Mission Statement Indian Fields Elementary School Mission Statement

The mission of Indian Fields Elementary School is to educate all children by providing a safe, stimulating, respectful environment which promotes cognitive, social, emotional, artistic, and physical growth. The school will prepare children to have a positive attitude towards learning, to be responsible members of the community and to accept individual differences.

Belief Statements

We believe that..........

- Students, staff, families, and the larger community all play a vital role in the education of our children.

- An effective school embraces cultural diversity in an atmosphere of acceptance.

- Respect, cooperation, and communication are necessary among staff members, students, parents, and the community to create a positive learning environment.

- All children have the right to feel safe in school, and this is the responsibility of the school community.

- A safe and caring environment maximizes learning.

- Students need to come to school prepared and ready to take an active role in their learning.

- Children learn at different rates and in different ways.

- A variety of teaching strategies, methods, and materials are necessary to promote academic success for all students.

- All students need to be given frequent opportunities to think critically, make appropriate choices, and grow in their ability to express themselves in creative ways.

- Fair and consistent discipline prepares students to become responsible citizens.

- Students can begin to understand their relationship to the greater community by sharing their interests, time, and talents.

- High expectations lead to high achievement for all.