Vision, Core Beliefs and Foundation Components

Mission Statement:

Milford Elementary School, united with parents and community will provide a nurturing and safe environment and instill in our students high standards in academics, integrity, leadership, and citizenship.

Vision Statements:

  • United in collaborative teams to achieve our common purpose and clear goals.
  • Empower students to solve problems and make decisions that benefit themselves and others.
  • Monitor students progress and provide enriched programs for all.
  • Encourage creativity and inspire motivation
  • Encourage students to be responsible, respectful, self-disciplined members of our communities

Student Statements:

Tiger Cubs are a TEAM!

  • Treating others with respect
  • Example to others
  • Always honest
  • Mentally focused to learn

Mantra: Empowering all students to learn through systematic school-wide support and TEAM (Together Education ALL Minds).

Core Beliefs:

Date informs our decisions:

  • What do we want students to know?
  • How do we know they have learned it?
  • What do we do with students who haven't learned it?
  • What do we do with students that do learn it?

Bedrock Beliefs:

  • Children rise to the level of our expectations
  • We believe that learning is inpidual and we must foster that learning
  • We must empower each student with essential skills in order for them to be successful in society.
  • Every child can learn and achieve.
  • Every child will learn when we focus on students learning.
  • We know that students will learn best in an environment of caring adults.
  • Learning includes academic, behavioral and social competencies.
  • Change is intentional, clear and shows continuous change and progress
  • Change is a must and constant.


  • I will have high expectations for all students.
  • I will seek to understand, learn, reflect, and implement best practices for optimum student learning.
  • My students will feel confident and successful because I want them to love learning, and feel confident with the learning process.
  • I will ensure that each child achieves academically and socially to his or her potential.
  • I will do what ever it takes to help my students learn the skill necessary for success.