Gilder Elementary builds a foundation of learning skills for ALL to be Gilder G.R.E.A.T.S. There are six key traits that correspond with the G.R.E.A.T.S. Acronym:

Gilder G.R.E.A.T. Students are able to self-regulate their readiness to learn.

Gilder G.R.E.A.T. Students make responsible choices and take responsibility for their choices.

Gilder G.R.E.A.T. Students are able to consider how their actions affect others. 

Gilder G.R.E.A.T. Students use manners and follow common area and classroom expectations.

Gilder G.R.E.A.T. Students are self-aware and strive to use their skills to improve themselves and their school in addition to helping others. Students are proud of themselves and their school.

Gilder G.R.E.A.T. Students work together to create a positive, safe and happy atmosphere for all in the learning environment.