Johnson Upper Elementary School

Vision Statement


Staff of Johnson Upper Elementary School will support student learning by:

  • Providing a high-quality curriculum based on the Michigan Curriculum Framework, Michigan Grade Level Content Expectations and METS
  • Providing a safe, welcoming and supportive learning environment
  • Using a variety of assessments to measure student progress towards grade level expectations
  • Providing families opportunities to volunteer and participate in their child’s education
  • Providing reports to families on student progress
  • Actively participating in collaborative decision making with parents and school colleagues to make our school accessible and welcoming for families
  •  Respecting the school, staff, students and families of Johnson Upper Elementary

Families of Johnson Upper Elementary students are responsible for supporting their child’s learning by:

  • Ensuring their child’s regular attendance in school as well as adequate sleep, regular medical attention and proper nutrition
  • Prioritizing school and providing a time and place for schoolwork
  • Assisting their child in responsibly returning homework, books and other school materials
  • Attending parent/teacher conferences and maintaining contact with the teacher and/or principal
  • Staying informed about their child’s education and communicating with the school by promptly reading all notices from the school or the school district and responding as appropriate
  • Volunteering in their child’s classroom and/or school if available
  • Following guidelines set forth in Johnson’s Student Handbook
  • Respecting the school, staff, students and families of Johnson Upper Elementary

Students of  Johnson Upper Elementary School are expected to take responsibility for their learning by:

  • Attending school regularly and be ready to work hard and learn well
  • Bringing necessary materials, completed assignments and homework to school each day
  • Keeping desks, lockers and workspaces clean and well organized
  • Knowing and follow school and classroom rules
  • Being responsible for following the guidelines set forth in Johnson’s Student Handbook
  • Communicating regularly with their families and teachers about school experiences in order to keep parents and staff aware of important events and critical incidents
  • Limiting TV watching, video game playing and computer use
  • Studying and/or reading every day after school
  • Respecting school, staff, students and families of Johnson Upper Elementary