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  • Principal's Message

    We Soar to Achieve Academic Excellence! 


    Robert R. Gray Elementary School's staff is committed to excellence as we work with our parents and students to ensure that every child:

    • Is exposed to a nurturing and caring school environment
    • Achieves and is successful in all subject areas
    • Continues to develop outstanding social skills and character
    • Behaves appropriately and feels safe at school
    • Is exposed to a nurturing and caring school environment for all students that embraces effective early childhood developmental practices
    Robert R. Gray Elementary School has an academic focus, with reading, writing and math as top priorities.
    Our school's motto, "We Soar to Achieve Academic Excellence," carries a message of setting high expectations for every student to achieve excellence in all areas of his/her school life. Additionally, staff must also achieve excellence by delivering a strong instructional program, using appropriate assessments to monitor student achievement, thereby determining and implementing strategies, approaches and materials to ensure every student's success.
    Our school's theme is "Read to Achieve." Reading is the key skill that allows students to be successful in all subject areas.
    An eagle provides the ideal mascot for Robert R. Gray Elementary School based on the following characteristics and qualities which are necessary for student and staff success:
    • Majestic, magnificent, powerful and full of dignity
    • Has high expectations and expects results
    • Is focused and has a sense of purpose
    • Perseveres against all odds
    I believe that students, parents and staff share my vision, commitment and dedication, as we work together to make this vision a reality.