Our Mission Statement
The Audubon Elementary family will provide all students appropriate and challenging instruction to inspire and create life-long learners and productive citizens.
The Audubon family will create a safe and caring school by working together with the community to ensure all children will achieve individual success in academics and personal connections.
Audubon Elementary School is known for being an excellent school that is user-friendly.
It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Audubon has been twice nationally awarded for Drug Prevention Education Excellence, one of only five schools in America to be so recognized. In 1998-99 school year it was one of eight schools selected to represent Louisiana in the U.S. Department of Education’s Blue Ribbon School Recognition Program in Washington D.C.
Audubon’s programs are children centered and meet their needs to the highest level. The five R’s – Reading, Riting, Rithmetic, Respect, and Responsibility – combine a strong academic and self-esteem program that benefits all learners.
It offers a program for the academically gifted students, as well as those who have talents in visual arts, drama, and music. It also has a special education program, speech/language therapy, a full-time Early Intervention Social Worker, English as a Second Language (ESL) Program beginning with Pre-K started in the 2000- 2001 school year. A school nurse is scheduled on a weekly basis.
The many activities such as Family Literacy & Math Nights, field day, book fairs, and field trips are instructional, as well as fun.
A focus on good health in the physical education program for all students concludes with field day.
Computers in every classroom with Internet access enhances the curriculum resources. Computers are also in the school library which has a full time librarian. Promethean Boards are used in all classrooms for teacher and student use.
The highly trained professional staff at Audubon is in partnership with the University of New Orleans, to train intern teachers for the future. A partnership with Jr Achievement and Bonnabel High School’s Teaching Academy assist teachers throughout the year.
Special programs include:
- i-Ready Reading and Math software
- Gifted/Talented Programs (music, visual arts, drama)
- Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Accreditated
- Mentor Teachers (1)
- Full Time Librarian
- Full Time Early Intervention Social Worker/Intern Social Worker
- D.A.R.E. Program
- Kenner Police Department Educational/Prevention Programs