About Us

Mission – Where are we now?

The mission of Vare-Washington Elementary is to support our students to develop their passions, sharpen their talents, and excel academically and socially in their chosen high school.

Vision – Where are we going?

Vare-Washington Elementary is a premier public school that fosters our students’ innate curiosity, individuality, and ambition, supporting them to become critical thinkers, leaders, and change agents in their chosen disciplines.

Core Values – What shapes our experience at Vare-Washington Elementary?

Family – “We protect and respect one another.” 
We care for one another and support one another to maintain an affirmative outlook and a focus on bright spots. We have a place where we belong and where we can be our authentic selves.

Outcome-Driven – “We set goals and crush them.” 
We maintain unwaveringly high standards and expectations of achievement and personal growth for all members of the Vare-Washington School Community. We are mutually accountable for ensuring progress towards our rigorous shared goals.

Compassionate – “We notice. We feel. We act.” 
We consider each others’ viewpoints with an open-mind, and we appreciate and value our individual differences. We are mindful of those around us and seek to understand and be understood. We are there to help when someone is in need.

Unstoppable – “We find a way, or we make one.” 
We are diligent and unwavering in the pursuit of excellence, especially when presented with adversity. We are creative and unrelenting in our problem-solving, and let no obstacle prevent us from reaching our greatest potential.

Service-Oriented – “We rise by lifting others.” 
We have a responsibility to our neighborhood, our city, and our global community. We are empowered to use our unique gifts to act as agents of change.