Mission Statement:

Ensuring all Garden Road Elementary School students receive the education they deserve. The GRES Foundation supplements resources, supports innovative programs, strengthens the bond between school and community. Through its efforts, GRESF supports the core character traits of Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, and Citizenship.

Vision:

Our vision is to support the growth of every student at GRES, helping them grow into bright, productive, contributing citizens. The GRES Foundation pursues this vision by raising awareness within the community, informing members of our students’ educational needs.

Values:

  1. Opportunity: We believe each student deserves every possible opportunity to receive the best education possible, and the tools needed to succeed.
  2. Stewardship: We believe our efforts will provide a positive impact on every child and in turn, our children will provide a positive impact on our community and our nation as a whole.
  3. Community: We value community and work to strengthen partnerships and relationships that create synergy and catalyze change through the education of children.
  4. Equity: We believe that all students, regardless of ability, special needs, income, or background are deserving of our support in their educational journeys.

Goals:

This school year, the GRES foundation will help supplement salaries for impact teachers, will pay for our art teacher’s salary, and will cover the cost for all field trips. We will also do everything we can to continue to purchase hardware and software and pay for professional development for our teachers.