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Mission, Beliefs, Motto

  • Vision Statement

    McKinley students will continue to become safe, productive, members of society by respecting others, showing empathy, and confidently setting goals to achieve their full potential. 

    Mission Statement

    We dedicate ourselves to cultivating a safe community that openly welcomes and inspires every person to be here, safe, and kind. 

     Equity Statement

    Every person, staff member, child, and family will receive what they need to develop their full academic, emotional, and social potential while maintaining high expectations. 

    School-wide Beliefs

    We are Here, Safe, and Kind.

     As members of McKinley Elementary Community School:

    *We have high expectations for all students and believe all students can achieve those high expectations.

    *We differentiate instruction so that all students have the ability to be career and college ready.

    *We build relationships of trust and respect with our students, their families, and each other.

    *We will foster a positive learning environment by building community within our classrooms and building. 

    *We will utilize data to collaborate with students, their families, and each other to drive instruction.

    McKinley Motto

    You don't have to be the best, just do your BEST.
    Be involved in school.
    Explore to Learn.
    Stay on course.
    Teach others what you have learned. 

Welcome to McKinley

  • McKinley Elementary School
    McKinley has an enrollment of about 450 students in grades Pre-K to 5. Included in these grades are four Life Skills Classrooms and two ESL classrooms, which represent families from Nepal, Iraq, Bosnia, Burma, Burundi, Afghanistan, Puerto Rico, Togo, Tanzania, Pakistan, Thailand, Russia, Somalia, Sudan and Ukraine. 
    In our school, the faculty, staff and families consider McKinley not just a school, but a safe and welcoming community where there is no limit to the success they can achieve.


  • Dismissal Procedures: Afternoon Exits

    Kindergarten and Pre-K exit through the garden. 

    Grade 2 exits from the side doors near the garden.

    Grade 5 exits from the gym doors or the playground.

    Grade 4 exits from the back door into the parking lot.

    Grades 1 and 3 exit from the front doors.  

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  • Arrival Procedures: Morning Entrances

    Kindergarten and Pre-K enter at the side doors near the garden until 8:00 AM.

    Grades 1, 2, 3, and 4 enter at the front of the building.

    Grades 5 enter through the Gym doors until 8:00 AM.

    After 8:00 AM all students will enter through the front doors. 

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