Amy Beverland School of Communications
Amy Beverland School of Communication offers a rigorous curriculum that is uniquely based on units of study in the area of communications. Students participate in multimedia as well as multimodal experiences in learning.
Children at Amy Beverland get hands-on experience in the world of broadcasting in the school’s state-of-the- art digital television studio. Students gain real-world experience by writing the scripts, operating the cameras, and anchoring the broadcasts. Students also learn to communicate through print, online communications, and video conferencing.
All grade levels utilize a Core Curriculum based on Indiana State Standards, taught in all Lawrence Township Schools. The Readers and Writers Workshop approach is used in Language Arts, Balanced Math, Science, Social Studies, and Social Skills & Community Building.
Amy Beverland is one of four elementary sites that house the district High Ability program. Students in the High Ability program are given learning opportunities and curriculum that address their need for more advanced and accelerated content. High Ability teachers provide many ways for students to use a variety of thinking skills and self-direction to allow for authentic learning at their level. Students are grouped by skills, abilities, and interests among a range of grade levels to ensure that they receive differentiated instruction.
Amy Beverland Excellence
- Identified as a Four Star School by the Indiana Department of Education
- Recognized as an “A” school by the Indiana Department of Education
- Active Parent Faculty Organization (PFO) and Dad’s Club
- Active philanthropy in the building raises dollars for area nonprofits, including the Lawrence Township Police & Fire Department, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, American Heart Association, Dayspring Center, and the Humane Society of Indianapolis
Adequate time is essential for a successful learning environment. Schedules are designed to ensure large blocks of uninterrupted instructional time. We believe in the concept of continuous improvement. Our staff is exceptional in accepting challenges and opportunities. We gather frequently to celebrate success and to brainstorm additional ways to assist children. We aggressively pursue professional development opportunities within our teaching teams and individually.
Amy Beverland Elementary is a school with a clearly defined mission, a collaborative team of teachers, a nurturing climate, and a commitment to the academic standards set forth by the State of Indiana.