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Robert E Lee Elementary PTA
Cougar Communications

About The School

Vision Statement

Robert E. Lee seeks to empower our students to be transformational leaders equipped with the skills to become globally-conscious citizens dedicated to lifelong learning.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to develop well-rounded students through an integrated, inquiry-based curriculum that will expand their creativity, promote respect of the global community, and cultivate reflective thinkers.

Core Beliefs

  • Our main purpose is to foster the development of well-rounded students.
  • Staff members must have a dedication to dedication to high quality, trans-disciplinary instruction
  • Intercultural understanding and respect are greatly valued and practiced daily.
  • Stakeholders must have  a commitment to children and the pursuit of excellence.

Key Components of Our Education Plan

  • Teachers will plan and utilize interdisciplinary units of inquiry as part of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Program (PYP) framework.
  • When planning the units of inquiry, teachers will reflect and apply knowledge by generating a final product to enhance their learning.
  • At the culmination of each unit of inquiry, students will reflect and apply knowledge by generating a final product to enhance their learning.
  • We will explicitly teach and model the 10 student learning   outcomes which are a part of the IB philosophy.  The student will be encouraged to be inquirers, thinkers, communicators, and risk-takers who exhibit the following characteristics: knowledge, principled, caring, open-minded, well-balanced and reflective.
  • While teaching the state standards, teachers will imbed the instruction of social thinking and communication, research and self-management skills.