About Us

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Our Mission 

It is the mission of Colin Powell Elementary School to provide a safe and caring learning environment that embraces diversity.  We set high expectations for academic and social excellence, and ensure that all individuals succeed in meeting these goals.  As a total school community, we work together to meet individual student needs and to create experiences that promote the development of responsible, productive citizens and confident, life-long learners.

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Our Vision

The community of learners of Colin Powell Elementary School envisions a diverse community of learners working together to achieve their limitless potential as moral, conscientious citizens.

  • Students will develop an awareness of community resources and how they can make a difference within that community.
  • Students will develop a sense of purpose and an awareness of societal responsibility.
  • Students will be sensitive to individual differences.
  • Students will accept diversity.
  • Students, parents, and staff will collaboratively be accountable for high achievement in the classroom and within the community.

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Administrative Team

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Our Core Values and Beliefs

To ensure academic success for all, the Colin Powell school community unites to make the following commitments:

  • We will work collaboratively to make instructional decisions to support the learning of each child.
  • We will challenge students to think critically and become problem solvers.
  • We will support our students as they strive to be responsible, caring, respectful, honest, and cooperative.
  • We will engage in meaningful professional development activities which support student success.
  • We will respect, honor, and celebrate the cultural and educational diversity of our school community.
  • We will acknowledge parents and community volunteers as partners in the educational process.

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