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School Mission, Vision, and Goals

TRES Mission Statement

At Thompson Ranch School, we prepare our students for opportunities of tomorrow by providing them with 21st Century skills of critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, communication, and creativity to ensure a successful future.

TRES Vision Statement

Committed to creating caring relationships, responsible individuals, and collaborative, life-long 21st Century learners.

 
TRES Purpose Statement

The purpose of Thompson Ranch Elementary School is to educate students to their highest learning potential by providing a quality, differentiated, yet equitable learning environment. Teachers, staff, and administrators will maintain a transparent environment while meeting the needs of our students and families. TRES will foster student success in the 21st Century and real-world situations by promoting collaboration, communication, creativity, and critical thinking skills. We will build student self-esteem by celebrating their strengths and achievements. Students will be prepared socially for the future through opportunities to exemplify character and serve the surrounding community.

STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) Integration
 
School Administration will:
 
Set high expectations for teachers with a shared vision of purpose and process for STEAM integration.
 
Teachers will:
 
Facilitate through open-ended investigations by providing students with authentic, real world and rigorous cross-curricular STEAM content
 
Students will:
 
Connect to the real world by engaging in critical thinking, problem solving, open inquiry, and relevant and authentic learning experiences.

STEAM Goal: 

By implementing a STEAM approach to learning,  students will engage in personalized learning opportunities that will increase the academic rigor by focusing on the critical attributes of the Profile of a Graduate.

Achievement Goals

· Increase the percentage of third-eight grade students meeting state standards in literacy and math by 5% each year as measured by the 2018 AzMERIT.

· Increase the percentage of kindergarten through third grade students reading at benchmark by 5% from August  to May as measured on 2018 DIBELS.