Mission Statement

The following statements guide our work.

Lake Washington School District Vision

Every student future-ready:

  • Prepared for college
  • Prepared for the global workplace
  • Prepared for personal success

Mark Twain Elementary School Mission

Everyone in the school community committed to continuous improvement and student success.

Our Beliefs

We believe all decisions should be made in the best interest of learners.

We believe every learner will learn with the appropriate opportunity and support.

We believe learners should have the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to be successful now and in the future.

We believe school, family, and community work together to guarantee each child the opportunity and support they need to be successful.

We believe every learner should be treated with dignity, caring, and respect.

We believe teachers play a critical role in the success of learners in school, and teachers deserve the respect of their students and community.

We believe the learner has the final responsibility for their behavior and performance.