Shelby County Schools



Our Beliefs

We at Hickory Ridge believe…

In the abilities of children and hold high expectations for all students to develop to their highest levels of social and academic potential.

Students should have learning environments where children can thrive academically, socially and emotionally.

Students should be governed by student-centered rules and logical consequences, given academic

choice and a variety of academic activities to address diverse learning styles.

Students should be encouraged to set goals for themselves and work toward reaching them.

Students should be in a safe and secure environment where opportunities are provided for all.


Teachers should teach and model good character traits and students should be treated with dignity

and respect.

Our Students must be actively engaged in their education in order to learn, produce quality work, and become critical thinkers and problem solvers.

A wide variety of research based teaching strategies and data driven assessment techniques

accommodate a diverse population with multiple learning styles and provide challenges that are

conducive to academic achievement.

Collaboration among teachers, administrators, parents, and the community is essential for the

continuous growth and effectiveness of our school.

The work that adults do, and the policies and procedures implemented, should always be centered

on the goals we have set for our children.


Our Mission

Our mission to develop highest levels of academic proficiency and personal character in all students.


Our Shared Vision

Hickory Ridge Elementary will be a school that is confident in the abilities of children to achieve

at high levels and in the abilities of adults (teachers and parents) to help them do so.


Shelby County Schools does not discriminate in its programs or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, handicap/disability, sex, or age.  For more information, please contact the Office of Equity Compliance at (901) 416-6670.
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