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VISION

To create a model academic institution that prepares students to be socially responsible, well-rounded leaders who can compete at any level and in any setting

At-A-Glance

(2005-2006)

The Mitchellville School (TMS) , a new independent, private school, is located at Christ Community Church, 1925 Mitchellville Road, in Bowie, MD. TMS is accepting enrollment applications for the 2005-2006 school year.

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Instructional Program Key Features :

Maryland State Department Certificate of Approval

Small Class Sizes (Maximum = up to 16)

Integrated, Challenging Studies & Personalized Learning

Emphasis on Mathematics, Science, & Technology

Year-Round Program with Spanish, Art and Music Instruction

Uniforms Required

Instrumental music and band instruction(e.g., piano, violin) & Chess(Optional Services)

Guiding Principles :

These Principles are the foundation of TMS .   They include providing a safe learning environment and nurturing the social, emotional, and moral development of all children.   Additionally, our students are required to “live” The Mitchellville School Creed , which emphasizes character development (i.e., responsibility, honesty, and respect). ( Click here to download our Guiding Principles in Microsoft Word)

Program Overview/Curriculum:

Our curriculum is available for review. (2004-2005 Curriculum) (2005-2006 Curriculum)

Grades, Teacher/Student Ratios & Staffing :

Grades K-6. One (1) grade added per year.

Traditional and multi-age classes with up to 16 students in each classroom.

Proposed maximum student population = 52

Proposed Full-time Faculty: One (1) Principal, five (5) Teachers, and one (1) School Secretary.

Proposed Part-time Faculty: Physical Education, Music and Art

School Calendar & Hours:

Year-Round Program (Beginning August 2005–June 2006, 184 Days). Three (3) five (5) day intersessions scheduled and an optional July 2006 summer camp may be offered. School Day - 8:15 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. Extended Day School (EDS), 7:00 a.m.- 8:15 a.m. & 3:15 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. Intersession & Intersession EDS hours will be the same as above. (2004 Calendar) (2005-2006 Calendar)

Extended Day School (EDS) - 7:00 a.m.- 8:15 a.m. & 3:15 p.m.- 6:30 p.m.

Intersession & Intersession EDS hours will be the same as above.

Admissions Process:

The process involves parent interview, records review & student testing & observation. We seek students who demonstrate the interest and motivation to excel in a program offering challenging academic studies, as well as appropriate social skills. We also seek parents who will maintain involvement in the development and life of our school. Parents are required to volunteer at least 20 hours/year and to join the Parent-Teacher Association. (Click here to download the application packet in Microsoft Word)

Tuition & Fees:

Application/Registration Fee

$ 50   (Nonrefundable)

Testing Fee

$ 100 (Nonrefundable)

Fees
(Textbooks, supplies, equipment/technology)

$ 250 (Due Annually)

EDS & Intersession EDS
(Before School & After School Services – Parent Choice; Sibling Discount = Pay $1 for additional child/hour; Late Fees = $2/minute)

$ 3/Hour

Tuition
($500 nonrefundable deposit due with contract; $726.18/mo. over 11months; Sibling Discounts - 10%)

$ 8488

Intersession Program

$Varies(Plus any activity fees)

Optional Services (for additional, nominal fees): Instrumental Music (onsite through the Mitchellville Community School of the Arts), and July Camp.

The Mitchellville School will admit students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.  It will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

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