About Our School

Mission, Vision & Beliefs

Mission Statement:South Side Elementary School will teach students to grow responsibly, to encourage academics and attitudes through hard work, and to become G-R-E-A-A-T! Growing - Responsible Students - & Encouraging - Academics - & Attitudes - Together

Shared Vision: We will create a caring, positive, and safe environment, where all belong, all learn, and all have  the confidence to succeed.

Our Beliefs:All children can learn, achieve, and succeed. In order for students to be successful, cooperation must exist among home, school, and community. We provide a safe environment which promotes learning and meets the needs of students and staff. We provide every student the opportunity to acquire the fundamental skills of education to meet their utmost potential. We incorporate various teaching strategies and technologies to accommodate the learning styles of individual students. Each student should be held responsible for their grades and behavior. We provide a curriculum that will challenge students of differing talents. Teachers must clearly communicate expectations for student performance. Our school’s policies are clearly outlined in our handbook.