County Schools is home to 21 outstanding elementary schools, featuring
grades Kindergarten through fifth grade. All buildings are new or
recently renovated, and include a cafeteria, media center, stage,
gymnasium, playground and outdoor play fields. School designs vary
across the county, and include one or two-story buildings.
schools begin at either 7:40 am (normal release at 2:20 pm and for
scheduled early release days, students depart at 11:50 am) or 8:20 am
(normal release at 3:00 pm and for scheduled early release days,
students depart at 12:30 pm). Based on primary residency, school
attendance lines determine the elementary school children attend.
study language arts, mathematics, science and
social studies. In addition to the core areas, students also receive
instruction by certified teachers in physical education, art and
music. All elementary classrooms feature a built-in projector and
interactive whiteboard. Computers are available to students in the
classroom and media center, and also with portable computer stations.
Various schools have opened or are working on opening science labs or
provide science specials.
provide numerous programs to meet the needs of all students such
as special education (including speech), early intervention, English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and gifted. School websites have a
complete list of the activities and clubs offered at each school.
schools have a full-time certified nurse on staff, as well as counselors and
Instructional Technology Specialists (ITS). Each school offers an
after-school program and has numerous volunteer opportunities for
parents, including PTA/Os, Local School Councils (LSC), mentoring and
classroom volunteers. Transportation is provided for all students, and
breakfast and lunch are served daily.