McKendree Elementary School

Expecting Excellence, Making a Difference

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  • Join us for our Annual Title I Planning Meeting

    Friday, April 12th, 2024 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.
    In-person and live stream via Zoom
    We will be discussing our 2024-2025 Local Plan for Improvement.
    Topics to be discussed include:
    •Overview of Title I
    •Program Review of Data and School Goals
    •Planning for Academic Needs
    •The Plan…The Promise
    •Staff Training
    •GCPS District Improvement
    We value your Feedback!  Please make plans to attend!
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  • McKendree's Little Learners Academy

    Come learn how to be your child's first and best teacher because home is your child's first school. This 60-minute program is for children ages birth to 5 years with a parent or caregiver. We will engage with you and your children through reading books, singing songs, and playing in centers. We will have our Little Learners Academy on the second Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m.

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  • Kindergarten Registration

    Time for Kindergarten

    Kindergarten Registration for 2024-2025

    Wednesday, April 17th

    9:00-12:00 or 4:00-6:00

    Please bring your Rising Kindergartner with you.

    Click HERE to begin the online registration process available on April 8th.

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  • Early Learning Programs

    Play 2 Learn - is designed for children birth to age 5 and their parents/caregivers. This is a weekly 90 minute program that focuses on building capacity in parents to be their child’s first teacher, exposing children to a high quality school environment, providing social opportunities for children and increasing their access to books and resources.  

    Play 2 Learn @home- is designed for learning without ever leaving the home.  This program provides videos that model for parents great ways to read books and teach concepts in all subject areas using everyday items that can be found in the home.

    Gwinnett Building Babies’ Brains- is a community initiative that provides parents with the information they need to be their child’s first and best teacher.

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  • Did you know learning begins at Birth? Build your toolkit to become your child's first and best teacher

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Mission and Vision

  • McKendree Motto

    “Expecting Excellence, Making a Difference” 

    McKendree Vision

         McKendree Elementary School will become a challenging environment that motivates students to become responsible, productive citizens and lifelong learners. 

    McKendree Mission

         The mission of McKendree Elementary School is to be a school that prepares students to accept the challenges of a changing world by arming them with the skills of problem-solving, critical thinking, academic knowledge, and the citizenship attributes of empathy and social conscience that will enable them to become competitive and cooperative citizens. 

    McKendree Beliefs 

    • We believe in the intrinsic value and dignity of all people. 

    • We believe in creating a climate that promotes responsibility, self-discipline, citizenship, and motivation in our students. 

    • We believe in the partnership of the home, school and community in educating the whole child. 

    • We believe in developing high but achievable goals for each child. 

    • We believe in establishing high standards of learning and performance for all students. 

  • Principal Tyese Scott
    Tyese Scott