Eureka County School District
Eureka County School District
In high desert country, west of the Ruby and Diamond Mountain Ranges, Eureka County is located in northeastern Nevada with its southern edge near the center of the state. Main areas of commerce are mining, ranching, and farming. The county seat of Eureka is at an elevation of 6500 feet. The Eureka County School District encompasses the entire county and includes three schools: Eureka County High School, Eureka Elementary School, and Crescent Valley Elementary School. We have a cordial, high-achieving student population with outstanding parental and community support. With five-star schools at both the elementary and secondary levels, we have a tradition of academic excellence and athletic/extracurricular success. With highly competitive salaries, extensive educational and technology resources, and small class size, Eureka offers an exceptional career opportunity for teachers. Visit the Eureka County website at http://www.eurekacounty.com to learn more about Eureka and Eureka County.
The Eureka County School Board, teacher, administrators, and school staff believe that every student can learn and achieve. It is the purpose of the School Board, teachers, administrators, and staff, with the support of the parents/guardians, to teach, guide, and assist students toward acquiring skills in academic, occupational, and social areas. We feel these skills are essential for choosing success and making positive contributions to society. Student Learning Goals To achieve this purpose the following learning goals have been established: Demonstrate competency as a predetermined level in the academic areas of language arts, mathematics, social science, physical education, and the fine and practical arts. Demonstrate ability to analyze and evaluate various forms of information for decision making, problem solving, independent thinking, and critical thinking. Demonstrate respect and sensitivity for the relationships, cultural heritages, values, beliefs, and lifestyles of others. Demonstrate what is meant by concept of self and self-esteem. Demonstrate how citizens can achieve peaceful change through use of the democratic process. Demonstrate the ability to understand and appreciate technology. Demonstrate the ability to identify principles of a physically and mentally healthy lifestyle. Demonstrate willingness and ability to work with others. Demonstrate the ability to make and pursue career choices. Demonstrate pride in individual excellence. Teaching Goals To accomplish the District’s purpose and student learning goals, the faculty will: Prepare and implement a variety of teaching methods which have been consistently proven in the classroom. Teach lessons which involve and challenge students while taking student readiness into account. Communicate effectively with parents/guardians, staff and administration. Maintain classroom environment which stimulates student learning and self-discipline.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The Eureka County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.