Belief Statement

Our Belief Statement

We believe that...

  •  Every child can learn.
  •  Every child and every family shall be treated fairly and deserves respect.
  •  Every individual in the community has a responsibility for the education and well being of its members.
  •  High expectations and high standards for all learners result in higher achievement.
  •  All children deserve to come to school ready to learn every day.
  •  The strength of diversity is an asset.
  •  The strength of a community is its ability to advocate for all its children.
  •  Well-prepared learners meet the challenges of a global, competitive market.
  •  Children are most successful in school when families work as partners with the school community in the learning process.

Home School Compact

Nathanael Greene Elementary School

Home School Compact


As a school, we agree to:

  • Teach classes using best practices to address the needs of all our students
  • Have high expectations and help every child to develop a love for learning
  • Communicate regularly with families about student progress
  • Provide a safe and caring learning environment
  • Actively participate in collaborating with families and my colleagues to make our school an accessible and welcoming place which will help students achieve our schools high academic standards
  • Respect the school, students, staff, and families

As students, we agree to:

  • Read for at least 30 minutes every day
  • Ask for help whenever there is a problem
  • Come to school ready to learn and work hard
  • Know and follow school and class rules
  • Respect the school, classmates, staff and families

As family, we agree to:

  • Provide a quiet time and place for homework
  • Read to my child and/or encourage my child to read at least 30 minutes every day
  • Ensure that my child attends school every day, gets adequate sleep, and is at school on time
  • Regularly monitor my child’s progress in school
  • Participate in school activities such as school decision making, volunteering and/or attending parent/teacher conferences
  • Communicate the importance of education and learning to my child
  • Respect the school, staff, students, and families

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