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Mission & Beliefs

Mission Statement

Patterson Elementary builds a foundation that promotes excellence.


At Patterson Elementary, we are "Promoting Excellence as the Standard."


Patterson Elementary students believe in their potential to learn, excel, and own their future.

School Beliefs

We believe...

  • Students learn best when they are actively engaged in real-world activities and share accountability for their learning.
  • Instructional strategies must be differentiated to meet students' needs.
  • Learning is a shared responsibility of the school, home, and community.
  • Attendance by students and staff directly impacts student achievement.
  • School decisions should be student-centered and data-driven.
  • Students learn best in a safe and secure environment.
  • Positive relationships and mutual respect between students and staff enhance learning.
  • Student literacy is essential for college and/or career readiness.
  • The use of technology ensures all students are self-directed, productive thinkers, and researchers.