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Baranoff Elementary School

Baranoff Elementary School
12009 Buckingham Gate
Austin, TX 78748
Phone Number: 512 841-7100
Fax: 512 841-7104
Linda Purvis
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Campus Facts
Blue Ribbon School: No
Date Built: 1998
Grades: K-5
Academy: No
Day Care:
After School Care: YMCA
Mascot: Buffalo
School Colors: khaki and Navy Blue

Mission Statement

School Motto: Trailblazers of the Future

The mission of Timy Baranoff Elementary School is to develop productive, socially responsible, life-long learners within a safe and nurturing environment by providing challenges that foster excellence.

School Goals

Baranoff Students will surpass state and local standards of academic achievement to maintain exemplary campus standards.
Baranoff students will demonstrate responsible citizenship reflective of a safe, community oriented, school climate.

Major Programs and Initiatives

Complete aligned, TEKS-based, annual work plans K-5
Implement hands-on science units at all grade levels
Continue 100% staff and parent membership in PTA
Maintain full implementation of ACME (Investigations) Math in grades K-5
Continue flexible grouping for gifted and talented and special needs students
Continue use of cooperative learning as an instructional strategy
Implement and expand extended-day activities such as Choir, volleyball, and Art Enrichment
Continue fall and spring parent/student/teacher goal-setting and evaluation conferences
Continue staff Common Bonds training
Continue staff Principles of Learning training with focus on: 1-Clear expectations and 2-Accountable talk
Maintain the Baranoff web site
Provide family focus Parent workshops - Math and Science as well as TAKS Parent Nights
Provide monthly schoolwide parent newsletters/calendars
Continue Peer Assistance League (PAL) partnership with Bowie High School
Continue Partner Tutoring and Mentor programs
Continue training and implementation of MARE units
Intel Master Teacher/Technology Training for teachers
Apple Distingushed Educator/Technology Assistance for teachers
Safety Patrol, Student Council, and Peer Mediation
Literacy Library/ Balanced Literacy
Development of Grant Proposals