Who We Are

High expectations.
High achievement for all.
No excuses.

Welcome to Park Terrace Elementary School in Spring Lake Park! We are one of three elementary schools serving Spring Lake Park Schools' students in grades preK-4.

Innovative and Personalized Learning

Each student at Park Terrace Elementary School is known by name, strength, interest and need, leading to personalized student work and learning experiences.

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Focus on Literacy

All elementary students in Spring Lake Park Schools spend 120 minutes each day on reading instruction with 60 minutes in smaller groups focused on specific student needs.

STEM and Real-world Learning

We continue to expand our STEM learning for each student in Spring Lake Park Schools. We are redesigning traditional learning experiences and transforming our classrooms to help our students become creators, designers, inventors, thinkers and leaders.

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Career and College Readiness and 12 x 12

We are collectively committed to designing engaging learning experiences that lead to each student earning 12 college credits by the end of 12th grade.

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Low Class Sizes

One of our top priorities is to maintain low class sizes. Our class sizes at elementary grade levels are among the lowest in the metro area and among neighboring districts.

State of the Art Facilities

Many portions of Park Terrace have been redesigned to provide flexible learning environments that allow teachers to meet the varied needs and interests of students.

Panther Pride

Amazing things are happening every day at Park Terrace Elementary School – learn more about our Park Terrace stories and voices.

Why I’m #SLPPantherProud

Hear from our staff, students and community about the amazing things that are happening in Spring Lake Park Schools every day.

Brenna Edman with her students

English Learner Academic Specialist, Park Terrace

Every single student I work with makes me #SLPPantherProud! Their passions, perseverance and authenticity are infectious. I am proud to be one of their teachers!

Kim Fehringer smiling

Principal, Park Terrace

We work really hard to create an environment where students and families feel that sense of value and belonging.

Yesica Garay Muñoz

Parent, Park Terrace

Park Terrace is a wonderful place. I love that when you come in its so welcoming.

Sam Miller teaching his students

Academic Specialist, Park Terrace

I personalize learning by knowing each of my students by name, strength, interest and need. 

Parent Tim Tarnowski

Parent, Park Terrace

Teachers are flexible with learning. I see kids at different levels of learning really getting the attention that they need. 


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