Academics

Back Elementary is truly a place of magic, happiness, passion and dedication to teaching and learning. It is our hope that each child that walks through our doors has the opportunity to reach their full potential in a positive, nurturing, and engaging learning environment.

Field trips

Students standing in a group for a picture on a field trip.

Field trips enhance student learning by developing critical thinking skills, improving student knowledge about a subject, and teaching tolerance and love of different cultures and history.

PreK-5th grades participate in 2 field trips each year. 

 

Technology in the classroom and beyond

students working at computers

Back Elementary features 2 computer labs with over 60 computers. Each grade level has iPads for use in special projects and each classroom has desktop computers available for research, AR testing and educational software.

University Interscholastic League (UIL)

UIL A+ Academics includes 20 different events for grades 2-5. These events span the curriculum - they are designed to complement and expand upon what students learn in the classroom, both through learning specific subject knowledge, and through learning skills that are valuable in many disciplines. Students choose from categories like Storytelling, Creative Writing and Number Sense. Students must have a signed permission form from their parents, be available for tryouts and participate in practice sessions.

Online resources

Skyward Key

Skyward is our student information system.  Use Skyward Family Access to find student grades, attendance and more.

 

Dimension U logo

DimensionU consists of four engaging and interactive multiplayer video games that focus on core skills in math and literacy. Each game is designed with unique features that bring out distinct academic and strategic skills in students.

Khan academy logo

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.

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Our middle and high school students collaborate with parents, teachers and school counselors to create a personalized college & career plan with Naviance.