Mars Elementary - About Us
Mars Elementary, originally built in 1953, was remodeled in 2000 to meet the needs of today's early learners. Children at Mars are provided a variety of activities that promote social, emotional, physical and academic growth at a pace that meets their developmental stages. Curriculum focus is on foundational concepts of reading, writing and mathematics, with an integration of social studies and science. Delivery of instruction focuses on hands-on experiences, field trips and appropriately leveled reading material.
Mars Elementary School serves approximately 450 students preschool through second grade. There are 22 full time and 3 part time professional teaching staff members in addition to a media specialist. We have learning specialists, a teacher consultant, a home liaison specialist, occupational, physical, and speech therapists and a school social worker. Support service staff includes secretaries, paraprofessionals (that work with students and supervise the lunchroom and playground areas), food service specialist, maintenance, and custodian services.