Mission Statement

David W. Long Elementary School staff believes that we are preparing our students to “Learn Today to Lead Tomorrow.” This helps to shape all that we do at David W. Long Elementary School and our mission for the school. This is accomplished with


Fostering strong relationships to develop connections with our students that lead to meaningful learning.

Offering an environment with high expectations  of being respectful responsible, cooperative, and safe that are visible for all members of the school community.


Creating a community through collaboration and compassion while instilling curiosity in our students to continue to develop into life-long learners.


Utilizing data to plan engaging lessons to challenge all Rangers.

Structuring our school day to allow for universal access, inclusion, and extended learning opportunities for all Rangers.