PTA Welcome Message
A warm welcome to our incoming Leonard R. Flynn families and siblings! We want to help you learn more about Flynn, answer any questions you have and keep you posted on upcoming events for incoming families.
Check out our Facebook page to see what’s happening in the Flynn Community. www.facebook.com/flynnelementary
As we schedule events for incoming Flynn families, we will post them to our Flynn Yahoo Group. We are planning a meet and greet coffee, several play dates and an orientation with the teachers closer to the start of school.
We look forward to meeting you and welcoming your family to our Flynn Community!
The mission of the PTA is to support the Principal in accomplishing the vision and goals for the school that have been developed in cooperation with the School Site Council (SSC) and the teachers.
- Providing resources for students, teachers, and parents through fundraising & events
- Building a safe and enthusiastic community
- Advocating for quality education
Money raised through the PTA funds:
- Teacher supplies
- Music programs & instruments
- Recess & activity coach
- Computers & technology
- Healthy snacks during state testing
- Science curriculum, Mission Science Workshop & Science Coordinator
- 5th grade graduation
- School cleanup & repairs
PTA MEETING SCHEDULE
Meetings are usually the 2nd Wednesday of every month. Check the school calendar on the homepage for exact dates.
HELPFUL FLYNN & SFUSD ACRONYMNS
SSC = School Site Council
Each SFUSD school must have an elected School Site Council (SSC) to represent parents, students, community members, and school staff in the school governance process. The SSC has a number of important responsibilities, including: Reviewing and analyzing student achievement data, gathering community input, helping develop the Academic Plan and the school site budget, and monitoring the implementation of the plan and budget.
ELAC = English Learner Advisory Committee
A school with 21 or more students designated as Limited English Proficient must set up an English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC). The ELAC advises the principal and the SSC on bilingual programs and services for English learners. Members of the ELAC are elected by the parents of English learners.
PTA = Parent Teacher Association
An active parent and teacher group that organizes various community events and fundraising for the whole community. A local unit of the national PTA
...largest volunteer child advocacy association in the nation, Parent Teacher Association (PTA) reminds our country of its obligations to children and provides parents and families with a powerful voice to speak on behalf of every child while providing the best tools for parents to help their children be successful students.
Standardized Testing and Results, State of California test starting in Grade 2
English language learner
English Language Development
Individualized Education Plan, guides the delivery of special education support and services for a student with a disability
Instructional Reform Facilitator, Tyler Woods (2013-2014), supports activities to improve student achievement particularly of our underserved students. This involves examination of data, collecting assessment data, supporting collaboration of teachers, examination & improvement of teaching practice, and supporting culturally responsive pedagogy in the classroom.
Program Improvement, a school that does not meet the academic goals for 2 years in a row is considered a Program Improvement school in need of academic improvement
Adequate Yearly Progress, academic improvement goals defined by the State for each school
Income & Expenses