Our Mission

DTEMS Vision Statement

Our vision is to foster a safe and orderly climate while maintaining focus on best instructional practices to ensure that teaching for learning is the purpose of every day and that all students succeed at Davis-Thomas Elementary Middle School. We believe all individuals can learn and achieve success.  We believe all individuals have the right to a safe and caring environment.  We believe all individuals have a right to be treated with respect and dignity.  We believe it is the responsibility of all stakeholders, including community, school personnel, parents, and students themselves to increase student achievement and college and career readiness.

Mission Statement

Everything we do is directed toward helping the students at DTEMS achieve the goals set before them.  It is our responsibility to enable and assist all students in developing appropriate skills and achieving established grade level standards.  We also recognize our responsibility in helping students become college and career ready as well as productive members of society.  We accept these responsibilities and will fulfill them by teaching all students in a manner that will enable them to achieve their highest level of academic success regardless of socio-economic status, gender, or previous academic performance.  We are proud of our school and we continue our quest for excellence, always keeping in mind that “It’s about learning”.


It’s About Learning”