Our mission at Hawthorne Elementary is to prepare our students to become life long learners through the pursuit of knowledge, skills and attitudes that will help them deal with the challenges of an ever-changing world. At Hawthorne school the teachers, parents and support staff work together to build a strong and purposeful school community that promotes teaching and learning in a safe, positive and nurturing environment. Our school promotes academic excellence, student achievement and best teaching practices in an atmosphere that is built on mutual respect, sharing, trust, cooperation, professionalism and collegiality. Based on our calling to this noble profession, the educational profession, we desire and expect students to become dynamic learners and productive citizens. We acknowledge and accept our students as unique human beings with the capacity to learn and achieve.

By setting high academic standards for each of our students, we give them the opportunity to become successful and understand that learning is a life long process.