At Lincoln Elementary we are student centered and driven by high expectations where:
- Actively engage in the classroom by participating in discussions, completing work, and holding themselves accountable for their growth in mastering the Tennessee Standards.
- Make a minimum of one year’s academic growth annually once enrolled.
- Invest in and take pride in their school, their work, and themselves.
- Demonstrate a growing understanding of our school-wide expectations (respectful, responsible, trustworthy, and safe).
- Develop skills to persevere by choosing a growth-mindset, setting goals, and taking ownership of their learning.
Faculty and Staff:
- Exhibit a sense of pride and excitement about their jobs by maintaining positive relationships throughout our school and with stakeholders.
- Follow the KCS curriculum, instructional expectations, and use high leverage instructional strategies that promote growth for all students.
- Prioritize instruction by remaining focused on planning for what students should know and be able to do.
- Consistently collaborate vertically and horizontally with purpose and a plan for action in order to uphold high academic standards.
- Continue to implement school-wide behavioral expectations to promote a positive school climate.
- Feel safe and valued by administration and ASC because they are supported through policy and protocol.
- Ensures a welcoming, safe and clean learning environment.
- Incorporates a school-wide behavior management system that hold students to high expectations.
- Structures student incentive and consequences to uphold the school-wide behavior expectations.
- Protects teacher planning time to allow preparation for high quality instruction.
- Promotes collaboration between colleagues school and district wide.
Parents and Community:
- Participate in school events in order to create shared lifelong memories.
- Invest in their child/children education to support academic success.
- Promote a positive reputation within the community.
- Motivate and encourage their child/children to be the best he/she can be.