Our Mission


Vision Statement

We, Nowlin Elementary School, see a community that supports and builds on the strenghts of each student,inspires each student to be a critical thinker and promotes collaboration with teachers, parents and students. Our teachers are continually improving in teaching and providing a learning environment that uses appropriate assessments, technology and best practices to encourage, assist and direct students to reach high academic and affective goals.

Mission Statement

The mission of Nowlin Elementary School in partnership with parents and community is to provide an excellent educational environment by recognizing, analyzing and responding to a diverse, changing world so that all students can become caring, responsible, knowledgeable life-long learners.

Beliefs Statement

Staff, students and parents of Nowlin Elementary School are committed to the belief that all students can learn and that a positive attitude is an essential element that nurtures learning as a life time pursuit.

Our core beliefs:

1. All students can learn.

2. Positive attitude is essential.

3. Learning is a life time pursuit.

4. Learning takes effort.

5. Learning is a commitment needed by the learner.

6. Support from the family is necessary.


Dearborn Public Schools Strategic Plan, Mission, Vision, Indicators of Success, and Core Values.

Our Mission

Dearborn Public Schools will provide an exceptional learning environment that empowers every student to succeed in life today and in the future.

Our Vision

Students First – Inspire, Educate, Celebrate

Learn more about the district’s Strategic Plan on the district website.

Strategic Plan Complete download

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