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Tennyson Knolls Elementary

Achieving Excellence

Competency Based System
TKE uses a Competency Based System (CBS) where students are instructed at their academic level and instruction is personalized for every child. CBS advances students to the next level of instruction when they are ready, allowing students to progress at their own speed. CBS promotes student achievement and helps every child meet their fullest potential! CBS is a better way to teach kids and is a proven method that gets results.
 
Free All-Day Kindergarten and Pre-K classes
 
Technology Rich School
TKE is a one-to-one technology school where every student is provided a Chromebook to learn on while in class, while every classroom has an Interactive TV or SMART Board.
 
School Adult Classes
TKE offers the following adult classes:
  • English Second Language 
  • Computer Literacy  
  • Everyday Math Courses
  • Cafecito con Gina 
  • Nutrition Program and Healthy Eating
  • Motheread Program
Community Partnerships
Tennyson Knolls partners with several local community organizations to provide meaningful educational and extracurricular activities including:
  • Blocks of Hope provides wrap-around community services to TKE families including:
    • Incredible Years a parenting program to help promote children’s early years social, emotional, and academic competencies
    • After School Tutoring for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade students in need of additional academic support
    • The annual Backpack Giveaway that ensures every TKE student starts the year with school supplies and a brand new backpack
    • Nutrition Program that provides families with healthy recipes and take-home groceries  
  • A Precious Boutique Clothing Store on-site supported by A Precious Child provides clothes and basic essentials to families in need
  • The Senior HUB provides local retired community members to be weekly reading buddies with students 
  • Jump Rope for Heart partners annually with our PE program to encourage healthy living and build awareness 
  • SW Fire District to educate students on fire safety and prevention 
  • Chopper Toppers provides dental screening and sealants for all 2nd grade students 
  • Safe Routes to School encourages walking and riding to school on safe pathways 
  • Multiple local churches for after school tutoring and technology assistance 
After School and Enrichment Activities
  • Girls on the Run a program for girls that teaches leadership, self-esteem, healthy habits, and strong friendships through running and focused lessons on positive relationships 
  • Boy Scouts of America and Girl Scouts of America
  • Spelling Bee Team
  • Geography Bee Team
  • Science Fair
  • Student Council
  • Beginning/Intermediate Orchestra and Band 
  • School plays and musicals 
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