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The Mission Statement for Vick Elementary:

Our mission at Vick Elementary School is to provide a nurturing, personalized, innovative educational environment which creates success for every student, every day through the community working together.


Vick Elementary established the following goals in alignment with the school's mission statement.

  • Vick Elementary School will increase the number of proficient of students in Grades 3-5 on the NC Reading EOG from 20.6% to 30% by June 2018.
  • Vick Elementary will increase the number of proficient students in Grades 3-5 on the NC Math EOG from 24.3% to 35% by June 2018.
  • Vick Elementary School will increase the number of students who are proficient on the Grade 5 NC Science EOG from 28.9% to 45% by June 2018.
  • Vick Elementary School will increase its overall proficiency from 23.2% to 31% by June 2018.

To achieve these goals, Vick Elementary has chosen to focus on implementing these Selected Indicators:

Student Success Indicators

A1.07 ALL teachers employ effective classroom management and reinforce classroom rules and procedures by positively teaching them. (5088)
A2.04 Instructional Teams develop standards-aligned units of instruction for each subject and grade level. (5094)
A4.01 The school implements a tiered instructional system that allows teachers to deliver evidence-based instruction aligned with the individual needs of students across all tiers. (5117)
A4.06 ALL teachers are attentive to students' emotional states, guide students in managing their emotions, and arrange for supports and interventions when necessary. (5124)
A4.16 The school develops and implements consistent, intentional, and on-going plans to support student transitions for grade-to-grade and level-to-level. (5134)
B1.01 The LEA has an LEA Support & Improvement Team. (5135)
B1.03 A Leadership Team consisting of the principal, teachers who lead the Instructional Teams, and other professional staff meets regularly (at least twice a month) to review implementation of effective practices. (5137)
B2.03 The school has established a team structure among teachers with specific duties and time for instructional planning. (5143)
B3.01 The LEA/School monitors progress of the extended learning time programs and strategies being implemented, and uses data to inform modifications. (5147)
B3.03 The principal monitors curriculum and classroom instruction regularly and provides timely, clear, constructive feedback to teachers. (5149)
C2.01 The LEA/School regularly looks at school performance data and aggregated classroom observation data and uses that data to make decisions about school improvement and professional development needs. (5159)
C3.04 The LEA/School has established a system of procedures and protocols for recruiting, evaluating, rewarding, and replacing staff. (5168)
D1.03 The principal provides optimum conditions for the Leadership Team to make decisions and act on their decisions. (5172)
E1.06 The school regularly communicates with parents/guardians about its expectations of them and the importance of the curriculum of the home (what parents can do at home to support their children's learning). (5182)