Our Mission
School Mission Statement

Candler Elementary School staff, parents and community are committed to providing students with a safe and supportive school environment. Our mission is to create an atmosphere where students are engaged in hands-on activities, questioning and making connections between academics and the real world. It is our goal to provide individual and small group instruction so that accommodations may be made to address students’ academic strengths and weaknesses, specific learning styles and cultural differences.


School Belief Statements
  1. We believe students learn best when the family, community and school are partners, sharing in the responsibilities of the learning process.\
  2. We believe that a safe, supportive and inviting school environment is essential for student learning.
  3. We believe students become good citizens when expectations are high and they are held responsible for their academic and personal behavior.
  4. We believe students learn best when they have daily interaction with caring, competent and enthusiastic role models.
  5. We believe students learn best when they are actively engaged in hands-on activities, questioning and making significant connections with the real world.
  6. We believe students learn best when individual learning styles and cultural differences are taken into consideration.
  7. We believe that individual and small group instruction enhances student learning.



Buncombe County Schools Vision Statement

Preparing all students to realize their potential in a rapidly changing, diverse, global society.
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