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At SGE we value Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Effort!



Spring Garden Elementary will be a results-oriented collaborative culture focused on continuous learning within a safe and nurturing environment.​

Our Focus & Priorities 


Safe and Orderly Environment
  • We will teach and display the character traits of respect, responsibility, honesty and effort.  

Climate of High Expectations for Success

  • We will provide quality instruction and student-centered learning.
  • We will participate in weekly Kid Talk meetings to support teachers as they strive to help students meet academic and behavioral goals. 
  • We will fully implement the Maryland College and Career Readiness Standards (Standards-based Teaching)
  • We will provide additional support for all classrooms with the use of instructional assistants
Instructional Leadership
  • We embrace shared leadership to provide a quality program that raises student achievement.
  • Open and honest dialogue within the SGE community will encourage reflection and inspire risk taking as we work together.
Clear and Focused Mission
  • Collaboratively we will plan and pace instruction to meet the varied needs of our learners. 
Opportunity to Learn and Student Time on Task
  • Collaboratively we will analyze formative and summative data to make instructional decisions and to monitor student progress.
Frequent Monitoring of Student Progress
  • Student progress will be frequently monitored and shared with staff, parents and students to drive instruction and promote student responsibility for their own learning.
Home School Relations
  • We will promote student success through opportunities for parent involvement and ongoing communication between home and school.