Principal's Message

Sheffield Elementary is a place where everyone is someone special. The school is organized and designed to facilitate and enable teachers to teach and students to learn.

Our educational goal is to make learning so exciting that students will experience the joy of discovering new ideas and building new skills. The ultimate goal is to help them to develop a love of learning.

Positive attitudes toward school and long term changes in behavior are the behavioral goals for each student. Students are taught to respect themselves and others. They are given many opportunities to develop and demonstrate self-discipline and responsibility.

We believe that all students have the right to a quality education. We firmly believe that all students have the right to attend school, to learn, and to play in a positive, safe, and threat-free environment. The faculty is deeply committed to providing and maintaining a strong discipline policy for students. Respect and responsibility are strong components of our school discipline program. Sheffield students can articulate school-wide rules, which are consistently and equitably enforced. The school-wide conflict management program ensures a safe and orderly school environment. the faculty and staff members are fair and consistent in the implementation of the simple rules and guidelines at Sheffield Elementary.

Awards assemblies are held at the end of each six weeks grading period. Positive behavior and performance is recognized through a variety of awards such as Good Citizenship, Accelerrated Reader, Honor Roll, Perfect Attendance, and Most Improved. Students, staff, and parents are rewarded for their successes and accomplishments.

Homework is an integral part of school and helps students develop responsibility and good study habits by successfully completing homework assignments. Homework is a link between school and home. Sheffield parents' support for homework is a critical factor towards building positive attitudes and good study habits. Emphasis is on the quality of the experience rather than the quantity of the work.

Sheffield Elementary school's climate is exemplary. Classroom and school programs reflect the school's strong emphasis on learning. Students and parents express pride in their school. The school community's total support for quality education at Sheffield school is impressive. We believe that the school's climate will enable each student to experience personal success and develop into life long learners.