Pinecrest Academy Nevada

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Basic Information

Address: 1360 S. Boulder Hwy Henderson, NV
County: Clark
District: Charter
Phone Number: 702-749-3500
Fax Number: 702-749-9995
Principal: Dr. Carrie Buck

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Pinecrest Academy Nevada
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Additional Information

School Type: Charter
Grade Level: K-5, 6-8
School Schedule (Hours in Day): 8:00 - 3:00
School Days in Calendar Year: 180
School Colors: Red, White, Navy Blue
School Mascot: P.A.N. Patriot
School Size: 965
Classroom Size: 26
Classroom Teachers: 35
Student/Teacher Ratio: 26:1
Camp Programs: Yes
After School Programs: Yes
Computer Capabilities:

Blended Learning Model

School Clubs:


Uniform Guidelines:

Pinecrest Academy of Nevada will be following a policy of standard student attire. By wearing school uniforms, students will become part of a team. It is this team effort and sense of belonging that will help students experience a greater sense of identify and promote academic excellence.

Mission Statement:

Pinecrest Academy of Nevada will provide a safe and nurturing educational environment that maximizes student achievement and fosters respect for all.

Pinecrest Academy will utilize ongoing assessments, engaging activities, the creation of a strong community environment and regular parent involvement to achieve student success.

In this manner, Pinecrest Academy will assist all students to become equally successful as lifelong learners and responsible citizens.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

The School's educational program is modeled after specific innovative learning methods and strategies that have proven successful in raising student learning and achievement. These include but are not limited to:

A standards-based curriculum based on Common Core Standards for Learning

A thematic approach to integrate core areas of study such as mathematics, reading, language arts, writing, science, and social studies.

Appropriate assessments for learning (screening, progress monitoring, and diagnostic)

Data-driven high-quality differentiated instruction

Supplemental programs for student advancement and remediation

Support for teachers and ongoing professional development for advancing technology and other 21st century resources

Research-based instructional practices (i.e., Marzano's High Yield Teaching Strategies and Coalition of Essential School's Principles)

Weekly grade level and monthly staff meetings and ongoing professional development workshops

Tutoring for remediation and acceleration

Targeted interventions for struggling readers and students performing below grade level.

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