Walt Disney Elementary School opened in 1972 to serve the western sector of the corporation. The school was one of the first open-space elementaries in the area and has since been remodeled to provide a more enclosed environment. The grounds feature soccer fields, basketball courts, and several playgrounds.
Grades kindergarten through fifth
Enrollment in 2014-2015: 448
Resource teachers: 2
Teacher Aides: 6
Educational Assistants: 12
ENL Staff: 2
Walt Disney Elementary serves students from kindergarten through fifth grade. The curriculum is integrated in a developmentally appropriate manner to enhance student learning. Instruction is differentiated at all grade levels.
Walt Disney Elementary provides an inclusive environment for students with special needs. Support services are provided both in the general education classroom and in the resource room for students with a variety of exceptionalities.
A Speech and Language Specialist provides services for students with communication disorders.
Students receive instruction from specialists in the areas of general music and health/fitness.
Each class visits the IMC (Instructional Media Center/Library) on a weekly basis and students are encouraged to borrow books for recreational and informational reading.
Each class also visits the computer lab at least once a week for structured lessons using software programs that provide for skill remediation, skill development, skill practice, and/or enrichment.
Family Resource Specialists are available to assist families in a variety of ways to ensure student success in the school environment.