The Peacham Elementary School is a community of learners and
teachers dedicated to developing the ability of each individual to think and
communicate clearly, to explore the world, to make responsible decisions, and
to have concern for the common good.
*Students are provided learning opportunities that address
their individual needs, learning styles, and unique abilities in a positive
and administrators establish and maintain a safe and positive school
climate that nurtures development and learning. The school environment emphasizes trust, cooperation, and
respect, and values diverse backgrounds, cultures, and
intelligences. Learning is connected to
Peacham’s rich historical, scientific, artistic, and agricultural
opportunities. The school uses the
outdoors as an extension of classroom learning.
*Students demonstrate proficiency in academics and the arts
through problem solving and creative skills.
Teaching includes diverse, experiential, and project-based learning
opportunities. The school sets high
standards and personalized goals, encourages healthy risk-taking, and provides
positive recognition for achievement.
*Through the school, community, and family, students are
taught the skills, knowledge, and habits that inspire within them a love of
learning, sustained by curiosity and a passion for discovery.
*Students become responsible, confident, involved citizens
of their school, community, the natural environment, and wider world. The school, family, and community are
responsible for instilling skills, knowledge, attitudes, and information
relevant to producing accomplished citizens.
Students are prepared
for transition and engage independently with society outside of school in ways
that are productive and satisfying.