Mission Statement

Carlyle Elementary School

Carlyle's Mission Statement

Parents, school staff and community at Carlyle School aim to turn dreams into achievements and prepare Carlyle students for life-long learning. We encourage respect, critical thinking, tolerance and care within a safe and nurturing environment. We are committed to developing the learner's personal, social and academic capacities. Carlyle provides an internationally minded and inquiry-based curriculum with ongoing reflection and assessment that links active classroom experiences to action-based local and global issues. Carlyle promotes an educational partnership involving parents, school staff and all communities.

Carlyle's Vision

At Carlyle our vision is to create a school community where: All students learn and grow in a safe and nurturing environment All learners have the opportunity to develop their personal, academic and social experience using an inquiry based, international curriculum All learners are provided with a child-centered curriculum that links classroom experiences to global issues. Staff, Parents and Community endeavor to instill a sense of pride, respect, open-mindedness and life-long learning in all students

Our Beliefs

  • All learners have the right to be treated with respect, integrity, and tolerance and have the responsibility to demonstrate these values towards others and the world around them.
  • Staff, Parents and Community, through a democratic process, have demonstrated that they value an international curriculum that promotes International Baccalaureate &Primary Years Program philosophy.
  • Children learn in a supportive, caring environment that fosters self-esteem and respect for others.
  • Education is a partnership involving staff, parents, and the community. It Takes a Village to Raise a Child.

Our Goals

  • To foster an environment of respect.
  • To provide a learning environment that responds to individual needs.
  • To maximize parental participation.
  • To enhance the learning and appreciation of the French language.
  • To develop in our children the ability to take responsibility for their own learning.
  • To promote open lines of communication among all members of the school community.