"History and Culture
Beattie Elementary School was named after Dan Beattie, a long-time community leader, distinguished athlete, and educator. The school was designed and built using an open concept layout, which is unique in our district and state. The layout helps define the type of learning that occurs. Student movement is frequent, and team-teaching and community learning are a part of the daily school experience.
Academics and Activities
The staff at Beattie Elementary focus on academic growth given both individual and group learning goals. Support programs are available, and include the Beacon program for Gifted & Talented, a special needs program, literacy help, and counseling. Creativity and problem solving strategies are used promote thinking skills.
Daily physical education, music, or art classes develop students’ creative potential in the arts. Students enjoy ExCEL enrichment classes, which are interest based and may include multi intelligence, career education, or multicultural sessions. Beattie Elementary encourages student involvement in a wide array of activities that include service learning through the Kindness Club, student leadership in Student Council, Beattie Sunshine Singers choir, honor choir, and modern band, music programs, wellness activities, Get Up & Go running club, Science Fair, and Evening of Art student showcases. Students and families are active and involved in their school, and all the great activities that are available."