On behalf of the administration, teachers, and staff, I'd like to welcome you to Emerson Elementary School's website. I am honored to be the Principal of this extraordinary learning institution. I look forward to an exciting year full of positive and rewarding experiences for your child. The mission of Emerson Elementary School is to provide all students with the educational environment needed to become self-directed, lifelong learners. At Emerson Elementary, we strive and contributing positively in a multicultural society with a primary focus and emphasis in reading instruction so that learning to read becomes reading to learn. Every student at Emerson Elementary participates in Spanish Language studies in addition to an academic curriculum with a focus that addresses rigorous standards. I look forward to working together to make sure that Emerson Elementary School continues to be a success.
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Emerson Elementary School's faculty and staff envision the development of all students to their utmost potential by providing the best possible educational environment and experiences, including the enhancement of cultural values.
In addition to the Vision and Mission statements we have established a Core Values program for our students. This includes:
We pursue the highest standards in academic achievement and organizational performance. We strive for excellence in the pursuit to educate the whole child.
We build positive relationships through honesty, respect and compassion, which enhance the self-esteem, safety, and well-being of our students, families and staff. We do this with integrity, consciously knowing that our best interest in the well-being of the students.
We foster an environment that serves all students and aspires to eliminate the achievement gap. We foster equity by cultivating a supportive setting that offers equal opportunities as well as a community of life-long learners.
We honor the diversity of our community by working as a team to ensure the educational success of all of our students and recognize that our obligations go beyond our professional responsibilities to promote democratic principles.
Most importantly, we emphasize the development of character, civic virtue and a commitment to democratic principles. We also stress important core ethical values such as caring, honesty, fairness, responsibility, and respect for self and others that form the basis of good character skills and attitudes required to be a good citizen.