The mission of Plain Elementary School is to prepare students to become 21st Century learners and responsible, productive citizens in the global marketplace.
“A School Family - Positively Committed to Excellence!
Instruction must be both differentiated and challenging while providing real life experiences for our students.
Student learning is accelerated through an enriched curriculum and technology applications that address all learning styles and ability levels.
Teachers will set high expectations for all students.
Students must feel safe and respected in a child-centered environment.
Mutual respect and open communication among all staff members is essential for a professional community of learners.
Student learning is the main priority for our school.
All students and members of the Plain Community can achieve.
Students learn best when they are actively engaged in the learning process.
A student’s self-esteem is enhanced by positive relationship and mutual respect between students and staff.
Teachers, administrators, parents, and the community share the responsibility for advancing the school’s mission.
Our commitment to continuous improvement is imperative since our school is going to enable students to become confident, self-directed, lifelong learners in our ever-changing technologically advanced world.
Ongoing assessment is critical to continuous improvement and encompasses a variety of formal and informal instruments, including standardized testing, self-assessment, observation, and the tracking of long term goals.
We believe assessment results should be transparent and shared.
Applied technology, integration of the arts, and a research based, interdisciplinary curriculum will enhance learning.
Our school climate will foster tolerance and both cultural and individual diversity.
Teamwork - Serving and supporting each other
Respect – Treat others as you wish to be treated.
Courage – Doing what’s right when it may not be popular
Honor – Knowing what is right
Integrity – Doing what is right
Loyalty – Remaining steadfast in our support of each other
Duty – Fulfilling our obligations
Selfless Service – Putting others first
“The nature of the relationships among the adults who inhabit a school has more to do with the school’s quality of character and with the accomplishments of its pupils than any other factor.”