Vision and Mission

Gilder Elementary Vision Statement

Building Capacity for all to be G.R.E.A.T.S.!

Gilder Elementary Mission Statement

Every child has the potential to be G.R.E.A.T.! Task of an educator is to harness a child's talents and set them free with confidence and the necessary toolbox to thrive.

Gilder G.R.E.A.T. Core Values


  Ready to learn and grow

  Focused, calm, peaceful

  Ready to meet learning targets


•  Do your job: follow Gilder expectations and procedures!

•  Always do your best! Be persistent!

•  Use self control- think before you act.

•  Be accountable for your choices.

•  Be reliable- do what you say you'll do.

•  Protect the environment.


•  Treat others with respect- follow the Golden Rule.

•  Be tolerant of differences.

•  Be considerate of others' feelings.

•  Be open-minded. Listen to others.

•  Be kind.

Always Polite

•  Use good manners.

•  Use kind language.

•  Treat everyone fairly.

•  Be kind.


Do your share to make your school and community better.

Help others- share your talents!

•  Accept help from other.


 Positive School Climate

 G.R.E.A.T. Attitude

 Green Atmosphere for All



Gilder School Song

We strive to be Green, show Responsibility!

We're kind to each other, that's empathy!

Always be polite to you and me-

We offer our talents and positivity.


Spread the word, near and far!

We are Gilder GREAT! We work side by side!

We do our best to show our Gilder GREAT pride!