About Our School

Our vision at Backman Elementary is to empower and equip students to be successful and confident lifelong learners. Our purpose is to create a safe, positive community that challenges students and inspires them to reach their full potential.

  • Our dedicated and hardworking staff is engaging in cutting edge, data-driven instruction to improve their instructional practices.
  • Our attendance goal this year is to have 80% our students with not more than 5 absences for the year.
  • We are focused on preparing our students for college and career readiness. We promote college bound characteristics each week.
  • We have school wide positive behavior support system. Our schoolwide expectation are: be safe, respectful, and responsible.
  • We welcome parents and guardians to our monthly Café con Leche meetings, where we discuss events, improvements and solutions.
  • Our extended school day (Monday through Thursday) allows us to provide each student with the following experiences each week: library, physical education, music, dance/movement and two hour of science instruction.
  • Backman is rich in technology with SmartBoard, computers and iPads in every classroom and two computer labs.
  • We house the Northwest Quadrant Academic Support classes for special education for grades 2-6. Our students are included in our regular program as much as possible and are taught their grade-level core content.

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