JAES Mission Statement

John Adams Elementary School Vision


The mission of John Adams Elementary School is to:

  • Provide a safe place for learning to occur
  • Support social-emotional development
  • Nurture creative and innovative leaders
  • Build unity through relationships with students, families, and the community



At John Adams Elementary we are committed to the continued focus on student engagement where: 


  • Set learning goals and track progress
  • Demonstrate perseverance and stamina in all settings (i.e. whole group, small group, independent).
  • Work productively in cooperative groups through inquiry, exploration, evaluation, and discussion.



  • Create a safe environment, both physically and emotionally, and academically, through the consistent use of school-wide expectations.
  • Use appropriate classroom management techniques and set procedures to ensure student success.
  • Provide cooperative opportunities that support learning and allow for productive struggle as a means to deepen student understanding.
  • Assess progress, provide feedback and evaluate overall results through a systematic goal-setting process.

The School:

  • Administration provides continuing education opportunities for all educators.
  • Administration collaborates with educators to strategically determine classroom placement and schedules appropriate support to meet the needs of all learners.
  • Culture fosters an environment of belonging, acceptance and community for all students, educators and families.


The Parents/Guardians:

  • Bring children to school on time and ready to learn.
  • Ensure the academic and behavioral needs of their child(ren) are met through open and on-going communication with educators.   
  • Consistently and regularly support the academic and behavioral decisions made by faculty and staff for all students.