Mission Statement: Hilliard Elementary is committed to an educational process, involving the total community, which meets the needs of each child and provides the necessary resources to enable each student to develop into a self-confident, productive citizen prepared to enter secondary education with both academic and social success. Belief: - We believe that every student should have the opportunity to develop to their maximun potential in an emotionally and physically safe environment. - We believe all children should be given the opportunity to be successful learners in order to progress. - We believe that the staff should encourage the students to take pride in their work and their school, fostering the development of a positive self-concept. - We believe the school, the parents, and the community should work together to maximize student achievement. - We believe that student achievement directly relates to the number and variety of quality experiences to which students are exposed. - We believe in teaching students the skills which will enable them to excel in a changing society.