Computer Science Plan

Laurens-Marathon CSD
Serving K-6 Students from Laurens & Marathon
Laurens, Iowa

Our School Mission

The Laurens-Marathon school is a community learning center that enhances the development of knowledge, skills, attitudes, and the belief statements that maximize the success of the individual and community. The district provides the leadership to implement the school's mission, beliefs, and essential learnings. This task is completed by the employment of quality staff and their continual development. The district provides appropriate instruction, time, materials, technology, equipment and facilities for individuals to successfully compete in society. The learner demonstrates the defined essential learnings prior to graduation from high school. The mastery of these essential learnings is necessary to develop skilled, inquisitive, creative, self-confident, self-directed, contributing, and quality individuals prepared to lead America.

Computer Science Vision

Laurens-Marathon students will learn essential skills that will enhance their everyday lives and futuresEach student in the Laurens -Marathon School District will have access to varied aspects of Computer Science Education, both in STEM class and in the daily curriculum in general classrooms.  All students will continue on to Junior High with exposure to computational thinking and digital literacy, as well as keyboarding and programming skills.  Our students will learn basic coding principles along with responsible use of technology and how it applies to everyday life.  These skills will give our students the advantage they need for success in high school and beyond, and will promote a curiosity that will promote life-long learning for careers that may not even exist yet.


L-M Demographics K-6 (Feb 2023)