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Facts & Figures

Soaring Eagles opened in 2003 with 250 students. We are happy to report that we now serve 600 students. Since opening, we have earned multiple awards including:

•    2020 - National ESEA Distinguished School Award
•    2018 - Best of the Springs
•    2018 - 2020 - High Flyers Award, CDE
•    2017 - Best of the Springs
•    2017 - John Irwin Award
•    2017 - High Achiever’s Award, CDE
•    2016 - Best of the Springs
•    2016 - John Irwin Award
•    2016 - National Blue Ribbon Award
•    2014 - High Achiever’s Award, CDE
•    2011 - National Title I School
•    2010 - Milken Award – Mrs. Oellig
•    2009 - National Blue Ribbon Award

Highly Qualified Licensed Teachers 

  • K-6 teachers
  • Instructional Coach
  • Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education (CLDE) Teacher
  • Special Education Teachers
  • School Counselors
  • Military & Family Life Counselor
  • Social Worker
  • Art
  • Music
  • PE
  • Athletic Director

10 Dedicated Paraprofessionals, including 2 Distinguished

  • 1 Library Tech
  • 9 Instructional Paraprofessionals

Student Population by Race/Ethnicity and Gender

  • Hispanic - 46%
  • Asian - 4%
  • Black or African American - 11%
  • White - 27%
  • Two or more races - 10%
  • Hawaiian or Pacific Islander - 2%
  • Male - 47%
  • Female - 53%
Soaring Eagles Kids in Classroom
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Before and After School Clubs and Activities 

  • French Club - Learn how to speak French 
  • Chess - Learn how to play the strategic game of chess. We have the largest 3-5th grade chess program in the district.
  • Art - Learn more about how to create great works of art.
  • Battle of the Books - Read great books and compete in a district-wide tournament at the end of the year.
  • Girls on the Run - for girls in 3-5th grades - promotes individual achievement and self-confidence
  • Intramurals such as basketball, field hockey, football, cross country, kickball, volleyball, and soccer are offered to third through fifth-grade students.
  •  Student Leadership Opportunities 

2023-2024 School Culture Survey Highlights

Positives

90% of students believe that adults at Soaring Eagles care about them.

96% of families believe that Soaring Eagles provides a caring environment for their students.

96% of Soaring Eagles staff believe that they work well with one another.

Improvement Opportunities

  • 36% of students don't believe most students try to work out their disagreements with other students by talking to them.
  • 19% of families believe that their students don't feel safe telling an adult at school about being bullied.
  • 52% of staff members believe that students threaten and/or bully each other at Soaring Eagles.

Next Steps

  • Utilize our established Behavior Committee to develop scenarios for students to role play during SEL/Counseling Lessons that help them practice peer mediation.
  • Utilize our established Behavior Team to continue educating our community on Bully vs. Teasing and identify clear avenues for making a report.
  • Utilize our established Behavior Committee to determine areas of need (grade levels/location) and develop an action plan to address needs.