Emerson Elementary School @ Miami Dade County Public Schools

Bilingual "A" School.

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Principal's Message

Dear Students, Parents and Community Members,

Welcome to Emerson Elementary School, home of the Wise Owls We work tirelessly every day to deliver a caring and safe learning environment, with rigorous and relevant curricula for our students. As such, we aspire to provide all stakeholders with exceptional service. If at any time, you feel that the service you receive does not meet these standards, I urge you to contact my office at 305-264-5757. Our goal is that your experience, as a valued member of our school community, reflects a culture of learning, respect, and quality.

If for any reason your concerns cannot be addressed by my office, please contact the Central Region Office Stakeholder Relations Department at 305-499-5050.

We look forward to working together to continue creating a school climate that every stakeholder can be proud of.

Respectfully,
Mr. Leonardo Mouriño
Principal


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Mission Statement

Emerson Elementary School's primary mission is to provide all students with the educational environment to become self-directed, lifelong learners contributing positively in a multicultural society with a primary focus and emphasis in reading instruction so that learning to read becomes reading to learn.

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.


Vision Statement


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.

CORE VALUES
In addition to the Vision and Mission statements we have established a Core Values program for our students.  This includes:

Excellence
We pursue the highest standards in academic achievement and organizational performance. We strive for excellence in the pursuit to educate the whole child.

Integrity
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.

Equity
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.

Citizenship
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.