• Rufus E. Payne Elementary School

    Mission Statement
    Our mission at Rufus E. Payne is to establish and promote an environment that caters to the total needs of the child, our parents, and the community. This environment will stimulate and motivate learning through a positive behavior system which promotes student achievement and instills restorative justice. It is through these efforts that our students foster a strong desire to unearth their greatest potentials in life.
    Vision Statement
    It is our vision as educators that we will provide a meaningful, comprehensive educational program. Through prescriptive and cooperative learning, hands on, and inquiry based instruction, the students at Rufus E. Payne Elementary will grow and ultimately come to discover the special talents they each possess to become global learners.