Porter Elementary

 

~A National Blue Ribbon School~
A Kentucky Distinguished School of Distinction
and Kentucky High Progress School
Mrs. Sandra K. Music,
Principal
Kids Are My Business!
 
 

Porter Elementary, a nationally recognized high performing award winning school enrolls over 400 Head Start through Sixth Grade students.  Unique to our school is that we also offer a year-round Daycare and School-Aged After School Program that includes services on snow days and extended breaks. 


All classrooms are equipped with 21st. Century Technology, including a 50” monitor, iMAC, iPAD, student responders, SmartBoard, Internet and an array of software programs to meet the needs of students.  Our school offers a variety of services and classes to help students learn including Art, Music, STEM Lab, Writing Lab, Library, Counseling, Physical Education, Reading and Math Interventionists, Curriculum  Coaches (Title I and Title II), Gifted and Talented, and Special Education.


A variety of Extra-Curricula and Co-Curricular Activities are offered for students to get involved in their school and to develop great leadership skills and healthy habits. Students can participate in school sponsored football, boy’s and girl’s basketball, cheerleading, dance team, academic team, Future Problem Solving team, 4-H, UNITE, band, chorus, flag football, and pee-wee basketball.  Additionally, students can participate through collaboration with our middle and high schools and community sponsored activities such as swimming, wrestling, baseball, softball and more.  Students at Porter are also encouraged to participate groups and clubs such as the Energy Team, Yearbook Team,  Conservation Program, Energy Fair, Coal Fair and much, much more.


Porter Elementary, a 2012 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence has also been recognized as a 2013 Kentucky Distinguished, School of Distinction based on the 2013 KPREP results, which means overall we performed better then 95% of all Kentucky schools.  Porter is the top 33rd highest ranked school in the state among 746 elementary schools, placing us in the top 4%!   Our school was also recognized for being a Kentucky High Progress School for being in the top 10% of all schools in the state for raising achievement.  Further, Porter has also been named National Center for Educational Achievement Higher Performing School Award for continuing to raise achievement and student growth. Porter Elementary School was voted the 2012 Best Elementary Between the Lakes and Best Daycare Between the Lakes. For more information on all the KPREP school results you may go to the State Assessments section of this Webpage. 


The mission of Porter Elementary School is to create a positive learning environment that motivates and activates the potential for excellence that lies within every child, helping them on their journey to be college and career ready and productive citizens.  The teachers and support staff at Porter are dedicated to providing our children with the best eduction possible.


Our vision is through learning opportunities that offer academic achievement, communication skills, technology, creativity, independent thinking, problem solving, physical well-being, and social skills each student will become a successful member of society.


Our staff is committed to providing each child,every day with the best education possible.   “Striving for Excellence...Every Child, Every Day, Whatever It Takes!” 

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