The Vision

Every student’s experience at Dorothy I. Height ES will be an integral part in shaping who they become as adults.  We will work collaboratively with families and the community to build the foundations that will ensure that every scholar will become a lifelong learner who thrives in and contributes to a global society.

The Mission

Involve families in students’ achievement through effective home-school communication and meaningful relationships

Provide a high-quality educational foundation through inquiry-based math, guided reading, writing, scientific exploration, and global studies

Provide rigorous instruction driven by students’ passions, interests, and individual needs

Celebrate our community’s diversity and foster an appreciation for all cultures and perspectives

Create a nurturing environment that cultivates our core principles of accountability, discipline, integrity, and trust

Instill respect, compassion and empathy in every student