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Mission & Vision

Vision and Mission Statement


Since 1955, Cimarron Avenue Elementary School has been located in a lovely residential area in Hawthorne, California.  Our student body is made up of about 400 students.  Our goal is to provide students with rigorous, standards-based instruction in all curricular areas.  As an Academic English Mastery Program (AEMP) school, we are committed to promoting culturally relevant and responsive education.  With a strong emphasis on delivering fundamental knowledge and skills in the core subjects of reading, writing, and mathematics, we also offer instruction in social studies, science, technology, and the Arts to insure a well-rounded educational experience for our students. At Cimarron Avenue Elementary School we never settle for less than our best: every member of our Cimarron “Family” - students, parents, staff, and community volunteers - is a unique and valued component of our vibrant school culture. 

Vision, Beliefs, and Mission

School Vision

Our vision is to educate future leaders who are college prepared, career ready, and are equipped with the thinking skills to successfully set and attain goals throughout their educational experience.  Students will receive rigorous instruction in a safe and caring environment that is culturally relevant. Our instructional programs include:

Academic English Mastery Program (AEMP)

“Reading First School”

School for Advanced Studies (SAS), Gifted and Talented Programs

Mind Institute Math Program for our Technology Lab/Keyboarding Program, which supports math

FOSS “Hands-On” Science Program


We at Cimarron Elementary believe that all children:

*Have the ability to learn and achieve.
*Can become leaders and communicators.
*Will continue to develop moral character.
*Will acquire basic computer skills.
*Will develop an understanding of diversity and a tolerance of cultures, traditions and customs.

Mission Statement

As a School for Advanced Studies, our mission at Cimarron Elementary is to provide all students with a rigorous, standards-based instructional program that supports an all inclusive, culturally relevant community of productive life-long college bound learners.


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