KONNOAK ELEMENTARY SCHOOLKonnoak Elementary School
International Languages and Technology

3200 Renon Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27127
Phone: (336) 771-4567
Fax: (336) 771-4565

Shelia Burnette, Principal
sdburnette@wsfcs.k12.nc.us

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Konnoak Elementary School will provide a quality education in an environment that nurtures each child's academic potential. The school's curriculum will focus on international themes and offer a dual-language immersion program in Mandarin Chinese.
 
A Focus on Gifted Education

The staff and teachers at Konnoak help students discover and nurture their talents, allowing their gifted potential shines through. Teaching strategies include the Renzulli Enrichment model, problem-based learning, Learning Focused instruction, Response to Intervention, and Single School Culture.

Mandarin Chinese Immersion Program

The Chinese partial immersion program is offered to students in kindergarten through fifth grade. They can continue their studies of Mandarin Chinese at Philo Magnet Academy and then in high school courses appropriate for language proficiency.

Konnoak is among 4% of schools in the United States that provides instruction in Mandarin Chinese as part of its international studies magnet program also. Students also have opportunities to learn other languages so that they leave Konnoak with bilingual or multilingual communication skills. 

 A Unique Technology Experience

Konnoak “powers on” students with classrooms that are equipped with Smart boards, Smart slates, laptops and ActiVotes that are used in all subject areas from pre-kindergarten to fifth grade. Blogs, Skype, and Twitter will not just be for the more advantaged children, it will be for all. All of these aspects of global technology will prepare students at Konnoak for the 21st-century world.

 
 
Directions to Konnoak
Take US 52 south; exit on Clemmonsville Rd., turn right; turn right on Konnoak Dr.; turn left on Harson St. Office is on right of main entrance.