We believe every child is born with natural curiosity and the desire to learn.
We believe every child is unique and has great potential; and our school must create an environment that will allow each child to achieve that potential.
We believe the family is the primary influence in the development of the individual child and every family must be recognized and supported by our school.
We believe the maintenance and advancement of civilized society is dependent upon our educational system and therefore a superior education for our children is the responsibility of the whole community and is worth the investment.
We believe our school and our students must contribute to their community.
We believe learning must be an exciting, enjoyable, lifelong endeavor for all members of our school and community.
We believe our children have the right to learn in a safe, respectful, positive, and nurturing educational environment and the responsibility to behave in a manner that enhances that environment.
We believe our school must set high behavioral and academic standards in order for our children to be successful.
We believe our school must offer a rich curriculum that evolves from social, behavioral, and academic standards of excellence.
We believe our school must offer an educational environment in which each child develops self confidence and values and appreciates diversity.
"The mission of Vergennes Union Elementary School is to engage our children, families, and community in the lifelong process of learning through exposure to: a rich and challenging curriculum, a skilled, qualified staff, and a safe, nurturing environment in which students will become caring and creative contributors to the diversity of their community and emotionally and academically prepared for the challenges of the future."
"We envision a kind, collaborative, and creative community for all that nurtures a diverse and accessible learning environment. Students will flourish as critical thinkers and productive citizens, cultivating resilience in an ever-changing world."