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Lowell Elementary School

Lowell Elementary offers its students, in cooperation with their parents and the community, an education that will provide the initial building blocks for life in the 21st century. The oldest school in Tacoma, Lowell has two special programs; one for autistic children and one for highly capable youngsters.

 

 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 810 Mr Dahl Dr.
Tacoma, WA 98403
Phone 253-571-7200
Fax 253-571-7202
Website www.lowellleopards.org

*Due to the age of this building, constructed prior to our current state and federal codes pertaining to access for persons of disability, components of this building are not accessible. Tacoma Public Schools is committed to making its programs and activities accessible to all persons who would potentially visit our sites. If you have questions regarding access to this specific site or information pertaining to accessible locations, please contact the Disability Officer at 253.571.1021.

 

 School Map

 

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

 

 Principal

 

Renee Rossman
Renee Rossman

 

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