Award Year: 2016

Moyer Elementary School

219 Highland Avenue
Fort Thomas, KY, 41075-1609

(859) 441-1180

Dr. Dawn Laber, Principal at time of Nomination

Fort Thomas Independent

School Website

Mission

Rich in tradition and focused on the future, the Fort Thomas Independent School District provides engaging and challenging learning experiences which foster creativity, curiosity, and innovation, while inspiring all students to pursue lifelong learning and become productive members of the global community.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 1%
  • White: 88%
  • Hispanic: 3%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Two or more races: 6%
  • ELL: 5%
  • Economically Disadvantaged: %
Application
Smiles to start the day at Moyer Elementary

Smiles to start the day at Moyer Elementary

Ruth Moyer Elementary, founded in 1930, is a kindergarten through fifth grade campus located in the heart of Fort Thomas, Kentucky. At Moyer, our mission is to provide engaging and challenging learning experiences which foster creativity, curiosity, and innovation, while inspiring all students to pursue lifelong learning and become productive members of the global community. We like to say that we are both "rich in tradition and focused on the future."

Our teachers have high expectations for themselves and their students. They go above and beyond their professional responsibility to assist students in achieving their true potential. Our favorite part of the day is when the front doors open and students rush into the building with huge smiles on their faces, saying "good morning" to everyone.

Moyer has made focusing on individual students and holding high expectations the way we do business. We emulate our school philosophy which states that "every person matters and every moment counts!"

Our daily curriculum utilizes evidence-based programs that include active and engaging instruction, with a major focus on higher level questioning and critical thinking skills. Additionally, the integration of technology into the everyday curriculum is key to the successful learning and assessment of students. Each student is provided a personal iPad for student learning.

William Haley said it best when he stated, "Education would be so much more effective if its purpose were to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they do not know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it."