About Casey

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    Overview

    Casey Elementary is an Arts-Integrated K-5 School within the Jackson Public School District.

    Mission

    The mission of Casey Elementary School is to focus on student achievement by providing a challenging and engaging curriculum for a diverse, multicultural, student body. In doing so, we incorporate the art forms of music, dance, drama, and visual arts into the curriculum. Each student is challenged to develop and achieve essential academic skills, and an appreciation and understanding of their artistic surroundings, in order to become a successful, well-rounded, productive citizens.

    What's Going on at Casey?

    Top-notch education, everyday! We are a Whole Schools Initiative Art School. At Casey Elementary School, the arts are an essential part of learning for every student from kindergarten to fifth-grade.

    Our scholars are educated through an arts-integrated curriculum. They are exposed to experiences in the art disciplines of music, visual arts, theater, and dance both through pure art classes and the infusion of arts in the regular classroom curriculum.

    Whole School Initiative

    Casey adopted the Whole School Initiative Model in the fall of 1999. Casey is recognized as one of only four Model Whole Schools in the State of Mississippi.

    Principal: Dr. Anthony Moore

    Adopters:
    Covenant Presbyterian Church

    Motto: "Where the arts make us smART!"

    Arts Pledge: I pledge to learn everything I can about myself and the world around me through the arts and all other subjects. I pledge to use my imagination to solve problems and to express my ideas because Casey is a creative arts school.