At Centennial Elementary, we believe:

  • •· All children can learn.
    •· All children benefit from developmentally appropriate materials, practices and strategies.
    •· All children deserve a quality education in which individual needs are supported, met, and exceeded.
    •· All students are empowered and challenged, while their successes are celebrated.
    •· Direct instruction of students helps to increase student achievement.
    •· Children are encouraged to see connections between new learning and prior knowledge.
    •· Children learn best in a safe, caring environment ~ one that values diversity, collaboration, risk-taking, and respect.
    •· Children thrive when expectations are high.
    •· Children are more than just test scores.
    •· School is not just about the children. It’s about the whole community.
    •· Communication between all stakeholders is timely, respectful, and for the benefit of students.
    •· Policies and procedures are consistent and foster positive relationships.