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Mission & Vision




Under our administrative leadership for Bellwood School District 88, our mission is to enable and inspire our diverse student body to achieve academic excellence and make positive contributions to our world.




Our Students: Are curious and creative learners who succeed through personal initiatives and sustained efforts to reach high academic goals.


Our Educators: Teachers, staff, and administrators together form a rich professional learning community where all are supported to hone our professional craft to improve our effectiveness in educating our children.


Our Families:     Are active, engaged and welcomed partners in their child’s education, who give valued input and participate in making important decisions about our academic and enrichment programs.


Our Schools: Are vital centers of community life, enriched by the diversity of our cities and welcoming to all families.  We offer an enriched learning environment and a comprehensive system of supports to address the needs of the whole child.


Values & Beliefs of Bellwood School District 88:

  • Students are our #1 Priority
  • We take pride in our diversity
  • We hold high expectations for ourselves and our students
  • We treat each other with respect and with integrity




Staff, students, and the community work towards being responsible, respectful, safe, and engaged in the learning and life of all who learn in Marshall Elementary School.

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