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Mission, Vision, and Beliefs


Our Mission: What we do best
Work together to solve problems and empower one another!

 Our Vision: What our future looks like because of our mission
Working together to change the world!

Beliefs: What guides us

We Believe That:

  • Students are our first priority. Every decision and action must be based on the needs of students.
  • Parents, educators, school, and community members share responsibility for learning.
  • Every child is capable of learning, which is the priority of our school.
  • Literacy is the foundation of success in all content areas.
  • Differentiation meets individual learning styles, ensuring that learning occurs.
  • Clear goals and high expectations result in student learning.
  • Learning thrives in an environment that inspires creativity, inquiry, innovation, and critical thinking.
  • Technology enables us to communicate, research, and solve problems together.
  • Character education promotes the development of responsible citizens.

School Goals

We have established the following goals for the 2017-2018 school year:

  1. Congaree Elementary School will score at or above the state average in ELA (45.5%), Math (45.0%), Science (49.1%), and Social Studies (67.6%) as measured by SC Ready and SC PASS on the state report card by May 31, 2021. 
  2. Congaree Elementary School will be recognized as a National ESEA Distinguished School by May 31, 2022. 
  3. Congaree Elementary School will be recognized as an AVID Showcase School by May 31, 2022.
  4. Congaree Elementary School will be recognized as a South Carolina Department of Education PBIS Ribbon Award School by May 31, 2022. 


Please talk to your child about these goals.
Our objective is to help each child become a proficient reader and mathematician,
 on his or her way to college or a career.