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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Upcoming Events and Info

  • Magnet, Early College and Year Round Schools Fair

    Explore all magnet programs, early college schools and the year-round calendar in one location. Find magnet school options for your address located here.
    • Date: October 26, 2019
    • Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    • Location: Panther Creek HS, 6770 McKrimmon Parkway, Cary, NC 27519
    • Email: magnetcenter@wcpss.net

    See Fair Flyer Here


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  • Magnet Parent Information Sessions

    General information sessions about all magnet themes, early colleges, and year-round calendar, along with info about the application and selection process.
    • September 4, October 2, November 6, December 4, January 8
    • Location: Crossroads I, 5625 Dillard Drive, Cary, NC 27518
    • Time: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
    • Email: magnetcenter@wcpss.net

     
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  • Magnet Elementary Schools Mini Fairs

    Explore all magnet elementary programs in one location - chat with staff from each theme. 

    • November 14, 9:30-11:00 at Mills Park Elementary, 509 Mills Park Dr., Cary, NC 27519
    • December 11, 9:30-11:00 at Scotts Ridge Elementary, 6601 Apex Barbecue Rd., Apex, NC 27502
    • January 8, 9:30-11:00 at North Forest Pines Elementary , 11501 Forest Pines Dr., Raleigh, NC 27614
    • January 15, 9:30-11:00 at Brier Creek Elementary, 9801 Brier Creek Pkwy., Raleigh, NC 27617

     

     

     


     

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  • Magnet Middle School Evening Mini Fairs

    Explore all magnet middle school programs in one location - chat with staff from each theme. 

    • November 12, 6p-7:30p - North Forest Pines ES,11501 Forest Pines Dr., Raleigh, NC 27614
    • December 10, 6p-7:30p - Mills Park ES, 509 Mills Park Dr., Cary, NC 27519
    • January 8, 6p-7:30p - Holly Grove ES, 1451 Avent Ferry Rd., Holly Springs, NC 
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