At Archer Glen we are committed to providing a positive, nurturing learning environment for each student. Our dedicated staff, fantastic students, and supportive families work collaboratively to maintain a school where all children are held to high expectations in a caring and respectful setting. Our highly-qualified teaching team is focused on reaching the individual needs of each student by employing researched-based instructional practices. Archer Glen is enhanced by an active and involved parent population that enrich our curriculum by providing additional opportunities of assemblies, field trips, classroom support, and community-building events. Family partnerships, high-quality teaching, and a caring learning community make Archer Glen a great place for all kids!
● School Highlights:
Rated by the State of Oregon as an “Outstanding” school – Oregon’s highest rating.
Teachers continually monitor student progress, adjusting instruction and objectives based on student need.
Multi-Tiered Instruction and flexible groupings utilized to meet the needs of all students.
Highly-trained instructional assistants support students in literacy and special education.
Monthly Collaborative Learning Team meetings for teachers to analyze student data, set goals, and implement best teaching practices.
Innovative instructional technology for maximized student engagement and learning.
On-site Counseling, Special Education and Speech services, TAG, and after-school care.
● School Improvement Goals:
By June 2013, 100% of elementary teachers will focus on improved instruction by implementing the following practices.
Instructional emphasis on nonfiction literacy
Increased emphasis on engagement activities requiring higher-order cognition
Sharing learning targets explicitly with students
Development of common standards-based assessments in mathematics
● Other Information:
Archer Glen is a Positive Behavior Supports (PBS) school where we proactively teach behaviors to build a positive school environment. Students earn Eagle Eyes for demonstrating safe, respectful and responsible behavior, and we acknowledge our upper grade students on a monthly basis in our “Good Character Kids” program. Archer Glen students participate in music, physical education, and media classes each week. All of our classrooms have a document camera and projector. Many are equipped with SMART Boards, interactive slates and digital student response systems; including a fully implemented 1:1 iPod Touch classroom. A variety of enrichment activities are available for students throughout the year, including: The Archer Glen Choir, Chess Club, Eagle Ambassadors, Lego Robotics, and many others.