Our Vision, Mission, and Beliefs

Our Mission
At Dunn Elementary, our mission is educating, challenging and inspiring all students to reach their full potential and achieve college and career readiness.

We are committed to improving academic achievement through effective instruction. Believing there is no excuse for poor quality instruction, we pledge to have all learners achieve at the same rate while valuing and embracing cultural diversity.

Our Vision
To be the exemplary school that Dunn should be, "Teachers must teach every child as if he or she is our very own, set expectations high and settle for nothing less."

Our Motto
Good Better Best,
Never Let It Rest,
Remember Until My Good Gets Better
My Better is My Best!

Value Statement
We believe

*that the community should be an active participant in the education of students
*the value of parents/guardians as the first and best teacher
*that learning should occur in a caring, supportive, clean and safe environment
*that education is the shared responsibility of the student, parents, and the staff
*the students and staff must use and apply technology on a regular basis
*the students and staff must and apply technology on a regular basis
*that instruction should be designed to accommodate individual learning styles and diverse student needs
*that school schedules are designed for students and to meet their educational and developmental needs
*that every student has a right to learn and experience appropriately challenging and relevant learning opportunities
*students at Dunn Elementary can learn at or above grade level and will have equal opportunity to do so