About Our School
Primitivo Garcia Elementary School is a diverse neighborhood school that serves approximately 380 students ranging from preschool through sixth grade. We are in our second year of implementing “The Leader In Me” program. This program is made possible by a grant from Franklin Covey and is based on the principles of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People developed by Steven Covey. The purpose of this grant is develop leadership skills in all students by showing them their worth, potential and positive contributions to the school.
Meeting the needs of all learners
In addition to a traditional curriculum, Primitivo Garcia Elementary School strives to meet the needs of all learners through various programs, including:
• Four Missouri Preschool Project classrooms that are fully-licensed and accredited by the State of Missouri
• Special education services, including speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy and academic resources
• An English Language Learner program designed to assist students who have a home language other than English acquire and master English-language skills