Western Elementary School aspires to become one of the top 25 academically ranked elementary schools in the state of Kentucky. We will accomplish this through assisting students to achieve their highest level of academic success and personal growth by learning core content through engaging work in a secure and inviting environment. Western Elementary will cultivate a professional learning community through shared leadership and decision making including faculty, parents, community and students both global and local.
Western Elementary will serve as a focal point for our students, their families and the community. It will provide a respectful, challenging, positive, and supportive environment. It will focus on learning and will recognize diversity as well as the growth and development of each individual.
Students will be actively involved, utilize complex reasoning strategies and be given the opportunity to choose enriching activities that focus the strength of the child. Students will use a variety of resources and technology to learn and process information.
Motivated teachers will maximize learning time by facilitating the instructional process and by providing both standardized and authentic assessment in order to guide student success. They will work to instill a love of learning in their students.
Parents will recognize how important they are in their child’s education by being involved with the school. They will work as a partner with teachers and administrators to share the responsibility of setting high expectations for all children. They will instill an attitude of respect for education.
The curricula will provide students with powerful learning opportunities designed to support state standards and benchmarks to achieve the skills necessary to become productive citizens.