“Great Leaders Start Here”
Atkinson Elementary is located in the southwest part of Henderson County in the Valley Hill district. Atkinson is set in a wooded locale with a stream flowing through the campus that provides a unique environment. Students have consistently performed well on standardized assessments and our school has been recognized as a NC School of Distinction and a NC Honor School of Excellence while exceeding expected growth. Students, staff, and families all agree that Atkinson is a community where everyone feels welcome and invited to be actively involved in the learning process. Exciting and new learning opportunities occur each day at Atkinson Elementary School. It truly is a place where “Great Leaders Start”
ATKINSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MISSION STATEMENT
The staff at Atkinson Elementary School will work together to provide a safe, nurturing environment in which each child has the opportunity to successfully develop the academic, emotional, and social skills necessary for effectively contributing to an increasing diverse society.
ATKINSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL BELIEFS
* Student learning is the chief priority of the school.
* Each student is a valued individual with unique physical, social, emotional and intellectual needs.
* Teachers, administrators, parents, and the community share the responsibility for advancing the school’s mission.
* Exceptional students require special services and resources.
* A safe and physically comfortable environment promotes student learning.
* Students learn in different ways and should be provided with a variety of instructional approaches to support their learning.
Children who attend Atkinson Elementary School will succeed as life-long learners.
2510 Old Kanuga Rd.
Hendersonville, NC 28739
Office phone: 828-697-4755