Applications for 2019-2020
Applications will soon be accepted for the 2019-20 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, 2019, to April 12, 2019. 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 12, 2019 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. Application process explained
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 begins March 1 – April 12, 2019
~ Window #2 is April 15 – August 12, 2019
Click Here to read about how the lottery process at Ramsey works.
Click Here to get the printable application for the 2019-2020 school year.
Click here to see the supply list for the 2019-2020 school year.
Get to Know Us!
Ramsey Magnet School of Science is a National Title One School.
- 27 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 vice-principal
- Full-time guidance counselor
- Part-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
- 3:1 student to device ratio
- First Lego League
- Science Day
- Science Fair-both classroom and individual
- Radical Rick Assembly and After School Science Camp
- Club THINK! for intermediate grades
- DASH-Dynamic After School Hour
- Partnership with The Pacific Science Center
- Science-related field trips
- Jr. Science Cafe
- Extended grade level science kits
- Star Lab
Big School... Bigger Heart!
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PBIS-Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports
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 data each month.
- It uses consistent consequences for problem behavior.
- It is a program that can be changed based on 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 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 teach to 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 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 to 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 incentive for students is rewarding "above and beyond" behavior 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 time or a dance party!
In order to make certain all our students receive appropriate educational supports, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about educational services that may be available to your student(s) and family.
We are doubled up with friends, grandparents, or other family due to economic condition.
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.
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