Welcome to Emerson Elementary School! The Emerson school community consists of students, teachers, families, staff members, volunteers and community members who care deeply about children, their success and well being.
Emerson has a well-rounded curriculum focused on meeting the needs of a diverse population. This year, our school enrollment will be approximately 320 children in Transitional Kindergarten through Fifth grade, with two kindergartens, two first grades, two second grades, two third grades, one fourth, a fourth/fifth combination class, and a fifth grade classroom. In addition, we have full-time special education teachers, a speech and language therapist, and part-time counseling intern services on site, and Community Schools Manager, and a Common Core Teacher Leader. Supplementing our regular classroom activities is a variety of enrichment opportunities including art, music, gardening, physical activity, weekly library time, and outdoor education.Our VisionEmerson prepares students for lifelong success by embracing and nurturing the whole child. We create learning environments centered around students, facilitated by teachers, and supported by families and our community, so that every child grows and succeeds.Our MissionWe are a relationship-centered school:
- students are known, valued and celebrated.
We support all students:
- academic and social emotional programs meet students where they are and accelerate them forward.
We are committed to equity:
- we eliminate racial, socioeconomic and gender inequities through culturally relevant learning experiences.
We are a learning community:
- with a learning stance, we use inquiry and reflection to improve our practice.