Our School CommunityOur school currently has an enrolment of 161 students and offers grades Kindergarten through Grade Six. The average class size is about 22 students and 25 per cent of our student population is receiving special services support. Our school serves the Trinity Bay communities of Heart’s Desire, Heart’s Delight- Islington, Cavendish, Whiteway, Green’s Harbour and Hopeall. Most students are bused to school.
Acreman Elementary has a total of 10 full-time staff, 2 part-time staff members (1 teacher is shared with another school and we have a .90 of an educational unit). Our guidance counselor also serves as an IRT person on staff and at our school 100% of her time serving in these two capacities. In addition to staff based at school, we have itinerant services for speech-language pathology and education psychology. Full time secretarial and custodial support services are provided.
Our school offers the entire provincially prescribed curriculums in Kindergarten through Grade 6 with the exception of French in Kindergarten and Grade one. We have enhanced our Physical Education program by providing a daily lunch time intramurals for both primary and elementary. There is an emphasis on enhancing the music program also. We have one primary and one elementary choir class every week and we have a school band comprised of elementary students who have practices twice a week during lunch time.