FRIENDSHIP ELEMENTARY ADVANCED SCHOLARS’ PROGRAM (A. S. P.)
Hall County Schools
Dr. Tracie Brack, Principal
Every Student Succeeds
Friendship Elementary School offers the Advanced Scholars program (ASP). This program is designed for advanced students and provides a rigorous environment that promotes problem solving, cooperation, inquiry, critical thinking, and creativity. The ASP program also includes project based learning that incorporates both 21st Century Skills and Georgia Performance Standards.
Enrollment is based on a set of eligibility requirements to ensure that the students can be as successful as possible. ASP classes are available in grades K-5 and students apply each year in order to continue in the program.
- Who: Friendship Advanced Scholars’ Program Grades K-5
- Where: Friendship Elementary School, Hall County, Buford, GA
- When: Started school year 2013-2014
- Why: Ensure Every Student Succeeds within a rigorous environment
- What: The ASP is an accelerated program targeted toward the top 25% of Friendship Elementary first through fifth grade students. Students learn the curriculum through project based activities and self discovery.
- How: Checklists are used to identify the top 25% of the students in the grade level. Students are rated on Academic Achievement, Motivation, Maturity, and Teacher Recommendation.
- Develop a high-powered academic program for children who are ready to achieve more
- Reduce the range of academic readiness in each classroom so teachers can more effectively meet the needs of all children
- Create a cutting-edge innovative program
- ASP Committee Chair: Nicole Hill
|1st Grade||Sharon Nagel|
|2nd Grade||Christy Giles|
|3rd Grade||Marie Merck|
|4th Grade||Jane Coley|
|5th Grade||Brian Johnston|