We are the pride of our community, expecting academic excellence while providing a safe, welcoming environment where a love of learning is visible and contagious. Our dedicated and enthusiastic staff provides quality learning experiences for all members of our school family and sets high expectations for achievement and social interactions.
To ensure improvement in student achievement, academic data is constantly monitored. Staff development and instructional strategies are designed to support the needs of the students and instruction is delivered by highly qualified teachers. A diverse and full continuum of program offerings is available including Preschool Early Intervention, Pre-kindergarten, Gifted and Talented, Special Education, and a host of scientifically based interventions.
We are a proud PBIS school whose intentional teaching of character education helps our students achieve behaviorally and socially, leading to future success.
As a school-wide Title 1 school, George D. Lisby Elementary at Hillsdale qualifies for additional programs, resources, and staff members. Classroom reduction teachers ensure that our class sizes are highly conducive to differentiation, our math coach and reading specialist further support our young learners, a mentor teacher and math lead teacher are readily available to our staff, and our Title 1 Teacher Specialist strengthens the partnership between our families and our school. The use of technology is easily accessible to our students through two fully equipped computer labs as well as classroom tablets.
We believe in a strong parent-school relationship and welcome parents in our school! There are numerous volunteer opportunities and we encourage parent participation in our monthly Family Involvement meetings, attendance at our PTO meetings, and service on our School Improvement Team. We thank our dedicated Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) for continuing to bridge the home, school, and community partnership.
George D. Lisby Elementary School at Hillsdale is truly a “great place to learn” and a great place to be!
The Maryland State Department of Education, mdreportcard.org, provides
school-by-school information on demographics and assessments.