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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

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

    January 4, 2017, 9:30am - 11:00am  at Farmington Woods Magnet Elementary School

         1413 Hampton Valley Rd., Cary, NC 27511

    January 10, 2017, 9:30am - 11:00am at Green Magnet Elementary School

         5307 Six Forks Rd., Raleigh NC 27609


     

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

    November 30th, 6:00pm - 7:30pm  at Carroll Magnet Middle School

         4520 Six Forks Rd., Raleigh, NC 27609

    December 6th, 6:00pm - 7:30pm at Davis Dr.  Elementary School

         2151 Davis Dr, Cary, NC 27529

     


     

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  • Magnet Theme Thursday: Parent Information Sessions

    General sessions about all magnet themes and early colleges, the application and selection process.
    Dates: October 6, November 3, December 1
    Location: Crossroads I, 5625 Dillard Drive, Cary, NC 27518
    Session Times: 10a - 11a
    Email: magnetcenter@wcpss.net 

    Magnet Theme Thursday: Parent Information Sessions
    General sessions about all magnet themes and early colleges, the application and selection process.
    Dates: January 5, January 19 
    Location: Crossroads II, 110 Corning Dr, Cary, NC 27518
    Session Times: 10a - 11a
    Email: magnetcenter@wcpss.net 

     
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  • Magnet Middle School Theme Showcase

    Looking into schools for your soon to be middle schooler. Be sure to check out our Magnet Schools. Visit a magnet middle school campus to learn more about their program. Use the address look-up tool to find the magnet schools that serve your address. Check school websites for open house tour times.

    Date: January 17, 2017

    Location: ALL MAGNET MIDDLE SCHOOLS

    Check school websites for open house times.

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  • Magnet Elementary School Theme Showcase

    Looking into schools for your elementary (or soon to be) child. Be sure to check out our Magnet Schools. Visit a magnet elementary school campus to learn more about their program. Use the address look-up tool to find the magnet schools that serve your address. Check school websites for open house tour times.

    Date: January 18, 2017

    Location: ALL MAGNET ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

    Check school websites for open house times.


     

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