• Academic Framework 

    Sgt. Jose F. Carrasco Elementary opened its doors to scholars from around the world August 2018.  To support our students, The 5 endorsements under House Bill 5, pathways to college transition, will be supported utilizing Project-Based Learning (PBL), Technology-Based Learning and College and Career-Ready Skills.  The Fundamental 5 is a framework for success, a set of best practices, which support these pathways.  Our educators will use the Fundamental 5 daily to guide students towards success academically, socially and emotionally.  Utilizing the Fundamental 5 as the overarching framework, the structures, programs and plans that will be infused into our everyday academic, social and emotional learning environment over time are as follows:

    • House Bill 5 Endorsements
    • Project-Based Learning
    • Technology-Based Learning
    • AVID (Advanced Via Individual Determination)
    • Balanced Literacy
    • Guided Math
    • 4 Cs: Collaboration, Communication, Critical Thinking, Creativity
    • School-wide SMART Academies (before, during and after school)
    • Johnny Can Spell
    • Gifted and Talented
    • Bilignual Early Exit Transition
    • PBIS (Positive Behavior Interventions and Support) through SEL (Social and Emotional Learning)
    • Kagan