Student Services Programs
Advanced Learners: The District recognizes that each student possesses unique needs and abilities. In an effort to meet the needs of our highly able students the District employs an Advanced Learners Support Coordinator who oversees the many services and supports to extend the learning and challenge needs of these students in their academic endeavors.
Alternative Education: The School District of Poynette provides a variety of alternative educational options aimed at meeting the needs of students if they are not able to demonstrate success in the traditional school setting.
Alcohol and Other Drug (AODA) information and awareness: Our school counselors work with teachers to incorporate an AODA curriculum and AODA awareness activities into most grade levels.
English Language Learners: The ELL program offers assistance to help bridge communication needs, and provides supports ensuring academic success for students who are not native English speakers.
Family Resource Support Directory: In a joint effort with Columbia County Health and Human Services the District provides an up-to-date family resource directory of local and county supports and services.
Health Services: Our district provides health and nursing services for students needing those supports. Through our Health Services we disseminate information regarding public health services, disease prevention, health promotion and health plans. Our Health Services also provides emergency nursing services and maintenance of immunization and health records.
Homeless Support Services: The district understands that families may experience extreme economic hardship and fully embraces its obligations toward implementing the federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act aimed at providing stability for students whose families are in transition.
Pre-school developmental screenings: The district strongly encourages parents with 3 and 4 year old children to attend the beginning of the year 3 and 4 Year Old Screening.
Psychological Services: A School Psychologist is employed by the district to provide assistance in maximizing a student’s achievement in school, often through individual assessment and evaluation, especially in the are areas of social/ emotional, mental health, and academic challenges.
School Counseling: The District incorporates a curriculum based on the Wisconsin Comprehensive School Counseling Model. Counselors work closely with students, parents, teachers, and other supports to meet the developmental and academic needs of our students.
Special Education: The School District of Poynette provides services for students ages three to twenty-one who are identified as having a need for special education. Individualized programs for children with educational disabilities are designed to meet our students’ unique educational needs. If you have a concern about a child (or current student) please contact the school.
State and District Assessment: A variety of state and district assessments are given at most grade levels. The data generated from these assessments are instrumental in designing and improving the array of programs and curriculum offered through the District.