Austin Road Elementary School50 Austin Rd, Stockbridge, GA 30281
The mission of Austin Road Elementary is for teachers, staff, parents and the community to work together to provide a safe, nurturing, positive and well-disciplined learning environment which sets high academic standards for our students, all of whom are unique and have different needs. The home, school, and community work as a team for maximum learning to occur. The school encourages independence, self-worth, respect for others, and sets goals of high expectations. Our community is part of the learning process, plays an active role in mentorship, and helps provide a safe environment. Quality education begins at home with parental commitment, which fosters a love for learning and builds a foundation for basic morals and values for the child's total development. All children are unique and learn at different rates and in different ways, therefore, a variety of teaching styles, resources, and appropriate evaluation instruments will be used in order for each student to achieve his/her fullest potential. Challenging expectations increase individual student performance. The use of media and technology is integrated throughout the curriculum All students are exposed to experiences that will expand their knowledge and appreciation of fine arts and promote the acceptance of different cultures. The social, emotional, physical, and psychological needs of each child are identified and assessed within the school setting and resources provided. The staff strives to be a positive role model committed to professional growth and continuous improvement of the school.