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Fifth Grade holds Future Leaders!

Welcome to Fifth Grade!

Fifth grade signifies a critical stage in a child's academic and personal development, laying the groundwork for their transition to middle school and beyond. In this pivotal year, students deepen their understanding of core subjects such as mathematics, language arts, science, and social studies, while also honing critical thinking, analytical reasoning, and problem-solving skills.

Fifth graders engage in more advanced reading comprehension tasks, literary analysis, and expository writing, preparing them for the rigors of middle school academics. They tackle complex mathematical concepts like algebraic thinking, data analysis, and geometric principles, fostering a deeper mathematical fluency and problem-solving ability.

Moreover, fifth grade encourages inquiry-based learning in science, where students explore scientific processes, conduct experiments, and analyze data to develop a deeper understanding of the natural world. Socially, fifth graders further develop their communication skills, empathy, and collaboration as they navigate group projects, discussions, and extracurricular activities.

Overall, fifth grade plays a pivotal role in preparing students academically, emotionally, and socially for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in their educational journey.

As a fifth grade team, we believe that each child is a unique individual who needs a secure, caring, and stimulating atmosphere to grow and mature emotionally, intellectually, and socially. It is our desire, as educators, to help students meet their fullest potential in these areas by providing a safe environment, supporting risk-taking, and inviting the sharing of ideas.

We look forward to this school year’s adventures!


5th Grade teachers.

Fifth Grade Teachers

Jennifer Farr

Emily Hartwick