About High Plains

 High Plains Elementary Mission Statement

High Plains Elementary School, an inclusive, culturally-diverse neighborhood school, will develop future-ready citizens of knowledge, character, and action by equipping, inspiring, and empowering all students to be confident, global-minded leaders within a safe, socially and emotionally healthy, personalized learning environment.

 Vision

Our core purpose is to cause learning by building learning capacity, collaborating, making meaning, and breaking through to apply understanding. 


Building Learning Capacity – All members of High Plains Elementary develop learning capacity through goal setting, applying their "HOWLS" learner mindset, personal growth, and academic achievement.

Collaborating – All members of High Plains Elementary develop collaborative skills and values to enable them to actively engage others and contribute as effective members of any community. 

Making Meaning – That all members of High Plains Elementary problem solve, question, investigate, and make decisions using a learning process, thinking tools, and a range of learning strategies to deepen their understandings of concepts. 

Break Through – That all members of High Plains Elementary discover and build on strengths and interests to experience further fulfillment in learning.        

 

2015-16 Site Plan Objectives

Objectives:     I.     100% of students will meet or exceed expected individual yearly progress as defined by academic standards.

    II. 100% of students and stakeholders will demonstrate a growth mindset with
social/emotional core competencies.

 

Our school mascot is Timber, a wolf.

 

Blue and white are our school colors.