IXL Case Study Focus School; Burlington County Law Day Contest 1st Grade Winner and 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Grade Honorable Mentions
|White|| 4% |
|Black|| 82% |
|Asian|| 1% |
|Hispanic|| 12% |
|American Indian or Native Alaskan|| 0% |
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander|| 1% |
|Multiracial|| 1% |
|Female|| 48.0% |
|Male|| 52.0% |
|Economically disadvantaged students|| 22% |
|Students with disabilities|| 21% |
|English learners|| 0% |
|Homeless students|| 2% |
|Students in foster care|| 1% |
|Military-connected students|| 1% |
|Migrant students|| 0% |
|Grade||Percent of total students||Students|
|1st Grade|| 25% ||77|
|2nd Grade|| 25% ||75|
|3rd Grade|| 23% ||68|
|4th Grade|| 27% ||81|
|Incidents per year|
|Harassment, intimidation, and bullying||3|
|Days absent||Percent of students|
|0 days|| 7% |
|1 to 5 days|| 40% |
|6 to 10 days|| 24% |
|11 to 15 days|| 16% |
|Over 15 days|| 13% |
|English|| 97.7% |
|Spanish|| 1.7% |
|Other|| 0.7% |
Learn more about Twin Hills Elementary School.
Motto is "Students Today; Leaders Tomorrow!"
Twin Hills Elementary implements the following instructional & curriculum programs: Balanced Literacy (Daily 5), including WriterÃ¢ÂÂs and ReaderÃ¢ÂÂs Workshop; and Eureka Math, and IXLÃ¢ÂÂs instructional support resources (ELA & Math). Science curriculum is implemented based on the Next Generation Science Standards.
Twin Hills offers a variety of enriching activities that promote community service, leadership, creativity, self-esteem and expression, and character development. Some of the programs offered include: Computer Club, Student Safety Patrol, Student Council, National Elementary Honor Society, Theater Arts, Music, and Art.
The Before/After School Program, sponsored by the Willingboro Board of Education, is designed to provide a safe and caring environment for elementary students whose parents work. The program is run under the supervision of the Director of Before and After School Program. Twin Hills has a staff who serves 66 children ages 4-10 years old.
Twin Hills staff participates in District sponsored Professional Development Activities. In addition, staff participates as part of grade level Professional Learning Research Communities (PLC). Monthly PLC presentations focus on research-based best practices and instructional initiatives derived to promote high-quality learning experiences.
Twin Hills utilizes Restorative Practices to support positive school culture. In addition, Twin Hills successfully implements the Star Student Program, which is designed to promote students' academic efforts and behavioral choices. Twin Hills also believes in early intervention as a means of minimizing the number of Tier 2 and 3 students. All students are supported academically through year long before and after school tutoring, supplemental enrichment periods, and intervention supports (e.g.. IXL and Reading A to Z). Students participate in monthly leadership seminars, which compliments the Mentor Program.
The school nurse leads a PLC research and presentation for staff to support the health and wellness of school stakeholders. She also spearheaded the Dental health initiatives and assist school clubs with Leukemia and Lymphoma Societies fundraising.
Parents are welcomed participants of our Title 1 Team. The PTA sponsors fundraisers to support academic initiatives for students (i.e., semi- annual book fairs, field trips, and the purchase of library materials). Parents are kept abreast of school activities in the monthly school newsletter and website updates. The PTA also facilitates annual Literacy Night during Read Across America month.
The building was constructed in 1971 and measures 51,305 sq. ft; In 2011 Renovation to windows, HVAC, boiler replacement, toilet rooms, interior doors, air conditioning of main office and multi-purpose room. All classrooms, instructional rooms, and common areas have air-conditioning. The school's facilities includes, Library, Computer Lab, Multi-purpose Room, Music Room, Science Lab and Playground Area
NJ Dept. of Education ranked Twin Hills in the 91st percentile in the state and 6th amongst all Burlington County Schools. Daily Instructional Schedule is as follows: Primary Grades: English Language Arts (120 min.); Daily 5/Balanced Literacy; WriterÃ¢ÂÂs and Reader's Workshop; Mathematics (90 min.); Science/Social Students (45 min), and supplemental Intervention & Enrichment.