Staff Collective Commitments

In order to achieve our vision of an exemplary elementary school, we the Rice staff will...

  • Approach each day with optimism and enthusiasm.
  • ​​Establish clear, high expectations with specific academic and behavioral targets for all students.
  • Provide the support and challenge needed for each child to meet the expected targets.
  • ​Work as a collaborative team to continually increase our knowledge and use of research supported strategies to support students academically and behaviorally.
  • Deliver meaningful, relevant, and differentiated curriculum that prepares all students for the next level of learning.
  • Systematically assess student learning to drive instruction, set appropriate learning goals, and inform students and parents of progress toward expected targets.
  • Educate the whole child by providing direct instruction in art, music, physical education, and technology.
  • Implement the components of the Positive Behavioral and Intervention Support (PBIS) model to encourage exemplary behavior and facilitate academic success.
  • ​Establish two-way communication within our school community to promote academic excellence and citizenship.