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Woodcrest Elementary School - Kindergarten-5th Grade

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Woodcrest Elementary School and …

Woodcrest Elementary School and
Woodcrest Preschool
ANNUAL FAMILY FUN DAY / OPEN HOUSE
Showcasing our amazing academic curriculum and teachers in Tarzana, Agoura, Newbury Park, and Lake Forest!

Saturday, February 4, 2012
11:00am - 1:00pm

All family welcome to participate in fun crafts, cooking projects, activities, free food, and much more. For more information, please visit www.woodcrestpreschool.com. A special offer is included online.

Family Fun Day is at our Tarzana, Agoura, Newbury Park, and Lake Forest Preschools.

Woodcrest Preschool - Tarzana
Ages served: 2-5
6043 Tampa Ave.
Tarzana, CA 91356
(818) 345-3002
lic#191290059

Woodcrest Preschool - Sherman Oaks
{no family fun day -- existing waiting list}
Ages served: 2-5
13562 Ventura Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
(818) 783-2930
lic#191231426

Woodcrest Preschool - Agoura
Ages: Toddler-5
28370 Roadside Dr.
Agoura, CA 91301
(818) 889-9841
lic#197402148

Woodcrest Preschool - Newbury Park
Ages Served: Toddler-5
107 Teardrop Court
Newbury Park, CA 91320
(805) 375-7788
lic#566205350

Woodcrest Preschool - Lake Forest
Ages Served: Inf,Todd,Pre,Kinder
21772 Lake Forest Dr.
Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 859-0805
lic#304270420 preschool
lic#304270421 infants


DID YOU KNOW?

We also have an amazing private Elementary School for Kindergarten to 5th Grade? Go to www.WoodcrestSchool.com to learn more.

Exploring camps for this summer? Look no further. Also in the family:

Valley Trails (Tarzana), VT Ranch (Santa Clarita) and
Cottontail Ranch for all your summer camp needs!

Tarzana Camp
6043 Tampa Avenue
Tarzana, CA 91356
818-345-3002
info@valleytrails.com
www.valleytrails.com

Santa Clarita Location
30910 S. Sloan Canyon Road
Castaic, CA 91384
661-257-0266
info@vtranch.com
www.vtranch.com

