Poe Mission, Vision,Values, and Core Beliefs

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    Poe GT/AIG Basics Magnet Elementary School will provide a relevant and engaging education and will graduate students who are collaborative, creative, effective communicators and critical thinkers.




    Poe Magnet Elementary School will provide an authentic and meaningful education for the whole child, including academic, physical, social, emotional, and artistic growth. Our children will develop ownership for their learning and outcomes through relevant and engaging instruction that fosters student collaboration, creativity, effective communication and critical thinking. As an inclusive school community, we will continue to support diverse learning styles, and cultivate family engagement and relationships with the broader community. By supporting the growth and learning of all Poe students, we will prepare them to be leaders in a complex and ever-changing world.

    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. 

     Value Statements

    • We will provide targeted and engaging learning opportunities designed to meet the needs of every student.
    • We will use current data as a performance measurement to focus on and respond to student learning.
    • We will seek and implement strategies to meaningfully involve parents and the community in the education of our children.
    • We will support and challenge each other as colleagues to promote ongoing professional growth within ourselves and educational growth in our students.
    • We will seek understanding of the comprehensive needs of our children and implement tools to address them.
    • We will model innovation and risk-taking while focusing on student achievement.