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About the School

The front of the school building.

About the School

Garrett Morgan Elementary, which launched in the 2016-17 school year, is named for a Kentucky native whose innovation, diligence, and creativity embody what we seek to instill and cultivate in all of our students.

Our vision

GME will be a positive and safe environment that:

  • Engages students in rigorous instruction;
  • Ensures all students learn and grow;
  • Celebrates and respects the unique community of learners we represent.

Our mission

We are here to create life-long learners who value education and are encouraged to explore, make mistakes, and problem solve. We also aim to develop students’ unique interests and talents for the endless possibilities of their future success.


  • Having high expectations for ourselves and all of our students;
  • Providing purposeful, rigorous, and individualized instruction;
  • Creating a safe and welcoming environment for our students and their families;
  • Maintaining a positive attitude with a growth mindset;
  • Building relationships with staff and students to contribute to a respectful and inclusive culture.