The mission of Atwater Avenue Elementary School is to educate and develop life-long learners in a safe, child-centered environment, which will enable our children to become productive and responsible citizens in our diverse society.*
We believe accountability is fostered by clear expectations, high standards, and self reflection which ultimately promote academic success and social growth.
We believe student achievement is fostered by rigorous academic instruction leading to mastery of the standards.
We believe that by allowing every student to express themselves through multiple modalities will promote and support creativity.
We believe that instilling integrity results in respectful, honest, and responsible community members.
We believe in the importance of creating life-long learners by fostering persistence, achievement, and creativity.
Respect for Diversity
We believe that respect for diversity is accomplished by creating a safe, welcoming environment where individual differences and cultures are highly valued.
We believe that teamwork is achieved when all stakeholders are valued and inspired to collaborate in a comfortable environment.
*Note: Our mission statement is currently under construction and is submitted in draft form.