Welcome to Owatin Creek Elementary School

 

Owatin Creek Elementary School


Owatin Creek Elementary School’s enrollment is approximately 620 students in kindergarten through fourth grade.  Our K-4 building is the largest of the three K-4 elementary schools in the Exeter Township School District. The K-4 structure has enabled us to participate in many enjoyable and creative primary learning activities. Our students, staff, parents and community members have positively collaborated to consistently maintain and further develop our wonderful elementary school.

Members of our professional learning community have helped create a safe and secure school environment where there are high academic, social, and behavioral expectations.  Owatin Creek Elementary has the following classes and support programs to assist our students in achieving to the best of their abilities:

2 Half day Kindergartens
3 Full day Kindergartens
5 First Grade Classrooms
5 Second grade Classrooms
1 Multi-age Classroom of First and Second Grade
5 Third Grade Classrooms
6 Fourth Grade Classrooms
1 Primary Learning Support Classroom
1 Intermediate Learning Support Classroom
1 Itinerant Learning Support Classroom
ESL Program
             
Our school operates on a six day cycle which affords students the opportunity to participate in Art, Music, Physical Education, Library or Computer Lab each day.  We also provide for individual student needs through our Guidance Counselor, Intervention Specialist, Challenge Teacher, Reading Specialist, Physical Therapists, ESL Teachers, Speech Therapist, and Itinerant Learning Support Teacher. Classroom teachers also have instructional aides available to support classroom instruction primarily for language arts and math. Additionally, we have district volunteers and APT Homeroom Helpers to help with special projects throughout the school year.

Some of the school activities have included the holiday sing-a-long, raising money for the benefit of Exeter Township Community Library, “Alex’s Lemonade Stand”, "Readers Win", and “Curl Up with a Good Book” for Dr. Seuss’s birthday. The spring musical showcases the aspiring talents of third and fourth graders involved with strings and recorders. The Art Show in May enables all parents to see a wide variety of top-notch art work. Additionally, there are multiple opportunities for field trips, assemblies and special events sponsored by our Association for Parents and Teachers.   In addition to the annual Halloween Parade and special parties, the APT organizes and supports events such as Fall Fun Day, “Gingerbread Craft Night”, a Reading Phillies game, and Field Day.