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Mission & Goals

Petrolia Elementary Mission:

In partnership with parents, teachers, and student, the mission of the Petrolia Independent School District is to ensure a positive, supportive, nurturing environment in which to educate all students through a commitment to quality and high standards.

Petrolia Elementary Goals:

  • Academic Achievement
    • Petrolia Elementary School will provide a curriculum and instructional program that will prepare students to attain academic excellence.
    • Ninety percent of students, in the aggregate and for each subgroup, will pass the reading section of the TAKS test by May.
    • Ninety percent of students, in the aggregate and for each subgroup, will pass the math section of the TAKS test by May.
    • Ninety percent of students, in the aggregate and for each subgroup, will pass the writing section of the TAKS test by May.
    • Petrolia Elementary will emphasize science for all students to ensure proficiency on the science section of the TAKS test and maintain our passing rate of 90%.
    • Maintain all students being taught by highly qualified teachers.
    • All limited English proficient students will become proficient in English and reach high academic standards, at a minimum attaining proficiency or better in reading and mathematics.
    • All students of special populations at Petrolia Elementary will be provided with a balanced curriculum that is specialized in order to meet each student’s individual and academic needs.
    • All students at Petrolia Elementary will be given an opportunity to participate in various extra-curricular and U.I.L. events.
  • Communication
    • Petrolia Elementary School will develop and implement a comprehensive two-way external and internal communication system to ensure credibility and trust among all stakeholders to accomplish the mission and objectives of the district.
    • Petrolia Elementary will ensure frequent communication with parents of students of all populations.
    • Petrolia Elementary will ensure frequent communication with all faculty and staff members.
    • Petrolia Elementary will ensure frequent communication with the community and surrounding areas.
  • Finance, Facilities and Grounds
    • Petrolia Elementary School will effectively manage the campus budget and pursue other sources of funding in order to provide quality educational programs and facilities.
    • Petrolia Elementary will develop and maintain strategies to maximize ADA (Average Daily Attendance) funding.
    • Petrolia Elementary will utilize the allotted portion of the district budget to meet the need for continued professional development and classroom supplies.
    • Petrolia Elementary will maintain and supplement the campus budget with a campus activity account.
    • Petrolia Elementary will utilize district funds necessary for the upkeep and maintenance of the elementary facilities.
    • Petrolia Elementary will utilize district funds and labor to maintain safe and attractive grounds.
  • Safety, Security, and Climate
    • Petrolia Elementary School will provide a safe, well-maintained and positive environment for learning.
    • Petrolia Elementary School will maintain a secure environment for all students and staff members.
    • Petrolia Elementary School will promote a positive learning and working environment for all students and staff members.