School Mission Statement
"W.W. Estes Elementary School is committed to working with children, staff, families, and the community to provide a safe, caring and active learning environment that provides all students with the tools to become responsible citizens and lifelong learners in a changing world."
School Belief Statements
- Meaningful learning occurs when individual needs are addressed in a safe and nurturing environment through relevant curriculum.
- Students are most successful when they are independent readers and confident problem solvers.
- Teachers are most effective as professionals when they have forums in which to discuss and collaborate on school issues, so that school-based decisions are made concerning behavior management, teaching practices, and student achievement.
- Learning is enhanced in an environment of mutual respect and open communication among administration, teachers, parents, and students.
Buncombe County Schools Vision Statement