The ANN JERKINS-HARRIS ACADEMY OF EXCELLENCE (formerly the Academy of Educational Excellence) is located on a site that is visually pleasing and reflects our mission, our values, and our school culture.
The campus serves as gathering space where parents and community members can share in the richness of our school culture.
AEE students enjoy coming to school and spending the day in classroom and activities that will maximize opportunities for learning.
Students are holistically supported to meet or exceed grade level benchmark goals. The academic program offers a solid presentation of the core content areas with a rich diversity in extracurricular offerings.
The school is well staffed to meet our mission and goals, with educational leaders, teachers, para-professionals and support specialists that share in the AEE mission.
Collaboration between staff and other resource people provide both structure and opportunity for continuous improvement and organizational growth.
At The ANN JERKINS-HARRIS ACADEMY OF EXCELLENCE
(formerly the Academy of Educational Excellence),
A supportive and stimulating environment that nurtures the whole child.
Empathy, compassion, and respect for cultural and ecological diversity.
A lifelong love and commitment for learning.
The mission of the ANN JERKINS-HARRIS ACADEMY OF EXCELLENCE (formerly the Academy of Educational Excellence) is to develop the whole child, allowing them to achieve their full academic potential, while preparing them for global leadership. This will be accomplished through rigorous mastery-focused curriculum including foreign languages, technology, enthusiastic teaching staff, and a caring involved community.
At the ANN JERKINS-HARRIS ACADEMY OF EXCELLENCE (formerly the Academy of Educational Excellence), we are proud to provide our students with the opportunity to learn alongside a diverse group of children and families who reflect the racial, cultural and socio-economic diversity of communities surrounding our school. Our standards-based program provides an academically challenging, creative and emotional supportive environment for our students and is designed to continually expands student’s knowledge and understanding of concepts, ideas and information. Our differentiated teaching-learning approach is the cornerstone of our instructional delivery at our school. We offer our students the strategies for gathering information, a classroom climate of shared inquiry, and hands-on experiences making use of a variety of materials. Teachers design projects to promote collaboration between students, connect concepts between curricular areas, and anchor state standards in meaningful contexts like those students will experience in their lives beyond the classroom. Projects will be shared with our community in performances, simulations, art shows, and displays as we celebrate together the continuing joy of lifelong learning.
The ANN JERKINS-HARRIS ACADEMY OF EXCELLENCE (formerly the Academy of Educational Excellence) is designed for families who are seeking innovation in education. Through our Personalized Learning Model, students participate in enrichment classes in the core subject areas of language arts, math, social studies and science. We offer a wide range of programs plus onsite intervention and enrichment curricula, including technological resources. The school provides high-quality and state adopted curricula.