• Mission Statement

    Ordway Elementary is a safe and caring environment where all children will be successful students and responsible citizens.


     Caring to learn

     Learning to care


     Belief Statements
    • A positive learning environment includes respect and acceptance for self and others.
    • Children need to feel safe, valued and encouraged to take risks when learning.
    • Children learn in a variety of ways, and learning is a lifelong process.
    • Learning is a partnership between students, staff, and families sharing the roles of responsibility, guidance, and support.
    • Learning occurs when students are actively engaged and experience personal satisfaction.
    • Education incorporates academics, the arts, and life skills.