Belair K-8 School
Belair K-8 Motto: “where STEM is an integral part of everything we do”
Belair K-8 Mission: To inspire and prepare our students for life-long learning by providing challenging educational experiences with a strong immersion in STE(A)M Education.
Belair K-8 Goals:
To improve student achievement in reading, language arts, math, science and social studies
To integrate technology into everyday learning activities for students and teachers
To develop STEM awareness and skills for all students
To enhance character/values education and instill pride in self, school, and community.
Belair K-8 Vision: To propel all Belair Falcon Scholars by providing a highly functioning learning environment based upon data-driven professional learning communities.
Belair K-8 Beliefs and Values:
Every students deserves an opportunity for a quality education.
All children can learn and achieve personal goals.
Each student is a valued individual with unique physical, social, emotional and intellectual needs.
Awareness and understanding of individual and cultural differences contribute to a positive learning environment.
High expectations courage students to reach high levels of achievement in physical, emotional, social and academic development.
A variety of teaching methods is needed to meet diverse learning styles
Teamwork among school personnel, home and community enhances learning.
It is the responsibility of the home, school and community to model and encourage good character.
The commitment to continuous improvement is imperative if our school is going to enable students to become confident, self-directed, life-long learners.
Belair K-8 Highlights
We are a 1:1 school. Students in Kindergarten through Second Grade have iPads for individual use during the instructional day. Students in Grades 3-8 have laptops for individual use during the instructional day and for use at home for school-related work.
We have three (3) STEM Labs.
We have two (2) Computer Labs.
We have two (2) covered Outdoor Learning Pavilions.
We have a Collaborative Learning Room/Makerspace that will easily accommodate two full classes of students.
We have the following middle school sports: baseball, basketball (boys and girls teams), cheerleading, football, golf, and track & field (boys and girls).
We offer a 30-minute intervention/acceleration period each day for Grades K-8.