Shelby County Schools


Keystone's Mission:

  • Our mission is to create lifelong learners by improving academic achievement for all students through quality instruction by all stakeholders - teachers, faculty and parents.

Keystone's Vision: 

  • The vision of Keystone Elementary is to provide a high quality education in a safe, supportive learning environment so that students become lifelong learners.  


Keystone's Beliefs:

  • We believe in meeting the individual needs of all students by striving for a quality education.
  • We believe in holding high expectations for all students and achieving proficiency.
  • We believe in shared-decision making and utilizing research-based data when making decisions to formulate goals and objectives.
  • We believe in providing a clear purpose and direction to student-centered learning and achievement.
  • We believe that school success is directly related to collaboration among parents, stakeholders, educators, and students.
  • We believe that by addressing the whole child, we can inspire a lifelong love for learning, respect, tolerance, and a sense of self worth.
  • We believe that children learn best when they are actively engaged in learning with the use of integrated technology.
  • We believe that every day presents opportunities for enriched learning and growth.
  • We believe that children learn trust, patience, empathy, and other valuable character traits through positive interactions.
  • We believe in aligning policies and procedures to maintain a focus on student learning.
  • We believe in promoting a high performing learning culture with a global perspective.

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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