Barnesville Elementary School has achieved academic success through clear goals, sound basic education, management of academic performance, an orderly and safe learning environment, and high expectations for students and staff. This success has been demonstrated by being recognized as a State Superintendent’s School of Promise for gains made in reading and math during the 2006-2007 and 2008-2009 school years. The school has also received an “Excellent” rating on the Local Report Card for the 2006-2007 school year, an “Effective” rating for the 2007-2008 school year, and an “Excellent” rating for the 2008-2009 school year. For the 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 school years, the elementary school has been designated “Excellent with Distinction” on the Local Report Card.
Barnesville Elementary School houses students in grades preschool through grade 4 with approximately 525 students. Classrooms are self-contained; however, students in grades 3 & 4 have the opportunity to change classes for certain subjects. Music, Gym, Art, and Library are offered as well as Fast ForWord and Title Services to satisfy the needs of at-risk students in reading. The elementary school utilizes DIBELS (Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills) as a screener to determine student acquisition of reading elements such as sounds, fluency, and comprehension.
Barnesville Preschool operates daily with two ½ day sessions. The morning session runs from 8:15 – 11:00 and the afternoon session runs from 12:00 – 2:45. Eligible students must be 3 or 4 years of age. The preschool operates a combined classroom of Early Childhood Education students and Preschool Special Education students.
Barnesville Elementary School offers after-school tutoring to students in grades K-4 starting October 1 and ending April 30. Students in grades 1-4 are provided tutoring services Monday – Thursday, from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. and kindergarten students on Tuesdays and Thursdays only. A snack is offered to all tutoring students.
The 2011-2012 PTO President is Casey VanHorn. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Elementary school hours are 8:10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. For questions, please call 740-425-3639.
Barnesville Elementary School
210 West Church St.
Barnesville, Ohio 43713