About Us

About Marcus Whitman
  • Welcoming place that engages each child.

    A positive learning community with fun and respectful culture.

    We pride ourselves at Marcus Whitman in the work we do to create a positive learning environment and atmosphere for our students and our staff. We are on a mission to improve learning for all students to enable them to become the best individual they can be and positively impact their community. 

  • Professional learning communities.

    More certified and trained staff than every other school in the nation.

    We believe that the best way for us to improve student learning is by improving our teaching practices. The best way for us to improve our practice is through professional learning communities. Teams of teachers actively collaborate to plan, reflect, and adjust based on student results and research proven practices.

  • Preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.

    Every student should have the tools to be successful in college and beyond.

    AVID Elementary’s implementation resources, trainings, and philosophy are all grounded in the idea that the growth
    mindset can be taught to students, and it is through the growth mindset that AVID students succeed in following their
    dreams and fulfilling their aspirations.

     

  • Class Hours Per Year
    • Art & Music64 Hours
    • Physical Education32 Hours
    • STEM Activities32 Hours
    • Extra Curricular Clubs & Activities250 Hours
  • Improving Learning for All Students

    Marcus Whitman Elementary
    • PBIS

      At Marcus Whitman, all students follow the Big 3!
      · Show Respect
      · Make Good Decisions as a Learner
      · Solve Problems

    • Positive Learning Communities

      Teams of teachers actively collaborate to plan, reflect, and adjust based on student results and research proven practices.

    • STEM

      Providing state of the art equipment to advance student learning in STEM.