CottonTail Ranch
at VT Ranch
www.campcottontail.com

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  • 1. A Superior School Of Academic Excellence Design this presentation like this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2s7vacLI9VcCloud background w/green footer pic
  • 2. Founding PrincipleTo  provide  a  private  elementary  education  of  the  highest  academic  standards  to  families  of  the  San  Fernando  Valley  at  half  the  cost  of  other  LA-­‐‑based  private  schools  offering  the  same.
  • 3. Our Guiding Principle Today Today s  experiences  yield   tomorrow s  achievements.
  • 4. A Good Kindergarten Education Makes Dollars & Sense. Students  who  learn  more  in   kindergarten  earn  more  as  adults   and  are  more  successful  overall. Harvard  Economist  John  Friedman How  Does  Your  Kindergarten  Classroom  Affect  Your  Earnings February  2011
  • 5. Woodcrest SchoolWoodcrest  School  educates  the  whole  child,  offering  a  rich,  well-­‐‑rounded  program  that  develops  children  intellectually,  physically  and  socially. Our  goal  is  not  just  to  teach  basics,  but  to  cultivate  collaborators,  critical  thinkers  and  confident  problem-­‐‑solvers.
  • 6. About Woodcrest SchoolPrivate  K-­‐‑5  Co-­‐‑ed  Elementary  School Also  7  Pre-­‐‑Schools  &  2  Camps  in  3  States Founded  in  1969 Well  Established  in  the  Community Highest  Accreditation  by  the    Western  Association  of  Schools  and  Colleges  [WASC]
  • 7. One  of  the  major  associations  that  accredit  U.S.  public  and  private  schools Recognizes  excellence  and  achievement  of  the  highest  quality  learning  experience  in  the  elementary  programs  it  accredits www.wascweb.org
  • 8. What Makes Woodcrest Exceptional
  • 9. What Makes Woodcrest Exceptional1.  Academic  Excellence  at  Every  Level 2.  Small  Class  Size  &  Personalized  Aention 3.  Technology  Integration 4.  Character  &     Leadership     Development
  • 10. Academic Excellence CurriculumBuilding  a  Strong  Foundation  in: Literacy,  Math  and  Science Developing  Social  Awareness  and  Responsibility Experiencing  the  Joys     of  Learning  &  Discovery
  • 11. Academic Excellence Gifted ProgramSmall,  energetic  learning  environment  tailored  to  those  performing  above  grade  level Based  on  test  scores,  teacher  recommendations,  and  demonstration  of    higher  level  critical    thinking  skills
  • 12. Accelerated ReaderIndependent  Online  Reading  Program  -­‐‑  Supplemental  to  Classroom  Curriculum Builds  Comprehension  Through  Study  of  Facts,  Inferences  &  Drawing  Conclusions Promotes  Advancement    &  Love  of  Reading
  • 13. Stanford Achievement TestA  benchmark  of  excellence  in  standardized  achievement  tests Highly  reliable  data  on  student  progress  against  national  standards   More  comprehensive  in  scope  than  most  state  assessments,  including  California
  • 14. Stanford Achievement Test: Our 2011 Results SUBJECT K 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Math 90% 93% 94% 90% 88% 90% Reading 96% 88% 86% 84% 84% 89% Grammar N/A 92% 92% 90% 86% 92% Basic  Baery 92% 88% 87% 86% 83% 88%
  • 15. Stanford Achievement Test: Our 2011 Results SUBJECT K 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Math 90% 93% 94% 90% 88% 90% Reading 96% 88% 86% 84% 84% 89% Grammar N/A 92% 92% 90% 86% 92% Basic  Baery 92% 88% 87% 86% 83% 88% These  scores  place  Woodcrest  students  in  the  top  13%  of  the  nation. 43%  of  our  students  are  in  the  top  10%  of  the  nation.
  • 16. Stanford Achievement Test: Our 2011 Results SUBJECT K 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Math 90% 93% 94% 90% 88% 90% Reading 96% 88% 86% 84% 84% 89% Grammar N/A 92% 92% 90% 86% 92% Basic  Baery 92% 88% 87% 86% 83% 88% These  scores  place  Woodcrest  students  in  the  top  13%  of  the  nation. 43%  of  our  students  are  in  the  top  10%  of  the  nation.
  • 17. What Makes Woodcrest Exceptional1.  Academic  Excellence  at  Every  Level 2.  Small  Class  Size  &  Personalized  Aention 3.  Technology  Integration 4.  Character  &     Leadership     Development
  • 18. Small Classes & Personalized AttentionPrincipal  Independently  Assesses  Every  Single  Kindergarten  Student Each  Kindergarten  Student  Progresses  to  New  Reading  Levels  at  His/Her  Own  Pace  * The  instructional  approach  that  best  suits  the  needs  of  your  child  is  carried  forward  as  they  advance  through  each  grade  level. Direct,  Immediate,  Access  to    Teachers Intimate  Community
  • 19. Small Classes & Personalized AttentionPrincipal  Independently  Assesses  Every  Single  Kindergarten  Student Each  Kindergarten  Student  Progresses  to  New  Reading  Levels  at  His/Her  Own  Pace The  instructional  approach  that  best  suits  the  needs  of  your  child  is  carried  forward  as  they  advance  through  each  grade  level. Direct,  Immediate  Access  to    Teachers Intimate  Community
  • 20. What Makes Woodcrest Exceptional1.  Academic  Excellence  at  Every  Level 2.  Small  Class  Size  &  Personalized  Aention 3.  Technology  Integration 4.  Character  &     Leadership     Development
  • 21. Technology IntegrationUsing  Modern  Technology  to  Teach  Modern  Skills  to  Modern  Children Classes  in  Dedicated  Technology  Lab  Begin  in  Kindergarten. Teaching  Multiple  Aspects  of  Information  Technology  –  Hardware,  Software,  Responsible  Use,  Etc. Integration  With  Subject  Content Interactive  Smart  Boards  in  Every  Class
