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Welcoming student to Stonebridge Elementary

A safe, welcoming place to learn

Stonebridge is a unique school community featuring flexible learning spaces and opportunities for students and teachers to collaborate. Our talented staff have the skills to personalize learning, and help students develop independence and responsibility. As part of the Stillwater Area Public School District, our school is known for excellence and has a proud tradition of meeting the needs of all kids.

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9.6 of 10 fifth graders report they feel safe at school

 

93%

93% of students report that they can identify their passions

 

94%

94% of students report that they care about doing well in school

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85% of second graders read at or above grade level

 

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Real-World Experiences

Learning is made more relevant and engaging with things like: 

  • LEGO robotics, Dash and Dot robots and other technologies to teach coding, problem solving, math skills and more
  • Community experts working alongside students on real-world projects
  • 4Cs – Communication, Collaboration, Critical thinking, Creativity
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Personalized Learning

Learning is personalized based on each student's strengths, passions and unique needs:

  • Exploratory experiences both in and outside the classroom
  • Hands-on projects that allow students to explore things they're interested in 
  • Digital devices and technology to help personalize teaching 
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Caring Relationships

Students get to know one another and develop meaningful relationships with staff through: 

  • Small learning environments
  • Family events and activities throughout the year, like carnivals and family dances
  • Regular communication, both in person and electronically, between teachers and families
  • Strong support from intervention teachers and other staff (English learners, math/reading support and more) 

Outstanding Learning Opportunities

All Stillwater Area Public Schools focus on the 4Cs – Communication, Collaboration, Critical thinking and Creativity by providing opportunities for students to solve problems through hands-on projects and real-world experiences. We consider children participants in the learning process. 

All elementary students have access to:

  • Core instruction in literacy, math, science, social studies, art, physical education, media and general music
  • Opportunities in band, orchestra and choir beginning in 5th grade
  • Responsive Classroom, where students participate in morning meetings emphasizing social, emotional, and academic growth in a strong and safe school community
  • Enrichment experiences to advance learning and challenge students
  • Special Education: reading and math interventions, English Learner program and summer Targeted Services
  • Service learning and community service projects
  • Preschool for four-year-olds (fee-based; offered through Community Education) 

I truly appreciate the support of the community of Stonebridge, not only outside the school but within. Families are so welcoming and supportive of the children and the sense of "family" really shines through in this school. I love the involvement with teachers and parents – wonderful!PARENT COMMENT

Celebrate Stonebridge

While what we teach at Stonebridge is similar to other schools in the district, our school has a unique culture and community all its own. We encourage you to visit our school to see if it’s the right fit for you and your child! Here’s just a few ways our school is unique:

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Traditions

  • Arts Festival Performance and Showcase, family dances, movie nights, school carnival, the wax museum, fun PTO events
  • Community service projects to support those in need locally and around the world
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Community

  • Students connect with senior citizen buddies from Good Samaritan Society-Stillwater.
  • Learning experiences through grade-level buddies and more
  • Community members play Cribbage with students
  • Student led community projects
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Students

  • Preschool through fifth grade 
  • Home of the district’s Emotional and Behavioral Disorders (EBD) program
  • Diverse student body representing various cultures, abilities and experiences

Our Teachers

fifty five percent
of our teachers have a master's degree or higher
fifty seven percent
of our teachers have more than 10 years of experience 
ninety eight percent
of fifth graders believe that teachers care about them