Welcome to Berkeley Terrace Elementary School where students “Dare to D.R.E.A.M” and become Dedicated, Responsible, Educated, Ambitious, and Motivated scholars.
The mission of Berkeley Terrace Elementary School is to inspire and instruct all students to think critically, creatively, and responsibly, to embrace diversity, and to pursue their dreams with purpose. Our vision is to promote social-emotional development and academic achievements building our school community one student at a time. We believe that every student has the potential to succeed and it is our responsibility to equip them with the necessary tools and resources to achieve their goals. We are committed to creating a safe and supportive learning environment that fosters growth, creativity, and innovation. We strive to empower our students to become lifelong learners who are confident, compassionate, and responsible members of society.
At Berkeley Terrace Elementary School, we offer an eight-period schedule that includes Math, English Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, and Physical Education. In addition to these core subjects, we also provide opportunities for students to explore World Language, Music and Visual Arts. Chromebooks are available to all students and our classrooms are equipped with Smart Boards to enhance the learning experience. We will work hard to ensure that every student has a positive experience here at Berkeley Terrace Elementary School. Daily attendance is essential for students to meet their academic goals, we are counting on your assistance in ensuring that students attend school daily and report to class on time. For the 2023-2024 school year, we will focus our attention on social-emotional learning, close reading, writing as a process, algebraic thinking, numbers/operations, and small group instruction using effective learning stations within all classrooms.
Berkeley Terrace Elementary School has a diverse population of approximately 450 students. We endeavor to partner with our parents and community to build an ever-stronger village that will support the needs of each learner and challenge each student to learn and grow at his/her own optimal rate. Parental involvement is essential for the success of our academic program. Thanks to the hard work and dedication of our staff, and your enduring support, Berkeley Terrace Elementary School will continue to be a beacon of light in this fine community. We are proud of our students’ achievements and look forward to a spectacular and productive school year.
I am privileged and honored to serve as the Acting Principal at Berkeley Terrace Elementary School for the 2023-2024 school year. I am committed to leading the school community as a collective team striving towards excellence and greatness.
Ms. Shakeena Hill
Ms. Rose Gordon
Principal on Special Assignment