The mission of Skyland Elementary School is to develop responsible, productive, lifelong learners by providing an environment and diverse educational learning experiences which enable students to grow academically, creatively, and socially while respecting individual differences.
We believe student learning is the chief priority of the school.
We believe all students can learn.
We believe students need to not only demonstrate their understanding of essential knowledge and skills, but also need to be actively involved in solving problems and producing quality work.
We believe students learn at different rates and learn best when they are actively engaged in the learning process.
We believe the commitment to continuous improvement is imperative if our school is going to enable students to become confident, self-directed, lifelong learners.
We believe education is the shared responsibility of the home, school, and community.
We believe school should provide a safe physical, social, and emotional environment in order to promote learning.
We believe our school must function as a learning organization and promote opportunities for all those who have a stake in the success of the learning community.
We believe everyone should be treated with dignity and respect.
We believe cultural diversity aids in a better understanding of our society.
We believe challenging expectations increase individual student's performance.
We believe the integration of technology prepares students for the future.
We believe that a holistic approach to nutrition and fitness aids students in developing healthy lifestyles.
We believe arts integration aids students in academic achievement and creativity.