Home of the Little Dogs
A Striving Readers
Literacy (SRCL) School
A Louisiana Top Gains School !
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208 Shankland Avenue * Jennings LA 70546
337-824-1235 * 337-824-3155 fax
JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISH
Jefferson Davis Parish School System will provide all
students with educational opportunities
to achieve success in a multicultural global society.
JAMES WARD ELEMENTARY
SCHOOL * VISION
James Ward Elementary School seeks to maximize all students’
with the comprehensive academic foundation needed to meet
JAMES WARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL * BELIEFS
The school, home, and
community work to provide an educational environment
conducive to student mastery of skills necessary for success
in third grade.
Student pride in learning,
self-discipline, and effective social skills are nurtured by
faculty and staff in preparing students to become
responsible, contributing members of society.
Believing that all students can learn, student
learning is the chief responsibility for the school.
Students with exceptional needs are to be provided
with the special resources to address those needs and lead
to academic success.
Opportunities for student success are maximized
through activities that actively engage students in the
Recognizing that students learn differently,
curriculum and instructional practices must incorporate a
variety of effective teaching strategies addressing these
different learning styles.
We believe that through producing quality work and
solutions to problems in meaningful contexts, students
demonstrate their degree of understanding of essential
skills and objectives
Student understanding of skills and objectives is
further measured through a variety of assessment tools which
take into account different learning styles.
Mutual respect among students and staff in a safe
and nurturing environment enhances students’ self-esteem and
Self-discipline grows as students are challenged and
supported through appropriate opportunities to make
effective and responsible decisions.
Teachers, administrators, parents, and the community
share responsibility for implementing procedures and
promoting a positive learning environment in order to
successfully maximize all students’ potential.