Locust Grove Elementary School

Locust Grove Elementary School

Locust Grove Elementary School
1231 East Highway 22    
Crestwood, KY 40014

PHONE:  502-222-3521
FAX:   502-222-3530

SCHOOL WEBSITE:   http://www.oldham.kyschools.us/locustgrove 


PRINCIPAL Andy Moore
OFFICE MANAGER Tammy Reynolds
SCHOOL HOURS 7:45 AM - 2:20 PM
ACCREDITATION Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)

Locust Grove Elementary School staff is dedicated to providing a joyful learning environment that empowers children to reach their social, emotional, and educational potential by nurturing their self-confidence and self-esteem. We accomplish this through a comprehensive curriculum which is based on Kentucky and national standards and through the implementation of research-based instruction in all academic areas. Our students participate in a balanced approach to instruction through reading and writing workshops, use of thinking strategies across the curriculum, and access to the Minds in Motion program. Every student is provided a comprehensive related arts program which includes weekly instruction in art, physical education, music, computer science, and nutrition. We encourage communication with our families through volunteering, family learning nights, classroom and school newsletters, parent/teacher conferences, and our school website.

SCHOOL AWARDS/ TEACHER AWARDS:  Kentucky Elementary Physical Educator of the Year, the 2003 and 2009 Excel Award winners, eight National Board Certified Teachers, and the Energy Star Award.

SPECIAL PROGRAMS:  Full-day Kindergarten; Extended School Services offered during the school day; Before & After school /Summer Child Care; Enrichment Clubs; Computer Lab.

EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:  Locust Grove offers a number of clubs and activities each year for all ages. Among them are: Scouts; 5th Grade Cheerleading and Basketball; Chorus; Student Council; Student Technology Leadership Program; Newscast; Art Club; Governor's Cup; Climbing Wall; Cross Country.  All students are encouraged to participate in extra-curricular activity at our school.

TECHNOLOGY INFORMATION:  All classrooms are equipped with Dell Intelligent systems and have access to integrated software programs, Internet, e-mail, and a variety of educational software packages. Each classroom has at least 4 networked computers. The Library Media Center is fully automated for circulation, inventory, and cataloging. The Library Media Center also has the Intelligent Classroom equipment installed. Additional technology available through the Library Media Center includes document scanners, digital cameras, video editing software, and video input/digitizing software. The school and Library Media Center feature a full range of research and instructional tools that meet state and national standards. The Library Media Specialist/School Technology Coordinator helps coordinate technology use within the school.


 

Oldham County Schools Logo               6165 W. Highway 146      |     Crestwood, KY  40014    |     Phone: 502-241-3500     |     Main Fax: 502-241-3209