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Amelia Earhart Elementary School

Last modified: September 24, 2021

School Profile

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Constructed in 1997-1998, Amelia Earhart Elementary serves the southwest corner of Provo. Built to house 550 students, the school opened on Tuesday, August 25, 1998. The school is on a traditional schedule and opened with an enrollment of over 550 students. The school name was chosen from patron and student input. The school motto is “Aviators Rise.” The school mascot is the Aviator. In 2001, six additional classrooms were built to help facilitate growth in the area.

General Information

  • Title 1 and highly impacted
  • 53% free and reduced lunch (43 free, 10% reduced)
  • Culturally diverse population
  • School mobility rate 20-30%
  • Approximately 2/3 of the students walk to school with the remaining 1 /3 of students bused from areas north & east of the school

School Motto, Standards And Mission Statement

  • Motto – Aviators RISE
  • Mission Statement-Our Mission at Amelia Earhart is to be active learners who collaborate, persevere, ask questions, think out loud, offer solutions, and reflect on learning and actions. We instill respect, integrity, safety, empathy, and a love of reading and learning in each Aviator.

Enrollment

Amelia Earhart serves approximately 450 students:

  • 57% Caucasian
  • 35% Hispanic
  • 5% Pacific Islander
  • Less than 1% Multi-Race
  • Less than 1% Asian
  • Less than 1 % American Indian
  • Less than 1% Black

Class Size Average by Grade

  • Kindergarten – 20
  • 1st – 21
  • 2nd – 16
  • 3rd – 20
  • 4th – 19
  • 5th – 19
  • 6th – 19
  • Behavior Units -7