scade Elementary School is committed to achieving and maintaining the following: A clear and shared focus on student learning. High Academic, social standards and expectations for our learning community. Effective school leadership, which fosters mutual respect and trust. High levels of collaboration and communication within our learning community. Aligned curriculum, instruction, and assessment, with District and State Standards. Continual monitoring of teaching and learning methods, with adjustments made to meet the individual needs of our learning community. Focused professional development that is reflective of Cascade Elementary, District, or State goals. A learning environment where people feel safe, supported, and respect is evident; a facility that is conducive to learning. High levels of community / family involvement, working to improve students' academic and personal growth. A learning environment that honors different learning and teaching styles, confronts bias, stereotypes, and prejudicial attitudes, and displays respect for diversity.