Mission- At Shuford Elementary School, we are here to reach and teach all students. We are inspiring young minds to be prepared and successful in the 21st Century.
Vision- We strive to maintain excellence and create lifelong learners!
1. We will encourage students to be productive citizens.
2. We will support a strong family atmosphere.
3. We will inspire students and staff to become 21st century learners and leaders.
4. We will develop a strong community and a warm school environment.
Demographics- Shuford Elementary serves students in the Conover area having over 490 students enrolled in grades K through 5th grade. 57% of the students qualify for free or reduced lunch. The school is comprised of 52% Caucasian, 10% Afro-American, 25% Hispanic and 6.5% multiracial. 18 % of students are identified as English as a Second Language.
Program Offerings- Teachers at Shuford deliver the NC Common Core and Essential Standards through numerous academic programs including: Math Expressions K-5, Accelerated Reader K-5, Inquiry-based science kits K-5, and OWL groups. Teachers utilize instructional guides to ensure proper coverage of content as they incorporate Guided Reading. Students have the opportunity to participate in competitions such as Battle of the Books, and the Spelling Bee. Staff members participate in structured Professional Learning Community meetings which are facilitated by our Instructional Coach. Staff members also participate in Digital Learning PLC DLC meetings which are facilitated by our Digital Learning Facilitator.