Mission Statement

At Nelson Elementary, we promote a nurturing environment that instills continuous learning. As a community of students, parents, and staff, we create a partnership to build every student's success.

Goals

In the Area of Student Achievement:

  • Each student will read and comprehend a variety of materials, locate and apply information at grade level or above.
  • Each student will write, speak, listen, and use technology to communicate at grade level or above.
  • Each student will apply mathematical skills to analyze and solve problems at grade level or above.
  • Each student will think creatively and analyze tasks to solve problems at grade level or above.
  • Each student will develop and demonstrate personal responsibility for learning and self-management.

In the Area of Safe Learning Environment

  • The school and community will work together to provide a safe learning environment.
  • Students will demonstrate respect and responsibility for the learning environment.
  • Students exhibit through their actions an understanding of the pillars of Character Counts: Trustworthiness, Respect, Caring, Fairness, Responsibility and Citizenship.

How Nelson Accomplishes Its Goals

  • Pro-active leadership
  • Continuous improvement through comprehensive planning, thoughtful implementation, and ongoing evaluation of all programs
  • Data-driven decision-making
  • Results orientation
  • Valuing all students, parents, and staff
  • Build relationships based on trust and a common goal of improved student achievement