Fayette R-III School District



    Exploring a Four Day School Week

    Traditionally, the Fayette R-III School District has held classes five days a week. In the 2018-2019 school year, the district began to research the implementation of a 4-day school week.  

    The motivations for this potential change included:

    • Recruiting and retaining high quality staff
    • Improved attendance during the four school days
    • Increasing time for staff collaboration in preparing for high quality instruction
    • Increased quality time for families
    • Financial savings to allow for increased instructional opportunities in the summer and throughout the year





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National Model PLC Award

  • Picture of teachers receiving a PLC award

     Daly Elementary School was recently designated as a National Model PLC School.  Daly is now one of only 22 schools in Missouri and 237 schools in the nation to earn this designation.  This recognition is presented to schools that follow the PLC practices and have shown evidence of creating and implementing a guaranteed and viable curriculum, monitoring student learning on a timely basis, creating and implementing systems of intervention and extension for students, and building high-performing, collaborative teams that focus their efforts on improved student learning.  We are very proud of our dedicated staff and the work that they have done to establish a Professional Learning Community that operates at such high levels!