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Mission & Vision

Mission, Vision, and Belief Statements

 Abraham Lincoln Elementary School  

Vision:  Student Focused... World Class

Mission: The Mission of Kingsport City Schools is to provide all students with a world-class and student centered education that ensures college and career readiness.


  • Students learn best when teachers cultivate an exciting learning environment.
  • Data drives instructions and our instruction is driven by the need to teach for understanding using research-based methods.
  • Instructional planning is based on state standards and student needs.
  • Multiple assessment strategies are used to gather formative and summative data and plan for next steps.
  • Student ownership leads to higher achievement.
  • Every student should strive for their personal best with the ultimate goal of reaching proficiency or beyond.
  • Family involvement is key to student success.


Key Practices:

  • We will plan for learning to occur.
  • We will teach for understanding.
  • We will assess our learners to determine next steps.
  • We will incorporate problem-solving and innovation in teaching and learning.
  • We will use internationally benchmarked standards to guide our assessments and teaching.
  • We will sustain a collaborative culture with a focus for learning for all.
  • We will engage our families and communities.
  • We will recruit, retain, and develop highly competent educators.
  • We will build leadership capacity within our educational community.