About Our School

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-T!

Responsible students and
Academics and Attitudes

Shared Vision:
South Side Elementary School's ideal future includes respectful, responsible, cooperative, and well-educated students and faculty. The school will be a safe and nurturing environment where each student feels successful and valued.

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.