Vision, Mission & Values
Lyn Knoll Elementary will be a community school that ensures every student becomes a lifelong learner, a leader in our community, and an empathetic individual who lifts others. Vision:
Lyn Knoll Elementary will create an inclusive culture of excellence in which everyone is a learner, by cultivating character through strategic social-emotional education, celebrating diversity by providing authentic, individualized learning and creating a community where everyone can be a leader who lifts others around them.
We Learn: Students learn through engaging academic instruction that meets their individual needs.
We Lead: Students develop social-emotional skills in order to be leaders in their community.
We Lift: Students lift each other in our school community by being compassionate and providing equitable access to resources.
APS 2020: Shaping the Future is based on our community’s core beliefs about education—these are our foundation. We, as a community, believe:
●Every student has unique abilities that we must recognize and engage.
A district with students at its center provides an adaptable and responsible foundation for learning.
●Student and staff safety is essential to our vision and mission.
●Students, families, staff, and community members share the responsibility for student achievement.
●Student achievement and growth are driven by a highly-effective and respected staff working as a team.
●Students take an active and ongoing responsibility for their learning.
●Families are our partners in education.
●Community partnerships provide vital resources and opportunities for students and families.
●All students must have equitable access to learning opportunities, technology, and environments that support them in reaching their full potential.
●Diversity is a strength in our community.