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About the School

Northern Elementary School

About the School

Northern Elementary, which lies on the north side of Lexington, The children get instruction in English for language arts and social studies. 

We also emphasize systems of support that include proactive strategies for defining, teaching, and supporting appropriate student behaviors to create positive school environments. We strive for our students to Be Respectful, Be Responsible, and to Be Safe.

In addition, Northern offers several extracurricular activities such as Knights on Broadway, Girls on the Run, Academic Team, and STLP, and all students have to opportunity to perform on stage throughout the school year. We have an active PTO, too, and love to have families involved in our school!

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Our Mission

We exist to guarantee:

  • A safe, positive learning environment;
  • Use of a data-driven, continuous improvement model;
  • A collaborative commitment and positive work culture;
  • A standards-based, viable curriculum.

Our Vision

All students will:

  • Achieve proficiency in reading, writing, and math by the end of second grade;
  • Demonstrate safe, respectful, responsible behavior;
  • Master grade-level standards each year.


Core Values

  • High expectations for all students and staff
  • Support for all students and staff
  • Safe, positive environment for all students and staff