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It is the mission of Tanapag Elementary School to educate our children to the highest level of their competency and creativity.

Goal #1. To develop critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills.
  • to promote school-wide activities and programs that utilize thinking, problem solving and decision making skills;
  • to assist students cultivate practical and life-long critical thinking.
  • Goal #2. To develop communication skills of listening, speaking, writing and reading.
  • to integrate skills to build organized, respectful and active listening in lessons and extra-curricular activities;
  • to provide classroom activities and school-wide programs to develop ease in the use of both personal and publick written communication forms.
  • Goal #3. To develop student's ability to utilize and apply basic math skills and concepts.
  • to engage students in exploring, conjecturing and thinking with math used as a tool for reasoning and problem solving;
  • to develop student's confidence with math to a level where it is used in daily activities;
  • to enable students to express and expand their understanding of math concepts by means of communicating using writing and reading.
  • Goal #4. To build and enhance self and promote responsibility among students.
  • to develop school-wide cooperative, positive action activities;
  • to promote constructive ways to build and maintain self esteem.
  • Goal #5. To provide programs for motor skill development that integrated with classroom.
  • to integrate sports, games and movement into the total school curriculum.
  • Goal #6. To improve global and environmental awareness.
  • to foster an appreciation of the fragility and diversity of the earth's ecology with the understanding that all living things are bound together;
  • to cultivate an awareness of cultural diversity, respect and appreciation for lifeways locally and in other parts of the world.
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    Tanapag Elementary School will provide an exceptional learning environment

    where...
    students are motivated to learn and are academically challenged,

    where...
    safety, respect, caring and sharing flourish,

    where...
    student, teachers and staff, parents and community strive together toward on-going excellence in education

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    We believe...
    that it is the responsibility of the teachers, parents and the community to guide the education of each Tanapag Elementary School child.

    We believe each child...
  • is important
  • can achieve his/her potential learning level
  • is to be treated with respect and dignity
  • has the right to develop his/her unique self according to his/her personal and cultural values
  • should develop sensitivity to the values and cultures of others
  • should be knowledgeable and respectful to themselves, others and their environment
  • should be self-assured, self motivated, self disciplined and a contributor to society
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