Mission, Vision, Motto

James R. Watson Elementary




James R. Watson will be Indiana’s highest performing elementary school.


The mission of James R. Watson Elementary is to develop inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring learners who help to create a better and more peaceful world through global understanding and respect.  

Student Mission:

I am a respectful, responsible, safe, and prepared Watson Eagle, soaring to make a difference in the world.


Core Values:                         


·        Stakeholder Engagement

·        High Expectations

·        Continuous Improvement

·        Evidence-Based Decision Making

·        Shared Leadership

·        Social Responsibility

·        Accountability


Eagle Expectations:

Do The Right Thing!  Treat People Right!