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Message From Mrs. Brown

A Message from Mrs. Brown

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Our motto at Woodland Heights Elementary School, “Always for Children,” provides the basis for all of our child-centered initiatives to provide high standards of academic excellence in a caring, nurturing environment. Woodland Heights Elementary School is a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, a Colin Powell’s Flagship School of Promise, an Exemplary Writing School, a Red Carpet Customer Service Award winner, a Carolina's First Palmetto's Finest Finalist, and most recently an SCAAE School of Excellence in the Arts. We strive to achieve excellence in all areas for our students and our community. 

The mission of Woodland Heights Elementary School, in an active partnership with the community, is to provide each student with the highest quality education, which is conducive to social, physical, and intellectual growth, by providing meaningful educational experiences, a challenging curriculum, and a safe environment. Our curriculum and instructional programs benefit from an emphasis on active student learning, strong teacher leadership, active parental support, and community support and involvement.

Students continue to have an active voice in decisions through our K-5 Student Council. Meaningful suggestions from our youngest stakeholders have provided improvements to our school through service project opportunities and student activities.

Grant initiatives continue to provide additional resources to our school. Our school received over $35,000 worth of grants from EIA Incentive Grants, Donors Choose Grants, Spartanburg Junior League Grants, and two grants for the Arts. Our Parent Teacher Organization and School Improvement Council provided many contributions of time and resources to our students and teachers. Over 4500 hours were given to our school through our valuable volunteer program. Over 100 active business partners provide additional resources to support the many programs and services of our school. 

Woodland Heights Elementary School has maintained a tradition of excellence in the community. It is our mission to continue to improve our total program by reaching one child at a time and remaining true to our motto and being, "Always for Children."