Mission Statement and Beliefs

Midway Mission Statement

The mission of Midway Elementary School is to educate students through rigorous problem solving and inquiry-based instruction so that students think critically and innovatively and are college and career ready.


To provide a superior school, empowering students to reach their potential through academics, arts, and athletics.


  • All students are capable of learning.
  • A safe, secure, positive environment is essential for learning.
  • Teacher, parent, and community involvement is critical in the educational process.
  • Each student is a unique and valued individual whose self-esteem is enhanced by mutual respect between students and staff.
  • Students learn best when they are actively engaged in meaningful learning opportunities.
  • With every right comes responsibility.
  • The curriculum will include innovative and integrated approaches to STEAM education that accommodates the different strengths and learning styles of students.
  • Instruction will provide for advances of an ever-changing world.
  • Lifelong health habits are vital in creating citizens who are physically, mentally, and emotionally prepared for the future.
  • Students will understand and appreciate people from other nations, who speak other languages and have different cultural backgrounds.
  • Students will see the world through the eyes and minds of others.
  • Students will be equipped with the 21st century skills necessary to be successful in our global society.
  • As defined by the Partnership for the 21st Century Skills Framework, these skills are grouped into three major categories: Learning and Innovation Skills, which include creativity, critical thinking, communication, and collaboration; Information, Media, and Technology Skills, which involve effectively using, managing, and evaluating information from digital technology and communication tools; and Life and Career Skills, which include flexibility and adaptability, self-direction, teamwork, appreciation of diversity, accountability, and leadership.
  • Enable students to become lifelong problem solvers through the utilization of an engineering design process.
  • Students will learn how to be good stewards of our planet.