The faculty and staff at
Minnie Ruffin Elementary School are committed to excellence. We believe
that all children should be accepted into the educational program as
they are and that all students should be provided with a climate
conducive to learning. We offer opportunities as well as activities for
learning experiences; and these learning experiences should promote
behavioral development, which will affect continued satisfactory
adjustments to life.
We believe that all students, within the
limits of their capacity, should obtain an education and develop
emotionally, morally, socially, and physically so that they may become
increasingly able to cope with life's problems.
believe in the importance of working to the best of their abilities at
all times to implement the school's program. They also believe that their students
should be taught to think and do for themselves in their homes and/or
The total staff of the school believes that
teaching is a joyful service in which all members strive to keep an open
mind for all that is good in education. We further believe in adapting
to and accepting change for the better.
We recognize the fact that
parents and the community should be involved with the total development
of the child's education. Therefore, it is necessary for the school to
have full cooperation from the community and parents in order to
ascertain the educational goals for the child.
The mission of Minnie Ruffin Elementary School is to educate each child to his/her ever increasing maximum academic and social levels.