The mission of South Douglas Elementary School is to provide a foundation that will enable students to become lifelong learners and productive members of society.
...students are the most important participants in the learning process and need the understanding and support of home, school, and community in order to reach their full potential.
...a safe, clean, nurturing, stimulating, and disciplined atmosphere is conducive to learning.
...in challenging and motivating students by setting high expectations for learning and behavior.
...in meeting the individual needs of students by implementing a variety of teaching methods and assessments.
...students should be equipped with academic, creative, social, physical, and technical skills.
...students should be encouraged to respect the rights and feelings of others and realize that accepting the responsibility for their decisions and actions is an integral part of learning.