Mission Statement

Mission and Vision statement

LAKE WASHINGTON SCHOOL DISTRICT VISION
Every Student Future Ready
Prepared for College, Prepared for the Global Workplace, Prepared for Personal Success
PETER KIRK ELEMENTARY VISION
Every Student Future Ready
PETER KIRK ELEMENTARY MISSION
Peter Kirk is a creative learning environment where children feel they are valued and safe. Staff and community collaborate to provide the highest quality education to prepare students to be life long learners.

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WHAT WE VALUE …

Student-Centered Work: We support an educational approach that is focused on individual development where students are actively engaged in their own education.

Lifelong Learning: We develop skills that will allow us to continue to grow and learn even after we leave school.

Academic Achievement: We appreciate and recognize academic excellence.

Differences in Learning Styles: We recognize that people learn differently and we adapt accordingly.

Quality Student Assessment: We assess a student’s performance on the basis of a broad spectrum of work that is representative of the individual’s talents and skills.

Cultural Diversity: We value the diversity in gender, ethnicity, and race that is present in our larger community.

Respect for Others: We respect and appreciate the differences and similarities of others.

Taking Risks: We encourage each other to take risks in order to achieve our goals. We recognize and learn from our mistakes.

Responsible Citizenship: We care about our school and community. We participate in community activities and work to preserve and enhance our environment.

Democracy: We respect and value the views of others and encourage participatory decision-making.

Self-Reliance: We inspire confidence in ourselves and in others. We take responsibility for our own actions.

Home/School/Community Partnership: We recognize the important part to be played by parents, teachers, administrators and members of the business, government and social communities.