2017-2018 Wisconsin Title I School of Recognition Award
2017-2018 Recognized at the Silver Level
for Efforts to Implement an Equitable System of Supports~ Behavior
by the Wisconsin RtI Center, PBIS Network
2015-2016 Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) School of Merit
2015-2016 Wisconsin Title I School of Recognition Award
Cedar Grove-Belgium Elementary School
50 W. Union Ave, Cedar Grove, WI 53013
Principal, Jeff Kondrakiewicz - ext. 301
Counselor, Sally Ketterhagen - ext. 335
Administrative Assistant, Karen Feind - ext. 300
Administrative Assistant-Special Education, Shelly Abler - ext. 304
Cedar Grove-Belgium Elementary School, is dedicated to challenging children to reach their full potential through excellence in education.
The Cedar Grove-Belgium Elementary consists of approximately 375 students in grades Early Childhood through Grade 4. Our school runs on a 3 day Specialist Schedule which includes Art, Music, and Physical Education. Classrooms receive bi-monthly lessons from our school counselor and library media specialist.
Currently, the elementary school staff consists of 36 certified staff members, and 19 support staff members, including the Building Principal, School Counselor, Two Reading Specialists, Director of Pupil Services, and School Psychologist.
The early childhood team addresses the needs of children transitioning from the Birth-to-Three program and children3 to 5 identified in need of services through the Childhood Developmental Days Screening (DOVE Days) held in both Fall and Spring. They provide early interventions for children identified in need of early learning skill development, behavioral concerns, and speech/language delays.
Elementary Special Education:
The elementary special education team works with children Kindergarten through 4th grade to help close the gap in academic, behavior and speech/language skills. Our team implements an inclusive model whenever possible, while offering a full continuum of services to meet the needs of the individual student. Students have a variety of learning tools such as interactive smart panels, 1:1 Chromebooks in grades 5K-4, and a variety of software programs. The team is involved in our RTI process at the Tier IV level and provides suggestions for curricular strategies with all students.
A Variety of Programs Include
Interventions provide opportunities throughout the day and within the RTI Process to provide tiered instruction to all levels of learners in subject material linked to Wisconsin Standards.
Reading and Writing Workshop Approaches in literacy
FUNdations and Just Words Phonics and Language Arts Curriculum
F.O.S.S. Hands On science curriculum
RTI (Response to Intervention) - tiered behaviors and positive supports for all students
IT (Intervention Team) - Meets as necessary to discuss students in need of intervention
PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports)
iReady - Academic Assessments used across all grade levels
Fountas & Pinnell Literacy Benchmark Leveled Assessments