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DeLong Elementary School

DeLong Elementary School is a community that works together in a supportive and caring family atmosphere where high expectations, effort and individuality are encouraged, respected, and celebrated. Delong has four special programs for students needing support and encouragement beyond this regular classroom setting: Learning Resource Center, Learning Assistance Program (LAP), Therapeutic Learning Canter and English as a Second Language.

 

 5th to 6th Grade Transition

 

Tacoma School District is the proud recipient of a grant provided by the RAIKES Foundation to support students and families in the transition from 5th to 6th grade in the Mason/Truman region. The RAIKES Foundation is dedicated to the belief that regular participation in high quality programs leads to better personal, social and academic outcomes and higher self-esteem. http://raikesfoundation.org

The focus of the grant for the 2011-12 school year will include:

  • Implementation of the AVID program in 5th and 6th grades
     Overview of AVID (pdf)
  • Strong collaboration between teachers  in the Mason/Truman regions
  • Increased communication with families about successful transition to middle school

Contact Information: Mason 253-571-7000 | Truman 253-571-2245

Article:
Putting Middle Grades Students on the Graduation Path: A Policy and Practice Brief

 

 School Information

 
Address 4901 S. 14th St.
Tacoma, WA 98405
Phone 253-571-5800
Fax 253-571-5803
Website www.delongdragons.org
 

 School Map

 

For driving directions to DeLong, click on the green marker.

 

 Principal

 


Ed Schau
Ed Schau

 

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