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Principal's Message

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Hello, Pope, Elementary Families, Students, and Community,

Thank you for visiting our website. As we usher in the 23-24 school year at Pope Elementary, I’m both excited and humbled by the journey ahead.

Goals and Foundation

Our primary goal remains the same: creating an environment where every student feels a deep sense of belonging and purpose. The foundation of our school’s success is built on solid relationships — with our students, their families, and the broader community. Your support and engagement is our greatest strength.

Our Community and Environment

At Pope Elementary, we’re steadfast in our belief that a supportive community and a nurturing environment pave the way for every child’s success. Exceptional teaching and continuous learning are not just ideals; they are expectations and realities here. It is a privilege to serve and be a part of the Thunderbird Community.

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Warm regards,

Allison Hargroves

Mission

The teachers and staff of Pope Elementary are committed to providing a safe, welcoming, and equitable learning environment where all students feel like they belong. We will provide the highest quality education and meet each child's individual needs. Our staff will collaborate, utilize data, and partner with families to ensure students reach their fullest potential.

Vision

Pope Elementary staff is a community built on mutual trust and respect. We are dedicated to the academic and social success of every student. We envision a standards-based, inclusive, and challenging curriculum that stimulates learning and creativity in a positive and safe learning environment.

Core Beliefs

At Pope Elementary, we believe:

  • All students can learn.
  • Belonging is essential.
  • Learning is a life-long process.
  • Everyone is unique and has value.
  • Individuals must be prepared for a global society.
  • A safe and supportive environment nurtures growth.