School Vision, Mission, Colors, Mascot, Hours

Mission:
At Seven Hills Elementary we empower learners to be leaders by developing the whole person. As a community, we will aim high and persevere when the work is hard, knowing that together we WILL accomplish greatness.

Vision:
In preparation for future success, every student will leave their grade at or above grade level, no matter where they start, and all stakeholders will work in partnership to create a school where everyone feels valued, cared for and empowered to lead their own learning.

Core Beliefs:
At Seven Hills Elementary we believe:
• Everyone can be a leader
• Everyone has genius
• Educators empower students to lead their own learning
• In developing the whole person
• Change starts with me


The Principles of Learning:

  • Effort produces achievement.
  • Learning is about making connections.
  • We learn with and through others.
  • Learning takes time.
  • Motivation matters.

The Principles of Teaching:

  • The teacher matters.
  • Focused teaching promotes accelerated learning.
  • Clear expectations and continuous feedback activate learning.
  • Good teaching builds on students' strengths and respects individuals' differences.
  • Good teaching involves modeling what students should learn.

The Principles of Curriculum:

  • The curriculum should focus on powerful knowledge.
  • All students should experience a "Thinking Curriculum."
  • The best results come from having an aligned instructional system.