The educational focus at Paterson School District is to help students to learn, to grow and to succeed. Every effort is made to provide instruction that is based on the individual needs of the students attending school in this K-8 rural setting. A variety of assessment strategies are used to diagnose needs, plan instructional strategies and document student success. In keeping with the district’s focus and with the Washington State Essential Learning Requirements, instruction is designed to help move students forward in their efforts to . . .
- Read with comprehension, write with skill, and communicate effectively and responsibly in a variety of ways and settings.
- Know and apply the core concepts and principles of mathematics; social, physical and life sciences; civics and history; geography; arts; and health and fitness.
- Think analytically, logically, and creatively, and to integrate experience and knowledge to form reasoned judgements and solve problems.
- Understand the importance of work and how performance, effort, and decisions directly affect career and educational opportunities.