WELCOME TO RAMSEY MAGNET SCHOOL OF SCIENCE.
WHERE WE EMPOWER STUDENTS TO INQUIRE, DISCOVER, AND ACHIEVE!
Applications for 2023-2024
Applications will soon be accepted for the 2023-24 school year at Ramsey Magnet School of Science. The first Open Application Window is for any incoming kindergarten – 5th-grade students not currently enrolled at Ramsey. This application window runs from March 1, 2023, to April 14, 2023. Please note: Even if you live in the Ramsey attendance zone, enrollment is not guaranteed unless you are currently enrolled at Ramsey. Be sure to fill out an application in the earliest “Window” possible to increase your child’s chances of securing a spot.
Applications may be picked up at the Ramsey office starting March 1 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at 1351 Kathleen Ave. OR you may download one from our website. To be considered during this first application window, please return your completed application to the Ramsey office by April 14, 2023, at 4:00 p.m.
Applicants will be accepted based on available openings. If there are more applicants than space available, there will be a lottery process. Within 15 days of the close of the enrollment period, families will be notified of the status of their application.
Please note: There will be two consecutive windows to ensure reaching our student population capacity and provide a waiting list of students in each grade level:
~ Window #1 March 1 – April 14, 2023
~ Window #2 is April 17 – August 11, 2023
Get to Know Us! Ramsey Magnet School of Science is a National Title One School.
- 18 highly qualified teachers in grades K-5.
- Specialists in Art, Music, PE, Special Education, Speech/Language Title One, and Advanced Learning
- Full-time principal and assistant-principal
- Full-time guidance counselor
- Full-time school psychologist
- Full-time media specialist
- Highly qualified Title One assistant, math and reading remediation teachers, and special education para-professionals
At Ramsey, we have:
- A fully-equipped science lab
- A brand new STEM Shop for students to participate in STEM-based projects and challenges. (STEM= Science Technology Engineering Mathematics)
- 1:1 student-to-device ratio
- Science Fair-both classroom and individual
- Radical Rick Assembly and After-School Science Camp
- Partnership with The Pacific Science Center
- Science-related field trips
- Extended grade-level science kits
Big School... Bigger Heart!
Ramsey Bell Schedule 2022-2023 School Year
PBIS-Positive Behavior Intervention and Support
What is PBIS?
- PBIS is a process for creating safer and more effective schools.
- It is a school-wide design for discipline
- It is a preventative/proactive approach
- PBIS focuses on improving a school’s ability to teach and support positive behavior for all students.
- A data-driven program. Our team analyzes the data each month.
- It uses consistent consequences for problem behavior.
- It is a program that can be changed based on the feedback we receive.
Why do we need PBIS?
- Teachers and students deserve to work in a positive environment.
- Students who behave well deserve to get most of the attention, not the ones who misbehave.
- Teachers deserve to teach the lesson they intended without major behavioral disruptions.
- Teachers, students, and parents deserve to know the levels of discipline in a school building.
- Teachers deserve to know what the discipline data looks like at our school and be part of the decision-making process.
The 3 Major Components of PBIS
- Teaching appropriate behavior in all settings
- Interventions when behavior expectations are not met
- Recognition when behaviors are met
What does discipline look like at Ramsey? When a child fails to meet the behavior expectations of our school, one of three things can happen. Depending on the behavior, the adult can redirect or teachto the expected behavior without documenting the incident. Another option is for the adult to fill out a ‘minor form’. These forms can be used as a warning and can also include a range of consequences, such as a conversation with the child, moving seats in the classroom, losing recess, and/or calling home. If a child receives 4 minor forms in a month, they are referred to one of the administrators with a ‘major form’. Certain behaviors can warrant a child being given a major form right away. Consequences for major forms are given by one of the administrators and involve a phone call home. Examples include the loss of recess(es) or suspension when necessary. Our goal for PBIS is to minimize the number of ‘major forms’ by teaching our expectations and rewarding positive behavior throughout the building. We strive for consistency in our response to negative behavior. What positive approaches are used at Ramsey? Our team works diligently to reward positive behavior. Our primary incentives for students are rewarding "above and beyond" behavior with beaker bucks. These bucks can be used at our bi-weekly Beaker Buck Store to 'buy' prizes. From time to time, we also enjoy rewarding entire classrooms with things like extra PE or dance parties!
Parents, In order to make certain all our students receive appropriate educational support, Coeur d’Alene School District 271 conducts a mid-year residency verification. Residency is defined as where your family sleeps at night. Has your residency changed since September 4, 2018? If yes AND if any of the following statements are true for your family, please contact your school counselor or the Coeur d’Alene School District, McKinney-Vento Liaison, James Curb at 208-664-8241 ext. 10061 or email@example.com for more information about educational services that may be available to your student(s) and family.
- We are doubled up with friends, grandparents, or another family due to economic conditions.
- We are living in a motel/hotel because other housing is unattainable.
- We are living in a domestic violence shelter.
- We are living in transitional housing.
- We are sleeping in public places or abandoned buildings.
- We are living in a car, trailer, or campground.
- We are living in a home for pregnant or unwed mothers without another place in which to live.
- I am a student not in the physical custody of my parents or guardian.
As a member of the Ramsey Magnet School of Science community, students are expected to wear clothes that meet uniform guidelines while attending school. The daily expectation is 100% compliance. The school uniform policy was implemented to create an atmosphere that encourages learning, equality, teamwork, and safety while instilling the values of respect, responsibility, and pride!
Uniform shirts consist of a plain, solid-colored, long or short-sleeved shirt, or sweatshirt, with the Ramsey logo on the upper left chest corner. Pressed logos need to be black or white and embroidered logos can be full-color. Brand names and logos must not be visible. Shirts should be constructed so the tops of the shoulders are covered with no less than a 2 ½ inch strap (e.g. no halter tops, strapless tops, spaghetti straps, or bare shoulder tops of any type will be allowed). Students can choose any color they desire. The uniform guidelines do not prohibit students from wearing coats, jackets, sweaters, or other appropriate outer garments as needed for weather conditions. If a student desires to wear an outer garment (sweater, vest, or sweatshirt) in the building, it must have a visible logo.
Girls and boys: All pants must be clean, free from holes, and in good condition. No pajama pants or slippers allowed. All shorts and skirts must be no shorter than mid-thigh from the bottom of the knee.Suggested Uniform Vendors:Pyramid Printing1006 N 4th StreetCoeur d'Alene, ID 83814208-664-0254Underground Expressions402 Sherman AvenueCoeur d'Alene, ID 83814208-664-4763JIK Printshop503 N 4th StreetCoeur d'Alene, ID 83814208-651-9163Atomic ThreadsHayden, ID (Online Store Only)TPI Embroidery4266 W Riverbend AvePost Falls, ID 83854PH: 208-777-7871American Pride Printing4444 W Industrial LoopCoeur d'Alene, ID 83815PH: 208-704-2742Panhandle InkOnline StorePH: 208-391-3741
- 18 highly qualified teachers in grades K-5.