. 3-4-5 scored advanced or proficient in math as tested by the MEAP (‘09/’10)
- We remain proud that World Language classes are offered this year at Pittsfield. Spanish instruction will occur in grades 3 – 4.
- Download the monthly World Language newsletters (pdf documents):
- September 2010 3rd Grade | 4th Grade
Student Rights and Responsibilities
Students have a right to:
- Learn and study in a positive atmosphere for learning – one that is unbiased, nonjudgmental, and free from prejudice, discrimination, verbal or physical threats, and abuse
- Expect that school rules will be enforced in a consistent, fair, and reasonable manner
- Discuss and receive assistance with educational concerns from the school staff
- Receive a copy of the Rights and Responsibilities booklet (1.3 MB, .pdf)
- Receive fair discipline without discrimination
- Have access to their own student records
- Use computers and other equipment for learning
Students have a responsibility to:
- Attend school regularly, arrive on time, bring appropriate materials, be prepared to participate in class, and complete assignments
- Strive for academic growth
- Respect the rights, feelings, and property of fellow students, parents, school staff, visitors, guests, and school neighbors
- Conduct themselves properly on school grounds, school buses, at bus stops, at any school-related activity, and in the classroom, so as not to interfere with the rights of another student to learn
- Make up work resulting from an excused absence or suspension
- Follow discipline guidelines adopted by the school and district
- Use computers in an appropriate manner