Things to Know about Adams Elementary
- Adams Elementary School has a strong tradition of academic excellence and achievement. The Wisconsin Department of Instruction recognized Adams Elementary School as a School of Recognition in 2011 and 2010 based on the academic achievement of our students.
- We have about 350 students enrolled in Early Childhood, Preschool for Janesville (P4J), and kindergarten through fifth grade.
- The YWCA provides a Before and After School Child Care Program on-site to serve Adams School families.
- Our Family Resource Coordinators organize family events focused on improving student achievement and connecting families with the school. They also provide families with materials about parenting and supporting students at home.
- Our Adams School Parent Teacher Association sponsors school-wide events and organizes fund-raising activities.
- We utilize Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) to acknowledge positive behaviors and teach school-wide behavior expectations.
- Our English Language Learner Program provides academic, language, and cultural support to our students learning English.
- The Title I Program provides additional reading and math support to students.
- Response to Intervention (RtI) is used to provide students the specific skill instruction based on their individual reading and math needs.
- The Preschool For Janesville (P4J) program is offered at Adams School and provides a 4-year-old kindergarten experience for students.
- Our Special Education Programs include Early Childhood, Specific Learning Disabilities, Speech & Language, Occupational Therapy, and Physical Therapy to support students with academic needs.
- Before and after school clubs are offered periodically throughout the year.
- The Reading-In-Action Program focuses on motivating students to read at home and school.
The following video captures Reading Specialist, Mrs. Bandsma, as she shares book reading strategies for parents to consider when reading at home with your children.