Brookside Elementary prides itself on its academic programs. Some programs include:
English Language:Our EL program supports students as they learn English through specialized instruction and materials. Children move through five levels of proficiency until they are fluent in English and are re-classified. English learners receive concentrated instruction in the use of the English language that is appropriate for their grade and English language proficiency level. A highly qualified teacher with advanced training in special strategies help students increase their English proficiency and learn academic subjects taught in English provides instruction.
Special Needs Services: Brookside under the direction of, and support from the district is committed to providing eligible students with disabilities a free and appropriate public education consistent with federal and state laws. Special Education support and services are provided under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004.
Speech:A Speech Pathologist provides services to identified students in grades Kindergarten through 5th grade. Services include, evaluation and screening; planning and implementations of services; reporting; and participation in IEP meetings.
Educational Management Team (EMT): This team consisting of parents, teachers, administrators and support staff meet to discuss student learning and achievement, and any factors that might affect the academic, social, emotional growth or physical health of students. It provides an opportunity to identify issues, brainstorm potential solutions and develop a plan to ensure that the identified student achieve his or her learning potential.