Welcome to Adel Elementary! Our school is located on the northwest side of Adel. Adel Elementary is one of five schools in the ADM School District, serving students in preschool through first grade. We educate approximately 400 students and are committed to low class sizes, which typically run 19-21 students per classroom. In addition to the general education staff, we also support our school community with services in the areas of Extended Learning Program, Special Education, Title One Reading, English as a Second Language, School Counseling, Music, Physical Education, Art, and Library. We are grateful to have a Statewide Voluntary Preschool Program serving four year old students. This is a unique program, which integrates children who have special needs with other students in their age range.
Adel Elementary teachers focus on early childhood education practices across content areas. Each staff member exemplifies the characteristics of a lifelong learner and engages in on-going professional development, specifically in the areas of literacy and mathematics, to ensure high levels of instruction for all students.
Grade level teams have identified power standards in each content area that include the most essential learning standards for the grade level. These standards do not represent all that is taught but support the most essential learning that students need to reach high levels of learning. Parent communication about student development is important and reported with frequency.
At Adel Elementary, we strive to instill a desire for life-long learning in our students while engaging in a challenging and supportive environment. The collaboration with families to support growth of students in both academic and social areas is essential to student success. We appreciate our families becoming involved with our WatchD.O.G.S. program, attending events at school, joining their child for lunch, volunteering in the classroom or attending field trips. We are fortunate to be the starting point for each child’s educational career and look forward to working with your child each day at school!