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McCornack Elementary School

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA1968 Brittany St., Eugene, OR 97405
(541) 790-5800 Fax: (541) 790-5805

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Grades: K–5
Enrollment: 321
Principal: Dana Brummett <brummett_d@4j.lane.edu>
Secretary: Julie Whittlesey <whittlesey_j@4j.lane.edu>

Middle School Region: Kennedy
High School Region: Churchill

Mission Statement: McCornack Elementary School fosters a collaborative culture of academic achievement in a student-centered learning environment. We value diversity, civic responsibility and the individual needs of all students. Our students will leave knowing the skills necessary to be healthy, productive and adaptive citizens of our world.

Program Description: McCornack’s teaching staff is committed to helping students develop to their highest potential and meet the challenges of a diverse and ever-changing world. Strong academic skills are emphasized, including effective communication skills, problem solving, cooperative work habits and a sense of social responsibility. The collaboration between school staff, parents, community volunteers and organizations allows for rich, varied programs.

School Highlights:

  • Caring Schools Community Program includes Positive Behavior Support, Second Steps character development curriculum, Big & Little Buddies, community service and class meetings
  • Student leadership opportunities include Dignity Creed student leadership team, McC TV, school store, spring musical, student-run recycling program, Oregon Battle of the Books and more
  • Diverse offerings include technology, school counseling, physical education, music instruction, choir and a strings program
  • Enrichment opportunities include unicycle club, science clubs such as Coyote Kids, SMART reading program, Chinese club, gardening club, McC TV (the school’s green screen, student-run television station), Title 1 reading and math, BEST after-school program and onsite YMCA after-school program
  • Strong parent and community volunteer program

School Improvement Goals:

  • Raise student achievement in math, reading/literature and writing
  • Continue to maintain a safe, inclusive and productive learning environment
  • Continue to maintain strong community connections

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