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Leighton Elementary School    Leighton, AL
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  Mission Statement  

  About The School  

Mission Statement

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Mission Statement:

 

         The mission of Leighton Elementary School is to provide a safe and nurturing environment which enables all students to achieve educational success, value learning as an ongoing process, and allow opportunities for technology experiences that will mold our students into college and career ready citizens.

 

                                         PROPÓSITO DE NUESTRA MISIÓN
           La misión de la comunidad de la Escuela Primaria de Leighton es de proveer un ambiente seguro y educativo que le facilite a todos los alumos la posibilidad de alcanzar éxito en su educación, valorar el proceso de aprendizaje y proveer oportunidades de tener experiencia con tecnología, lo que moldeará a los alumnos en llegar a ser ciudadanos productivos listos para asistir a la universidad o a empezar una carrera.

 

Leighton Elementary School Believes: 
All students have the potential to learn with appropriate and challenging instructional curriculum that will enable them to continue learning throughout life. 

Effective student learning is our primary focus and the basis of all decisions impacting the work of our school community.

Teachers, staff, administrators, parents, community members, and students, share the responsibility of creating an effective school. 

Responsibility, resourcefulness and respect are character traits expected and modeled by all members of our school community. 

A supportive learning environment includes high expectations among students and staff.

Core Beliefs:
The district believes that the needs of students must be met and recognizes individual differences, provided a challenging curriculum, stakeholder involvement is essential, supportive learning environment along with high expectations are crucial elements to learning. The district believes all students have potential to learn, and that learning is a life-long process.

 

At Leighton Elementary School we believe that all students have the potential to learn with appropriate and challenging instructional curriculum that will enable them to continue learning throughout life. Effective student learning is our primary focus and the basis of all decisions impacting the work of our school community. Teachers, staff, administrators, parents, community members, and students share the responsibility of creating an effective school. Responsibility, resourcefulness, and respect are character traits expected and modeled by all members of our school community. A supportive learning environment includes high expectations among students and staff.  

 

Note:  All core subjects will be taught by teachers that meet the highly qualified status as required by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB).  The Colbert County School System will hire highly qualified teachers, including teachers who become highly qualified through state and local alternative routes to certification, and special education teachers, in order to reduce class size, particularly in the early grades.

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