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About Hawthorne Elementary
Bus Rider Drop-off: 7:00 am
Car Rider Drop-off: 7:10 am
Tardy Bell: 7:50 am
 
 
MISSION
The mission of HES is to establish a partnership between home and school that maximizes students’ potential to succeed. We strive to provide engaging learning opportunities in a safe and caring environment, and to encourage partnerships between parents, staff, students, and community. 
 
VISION
Engage all members of the HES family to build a cohesive team focused on meaningful learning and leadership opportunities for students and staff with the goal of becoming life-long thinkers and learners.

UNIQUE ATTRIBUTES
 
Discovery Program (Gifted)
 
Advanced Studies based on G.P.A. and norm-referenced test scores. At HES, approximately 25% of our students meet the gifted criteria and are being served in the Discovery Program.
 
Diversity 
 
Approximately 20% of our population receives ELL instruction. There are 33 countries of origin and 8 languages represented at Hawthorne.
 
School Wide Co-Taught Setting 
 
Approximately 15% of the HES population consists of special education students with a variety of exceptionalities. The majority of these students are included in the general education classroom for at least 80% of their instructional day. The classrooms are staffed with a full time general education and a full time special education teacher; additionally, a paraprofessional may be assigned as appropriate.
 
State of the Art Apple Learning Lab
 
The Hawthorne Foundation has provided HES with a technology teacher and a completely furnished computer lab that hosts approximately 25 iMac computers.
 
After-School Extended Day Program (ASEDP)
 
The Hawthorne ASEDP provides dynamic after-school enrichment through a variety of programs designed to support and expand student interests. Some of the programs provided through ASEDP are: tennis, golf, drama, dance, chess, robotics, Spanish, cooking, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics).
 
School Creed 
 
I believe I can achieve and succeed at anything I set out to do.
I know what I do today will influence what I become tomorrow.
I will be a good listener.
I will not hinder my own or my classmates' learning in any way.
I am smart.
I am unique.
I have potential.
It's my decision: I CAN LEARN. I WILL LEARN. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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