Mission Statement

  • Underwood Elementary will provide a relevant and engaging education and will graduate students who are collaborative, creative, effective communicators and critical thinkers.

    Our Vision 

    We challenge each child to develop individual talents and to demonstrate academic, creative, and social growth in order to become a productive, responsible citizen.

  • Core Beliefs

    • Every student is uniquely capable and deserves to be challenged and engaged in relevant, rigorous, and meaningful learning each day.

    • Every student is expected to learn, grow, and succeed while we will eliminate the ability to predict achievement based on socioeconomic status, race, and ethnicity.

    • Well-supported, highly effective, and dedicated principals, teachers, and staff are essential to success for all students.

    • The Board of Education, superintendent, and all staff, while sustaining best practices, will promote and support a culture of continuous improvement, risk-taking, and innovation that results in a high-performing organization focused on student achievement.

    • The Board of Education, superintendent, and all staff value a diverse school community that is inviting, respectful, inclusive, flexible, and supportive.

    • The Wake County residents value a strong public school system and will partner to provide the support and resources to fully realize our shared vision, accomplish the mission, and sustain our core beliefs.

    Values 

    • We will have high expectations for all students with multiple, varied opportunities to demonstrate growth.

    • We will reflect on best practices in order to continuously improve.

    • We will partner with our community to enhance all our programs

    • We will provide opportunities for parental involvement in their child’s learning.

    • We will personalize instructional practices to best meet the needs of all students. • We will analyze data to guide teaching and learning

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Magnet Events

  • Magnet Theme Thursday: Parent Information Sessions
    General sessions about all magnet themes and early colleges, the application and selection process.
    Dates: SEP 7, OCT 5, NOV 2, DEC 7, JAN 4, JAN 18
    Location: Crossroads I, 5625 Dillard Drive, Cary, NC 27518
    Session Times: 10a - 11a
    Email: magnetcenter@wcpss.net 

     
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  • Early College Fair 

    Explore all  early college schools in one location.

    Date: October 14, 2017

    Time: 9a  - 11a

    Location: Vernon Malone College and Career Academy, 2200 S. Wilmington St., Raleigh,  
    Email: magnetcenter@wcpss.net 


     

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  • Magnet and Early College Schools Fair
    Explore all magnet and early college schools in one location. Find magnet school options for your address locate here.
    Date: November 4, 2017
    Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Location: Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School at 2600 Rock Quarry Road, Raleigh, NC 27610

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  • Missed the magnet fair? No worries...explore all of the elementary magnet programs in one location. 

    January 4, 2018, 9:30am - 11:00am  at Farmington Woods Magnet Elementary School

         1413 Hampton Valley Rd., Cary, NC 27511

    January 9, 2018, 9:30am - 11:00am at Green Magnet Elementary School

         5307 Six Forks Rd., Raleigh NC 27609

    January 17, 2018, 10:00am - 11:30am at Washington Magnet Elementary School

         1000 Fayetteville St., Raleigh, NC 27601


     

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