Ashley Elementary Magnet School

Ashley Elementary Magnet School

Ashley Elementary Magnet School in Winston Salem1647 Ashley School Circle
Winston-Salem, NC 27105
Phone: (336) 727-2343
Fax: (336) 727-2344
Website: Ashley Elementary School
8:20 am – 2:50 pm
Principal: Robert Ash

Ashley Elementary Magnet School Mission

Developing a global community that creates understanding and celebrates knowledge.

The mission of Ashley Elementary Magnet School is to develop a global community that creates understanding and celebrates knowledge. The clean, safe, diverse, child-centered environment invites students to learn and motivates them to inquire and discover.

The faculty, staff and administration learned in February 2006 that the school had been officially authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program.

The International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program teaching philosophy focuses on the total growth of maturing and developing children.

The curriculum addresses students’ educational, social, physical, emotional, and cultural needs and integrates the educational research, practice, knowledge, and experience of international schools with the North Carolina Standard Course of Study (NCSCS).

The result is relevant, engaging, accelerated, and creative educational program.

Specific questions, designed for exploration, inquiry, and study, guide Ashley’s teachers and students as they work in the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program curriculum:

  • Who are we?
  • Where are we in place and time?
  • How do we express ourselves?
  • How do we organize ourselves?
  • How should we share the planet?

The goal of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme is to develop students’ abilities to ask questions and to become involved in the concerns of the global community.

The International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program fosters students who are:

  • Inquirers
  • Thinkers
  • Communicators
  • Risk-Takers
  • Knowledgeable
  • Principled
  • Caring
  • Open-minded
  • Well-balanced
  • Reflective

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