Mission & Vision
Heatherwood Elementary’s mission is to educate students to be respectful, responsible citizens who persevere through challenges and who proudly and peacefully contribute, both intellectually and emotionally, to make the world a better place.
Heatherwood fosters a meaningful academic, social, emotional and cultural education in partnership with our community, which prepares students to be confident, compassionate and contributing citizens of the 21st century.
★ We empower students to reach their natural potential and strive for personal greatness.
★ Students are engaged in a rigorous and differentiated curriculum where mistakes are celebrated as an integral part of the learning process.
★ Physical Education, Music, and Art are inherently valued and create meaningful connections and tangible manifestations of the academic curriculum and life.
★ We provide opportunities for students to create real world connections through inquiry, technology, and authentic learning experiences.
★ We develop critical and creative thinkers whose curiosity engages them with the world.
★ A positive and empathetic learning environment is promoted where children are valued, respected, and safe, allowing them to take risks while learning to embrace uniqueness.
★ Collaboration and communication occurs among faculty, families, students and the community to support student growth and development.
★ Diversity is taught and celebrated through an inclusive and accepting environment leading to lasting friendships and relationships.
★ Staff are valued as both community members and respected professionals who continually grow with their students.