Our Mission Sttement
The Audubon Elementary family will provide all students appropriate and challenging instruction to inspire and create life-long learners and productive citizens.
The Audubon family will create a safe and caring school by working together with the community to ensure all children will achieve individual success in academics and personal connections.
Audubon Elementary School is known for being an excellent school that is user-friendly.
It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Audubon has been twice nationally awarded for Drug Prevention Education Excellence, one of only five schools in America to be so recognized. In 1998-99 school year it was one of eight schools selected to represent Louisiana in the U.S. Department of Education’s Blue Ribbon School Recognition Program in Washington D.C.
Audubon’s programs are children centered and meet their needs to the highest level. The five R’s – Reading, Riting, Rithmetic, Respect, and Responsibility – combine a strong academic and self-esteem program that benefits all learners.
It offers a program for the academically gifted students, as well as those who have talents in visual arts, drama, and music. It also has a special education program, speech/language therapy, a full-time Early Intervention Social Worker, Section 504 Disability and Act 1903 services. English as a Second Language (ESL) Program beginning with Pre-K started in the 2000- 2001 school year. A school nurse is scheduled on a weekly basis.
The many activities such as the annual talent show, a Family Literacy & Math Days, field day, book fairs, and field trips are instructional, as well as fun.
A focus on good health in the physical education program for all students concludes with field day. The annual field day, academic/social studies games, National Geographic Geography Bee, Academic games, Social Studies fair, and numerous contests challenge students both physically and academically. Smart Bodies (nutrition program) was presented to the students in the 06-07 school year.
Computers in every classroom with Internet access enhances the curriculum resources. There is a computer lab for grades K-3 and a laptop cart that is used by grades 4 and 5. Computers are also in the school library which has a full time librarian. Promethean Boards are used in many classrooms for teacher and student use.
Students experience service to others through the safety patrol, Hug Ambassadors, 4-H Club, food drives, and recycling. These activities provide authentic learning experiences. Fifth Grade Hug Ambassadors also work as peer mediators with all grade levels.
The highly trained professional staff at Audubon is in partnership with the University of New Orleans, to train intern teachers for the future. A partnership with Jr Achievement and Bonnabel High School’s Teaching Academy assist teachers throughout the year.
Special programs include:
- i-Ready Reading and Math software
- Gifted/Talented Programs (music, visual arts, drama)
- Tutoring in Third – Fifth Grades
- LAP Program
- Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Accreditated
- Mentor Teachers (1)
- Full Time Librarian
- Full Time Early Intervention Social Worker/Intern Social Worker
- Before and After School Child Care/ Summer Camp
- D.A.R.E. Program
- Kenner Police Department Educational/Prevention Programs