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

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 Spring Lake Park Schools. Learn more about our SLP stories and voices and what makes us #SLPPPantherProud. 

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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.

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Park Terrace

At Park Terrace, our approach to personalized learning helps students discover their unique strengths, interests and needs as a learner and find joy in learning.

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Park Terrace Principal Mona Perkins smiling

Principal

Our kids are from all over the world, and so we have this amazing blend of all these different ethnicities where we have this opportunity to really celebrate these differences and then it makes us so much stronger.

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PT, Teacher

With Learner Profiles, I’m getting students to think about – what do you want to be? What is a dream? What do you like? What is a challenge? We have the conversation one-to-one so they’re really telling me about themselves, which is important to understand each child individually.

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