Payne Elementary School is where genius lives!

We grow self-efficacy and school pride by acknowledging each student’s innate ability to learn and by cultivating individual genius. Each member of the Payne community is committed to ensuring growth and intellectual development through rigorous study in a nurturing and engaging learning community.

Core Values

We Value Children

Each child is a unique gift: a joyful explorer and learner.

We Value Excellence

Each child is held to very high expectations for learning, performance, behavior and character.

We Value Inclusivity

Each child is a unique individual and is a beloved member of this learning community.

We Value Community

Each child will succeed because of the collective efforts of caring adults who believe they can.