Our Mission, Vision and Values


At J. Alfred Laird Elementary School, our mission is to nurture the intellectual, social, emotional, and physical growth of every student, in collaboration with our families and community.


Our vision is to create a safe and dynamic learning environment that fosters personal growth, curiousity, confidence and compassion.


Community: We work together to make our school a safe, welcoming and joyful place for everyone.

Caring: We take care of ourselves, each other, our school, our family, our community and the earth.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: We value, respect, and support every person in our school community.

Responsibility: We take ownership of our words, our actions, our work habits and our learning.