Ellendale Elementary

Our Mission, Vision and Beliefs

Ellendale Mission

Ellendale Elementary School strives to create a challenging learning environment that encourages high expectations for student success while promoting safety, responsibility, kindness, and respect for each other and the global community.


The vision of Ellendale Elementary School is to provide an environment allowing students, parents,

staff, and stakeholders to grow, learn, and make positive contributions to society. Our school

will provide students with social, technological, academic, personal, and emotional experiences to

succeed in an ever-changing, challenging world. An expanded emphasis on diversity awareness

and exposure to the arts will be part of our lessons, including the incorporation of STEM principles.

Knowledge of students’ specific learning needs and appropriate ways to meet these needs will continue to be

a focus and purpose of our school. Ellendale Elementary School students will possess the ability to be

independent thinkers, successful problem-solvers, and continuous, active learners throughout their lives.


At Ellendale Elementary School we believe:

  • Opportunities are provided for all students to achieve success to their fullest potential in a safe and comfortable learning environment.
  • A variety of teaching strategies and assessments are implemented to accommodate the different learning styles of all students.
  • All students are viewed as valued and unique individuals with their own emotional, social, intellectual,and physical needs.
  • Consistent and productive communication between the administration, faculty, staff, students, and parents by assisting students in meeting their fullest potential.
  • Ongoing and current technology experiences allow student ownership of the tools necessary to function in our ever-changing technological society.
  • Students are provided with the necessary support and encouragement to enhance positive self-esteem.
  • Developmentally appropriate and challenging activities are chosen to positively impact and enhance education.
  • Learning facilities, resources, and opportunities are continually modified to meet the needs of all students.
  • Extensive resources and services are offered to meet the individual needs of exceptional students.
  • Wellness programs promote physical fitness, cooperative play, and good sportsmanship.
  • Students are given opportunities to develop a cultural awareness and express creativity through Visual and Performing Arts.