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Welcome to Benton Elementary School
Benton Elementary School…Student Success through Leadership, Character, and Performance.
The mission of Benton Elementary is to provide and support challenging and rigorous educational opportunities to ensure academic excellence for all students in a safe and caring learning environment.
Providing a highly effective, committed staff and resources needed to achieve high expectations. Providing a safe, clean, nurturing, and respectful environment. Providing rigorous and challenging standards based curriculum guided by data and research-based best instructional practices. Develop a mutual respect for and partnership among all stakeholders.
Jackson County BOE Facilities Planning Update
Jackson County Board of Education is in the process of soliciting feedback to be used as a part of the strategic five year facilities planning process where the future of Benton Elementary School is under consideration. Hearings will be hosted on two dates:
Thursday, January 29th at 6:30 PM at Benton Elementary School, and
Thursday, February 5th at 7:30 PM at the Jackson County Board of Education Office
Interested parties may address the Board of Education to share thoughts. Board members request that each person limit their comments to 3 minutes or less.
Individuals are also invited to provide feedback through an on-line survey:
The Board of Education will not take action on any decision related to the future of Benton Elementary School until the conclusion of all hearings. A recommendation is expected at the February 9, 2015 BOE meeting.
Breakfast With Dad
Who: All Dads of BES Students
What: Breakfast with Dad and picture opportunity [Each picture $5.00]
When: Thursday, February 12, 2015
Time: Drop by between 7:15 – 8:00
Breakfast will cost $3.50 per visitor.
Jackson County Program of Study 2015-16
The Jackson County Schools Program of Study for the 2015-16 school year is now available. Please click here to learn more about the program of study. Please click here to download the Program of Study for the 2015-16 school year.
NAEP Testing on Febuary 4th for Fourth Grade.
To find out more infomation about the NAEP test click here.
New Georgia Milestones Assessment
The Georgia Milestones Assessment System is designed to provide information about how well students are mastering the state-adopted content standards in the core content areas of language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. To learn more about the Georgia Milestone Assessment click here.
Read to Succeed - Six Flags Information
READ TO SUCCEED
Reading Logs will go home week of December 15th.
Deadline February 12, 2015