Welcome to Wingate Elementary!
The Wingate Elementary School is the largest of the four elementary schools in the Bald Eagle Area School District and currently houses approximately 364 regular education and special needs students. The program includes three full-day Kindergarten classes. Each grade level in grades one through five is comprised of three classrooms. There are also four learning support classrooms.
A comprehensive curricular program for students at Wingate encompasses the Pennsylvania Standards for Reading, Writing, and Mathematics, in addition to Social Studies, Science and Health. Itinerant teachers specialize in Art, Music and Physical Education. The students attend these classes for 45 minutes each per six day cycle. Instrumental lessons are available for students in grades four and five. The Wingate library has more than 17,000 titles, periodicals, and reference materials. A librarian provides instruction to the students on the use of the library. The Scholastic Reading Counts program is coordinated though the library system.
A gifted educational program are offered for those students who meet the criteria established by the school district and the state. An itinerant teacher of the gifted students works in small groups and individually with students both in and out of the regular classroom.
The Wingate School benefits from strong community involvement. An active PTA organization provides a variety of services for students and teachers and supports the overall educational programs at Wingate. Local community organizations use the school facilities after school to sponsor various activities that involve the elementary children.
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