  • 22. Technology: A Comparison Other SchoolsBroad  IT  Exposure Basic KeyboardingMicrosoft  Office  Suite  incl.   Word ProcessingPowerPoint  &  Excel,    &  Adobe  Creative  Suite Full  Subject  Integration Unrelated Typing Games (e.g. Spongebob Typing)Research  Tools Not Project BasedResponsible  Use No Contextual Use Lessons
  • 23. What Makes Woodcrest Exceptional1.  Academic  Excellence  at  Every  Level 2.  Small  Class  Size  &  Personalized  Aention 3.  Technology  Integration 4.  Character  &     Leadership     Development
  • 24. Character & Leadership DevelopmentCharacter  Education:   Conflict  Resolution,     Respect,  etc. Buddy  Program  *   Student  Council Student  of  the  Month Self-­‐‑Directed  Service  Projects Morning  News  Webcasts
  • 25. Character & Leadership DevelopmentCharacter  Education:   Conflict  Resolution,     Respect,  etc. Buddy  Program   Student  Council Self-­‐‑Directed  Service  Projects Student  of  the  Month Morning  News  Webcasts
  • 26. Let s Watch a Morning Webcast! Design this presentation like this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2s7vacLI9VcCloud background w/green footer pic
  • 27. Let s Hear from Some of the Students! Design this presentation like this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2s7vacLI9VcCloud background w/green footer pic
  • 28. KindergartenHow  is  our  early  education  philosophy   manifested  in  our  Kindergarten?
  • 29. Our Philosophy in Action: KindergartenFocus  on  Academics  in  a  Challenging,  Creative  and  Nurturing  Environment Nightly  Homework  Teaches  Responsibility  and  Time  Management We  Celebrate  Academic  Achievements!
  • 30. Our Philosophy in Action: Kindergarten 92% Performing  at  a 2nd  Grade Level
  • 31. Fine Arts Health & Fitness Language Design this presentation like this: Parent Involvement http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2s7vacLI9VcCloud background w/green footer pic
  • 32. Fine Arts at WoodcrestArt  Studio Dance  Studio Music  Lab Performance  Opportunities Cultural  Field  Trips Exposure  to  the  Masters
  • 33. Health & Fitness At WoodcrestP.E.,  Dance  and  Swim  -­‐‑  Part  of  the  Curriculum   Competitive  Team  Sports   Soccer  &  Basketball   Valley  Interscholastic  Sports  Assn. After-­‐‑School  Gymnastics,    Tennis,  Karate,  Ballet,  Jazz,  Hip-­‐‑Hop  
  • 34. Language At WoodcrestOfferings  Reflect  Our  Diverse  School  Community Spanish  –  2nd  Grade  and  Up After-­‐‑School  Hebrew    Enrichment Russian  School  On  Site   Saturdays
  • 35. Parent Involvement at WoodcrestParent  Group  and  Volunteer  Opportunities After-­‐‑School  Enrichment  Classes  and  Extended  Day  Care Parent  Education    Workshops Student  Events
  • 36. Expected Schoolwide Learning Design this presentation like this: Results http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2s7vacLI9VcCloud background w/green footer pic
  • 37. Woodcrest School sExpected Schoolwide Learning Results Avid  Learners Effective  Communicators Responsible  Citizens Proficient  Users  of  Information  Technology Appreciators  of  Fine  Arts Successful  Middle  School  Candidates
  • 38. Woodcrest School s Expected Schoolwide Learning Results Avid  Learners Effective  Communicators Responsible  Citizens Proficient  Users  of  Information  Technology Appreciators  of  Fine  Arts Successful  Middle  School  Candidates
  • 39. Woodcrest School sExpected Schoolwide Learning Results Avid  Learners Effective  Communicators Responsible  Citizens Proficient  Users  of  Information  Technology Appreciators  of  Fine  Arts Successful  Middle  School  Candidates
  • 40. Woodcrest School s Expected Schoolwide Learning Results Avid  Learners Effective  Communicators Responsible  Citizens Proficient  Technology  Users Appreciators  of  Fine  Arts Successful  Middle  School  Candidates
  • 41. Woodcrest School s Expected Schoolwide Learning Results Avid  Learners Effective  Communicators Responsible  Citizens Proficient  Users  of  Information  Technology Appreciators  of  Fine  Arts Successful  Middle  School  Candidates
  • 42. Woodcrest School s Expected Schoolwide Learning Results Avid  Learners Effective  Communicators Responsible  Citizens Proficient  Users  of  Information  Technology Appreciators  of  Fine  Arts Successful  Middle  School  Candidates
  • 43. Where Our Students Go
  • 44. The Choice Is Yours High  Standardized  Test  Scores WASC  Accreditation Strong  Academic  Program Strong  Technology  Integration Gifted  Program Small  Classes/Personalized  Aention Broad  Fine  Arts  Exposure Health  &  Fitness  Beyond  P.E. Diverse  Community Whole  Child  Development Character  &  Leadership  Development Academic  Kindergarten Matriculation  to  Top  Schools Annual  Tuition  Less  Than  $10,000
  • 45. Look up Woodcrest School onGreatSchools.com
  • 46. Video Presentation Design this presentation like this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2s7vacLI9VcCloud background w/green footer pic
  • 47. Application Process [ Limited Enrollment ]1.  Schedule  Assessment  Today  Before  You  Leave  *   (Jan-­‐‑Feb) 2.  Submit  Application     (Feb) 3.  Acceptances     (Ongoing,  Based   on  Availability) *  Not  required  of  Woodcrest  Pre-­‐‑School  students
  • 48. School Tour Design this presentation like this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2s7vacLI9VcCloud background w/green footer pic

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