The mission of Wood Canyon Elementary School is to provide a place where all students and teachers strive for excellence in academics, habits of lifelong learning are developed, social and emotional growth are nurtured, and the visual and performing arts are emphasized. Our children will learn and grow in a positive atmosphere where the staff, parents, and students are enthusiastic about the learning and teaching process.
A strong curricular foundation is emphasized at Wood Canyon in all subject areas. The Wood Canyon staff recognizes the diverse learning styles of its students by giving them opportunities to develop critical thinking skills, solve problems, and make decisions.
Students are recognized on a consistent basis through Friday Comet Award Ceremonies, Awards, raffles, and various classroom incentive programs.
Approximately 650 kindergarten through fifth grade students are enrolled at Wood Canyon. The school’s regularly updated school web site keeps parents, students, and community members informed of upcoming events.
”Parents are actively involved in their children’s education at Wood Canyon through membership in the PTA and by serving as volunteers in several school programs. The PTA funds a variety of activities and programs to support Wood Canyon. Parents also serve as advisors on the School Site Council, and parent representatives are members on various school committees.