Mission & Beliefs

Last Updated: 12/4/2018 4:00 PM

Mission Statement

Patterson Elementary builds a foundation that promotes excellence.


At Patterson Elementary, we are "Promoting Excellence as the Standard."


Patterson Elementary students shall become critical thinkers who excel globally.

School Beliefs

We believe...

  • all students can learn.
  • the focus of our school is learning.
  • students learn in different ways and are provided with a variety of instructional approaches to support their learning.
  • students learn best when they are actively engaged in the learning process and share accountability for their learning.
  • curriculum and instructional practices should incorporate a variety of learning activities to accommodate differences in learning styles.
  • teachers, administrators, parents and the community share the responsibility for advancing the school's mission.
  • prompt and regular attendance by students and staff is essential to optimum learning.
  • student and staff wellness contributes to effective teaching and learning.
  • continuous balanced assessment improves teaching and increases learning.
  • collaborative learning communities enhance student achievement.
  • a safe and orderly environment promotes student learning.
  • technology is used to support instruction.
  • all school decisions should be data driven.