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Fred L. Aiken Elementary Administration & Staff
Principal - Mr. Dave Thomas

Secretary - Mrs. Paula Kaufman 
Counselor - Mr. Craig Lawhead
Nurse - Ms. Elizabeth Brandy
Custodian - Mr. Jason Neuman

881 Greentree Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
Phone: 412-571-6240
Fax: 412-571-6164 

About Aiken Elementary
School Overview:
Fred L. Aiken Elementary School is a K-5 building that is located in suburban Green Tree, PA, just three miles from downtown Pittsburgh. Aiken first opened its doors in 1965 and was renovated in 1993. In 2011, Aiken was named a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. Behind the building is a walking track, a large soccer field, PA, a college level baseball field (used by Point Park University), and two community softball fields.

Curriculum:

Aiken offers a diverse and comprehensive curriculum that meets the needs of its students in all aspects of their social and educational development. The school's core areas of study include Language Arts, Math, Science and notable special areas such as Library, Art, Music & Physical Education. Aiken students can expect a challenging course load that is designed to help ease their transition to middle school. Also, the school's small size allows for more individualized instruction and a more intimate learning environment.
 
Special Academic Programs:
Like all of the District's schools, Aiken hosts a variety of programs to meet the wide-ranging needs of our students. Beyond the standard curriculum Aiken offers gifted classes, speech & language support, learning support, life skills classes & English as a Second Language.
Key Activities and Events at Aiken:

• Primetime Reading

• School Store Days

• Aiken Parent-Faculty Organization (PFO)

• Family Picnic at Green Tree Pool

• Kindergarten Orientation

• Curriculum Night

• Halloween Parade

• Parent Breakfast Week/Book Fair

• Holiday Choral/Band Concert

• Art Show

• Spring Musical

• Spring Open House

• Fun Day

• After School Reading Program
Hours
Office Hours: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Student Arrival: 8:10 a.m.
Student Dismissal: 3:15 p.m.
Bell Schedule

8:25 a.m.: Homeroom Begins 

8:30 a.m.:  Students are tardy
 
8:38 a.m.: Announcements

8:40 a.m.: Period 1

9:20 a.m.: Period 2

10:00 a.m.: Period 3

10:40 a.m.: Period 4

11:25 a.m.: First Lunch & Recess

11:55 a.m.: Second Lunch & Recess

12:25 p.m.:  Homeroom

12:30 p.m.: Period 5

1:10 p.m.: Period 6

1:50 p.m.: Period 7

2:30 p.m.: Period 8

3:15 p.m.: Student Dismissal
 
Keystone Oaks School District  |  1000 Kelton Avenue  |  Pittsburgh, PA 15216-1984  |  Phone: 412-571-6000  |  District Fax: 412-571-6006 Aiken Fax: 412-571-6164  |  Dormont Fax: 412-571-6151  |  Myrtle Fax: 412-571-6051  |  Middle School Fax: 412-571-6092  |  High School Fax: 412-571-6043
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