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35 Ellwood Dr. E., Caledon, ON L7E2A7
Phone: 905-857-3021 Fax: 905-857-7730

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Our Mission

Our mission describes our school's purpose. Our vision depicts our desired future. The principles needed to achieve our mission and vision are articulated in our values. Finally, the actions we need to demonstrate to make our mission, vision and values a reality are described in our collective commitments.

We have developed these statements in collaboration with our staff, students and families. They are part of our School Success Plan.


Ellwood Memorial provides a rich, diverse, caring and supportive environment that challenges students to develop character as lifelong learners. We pursue excellence, a strong work ethic, mutual respect and community responsibility that enable all students to achieve their personal best.


We envision Ellwood Memorial as a safe, trusting, and collaborative environment with highly motivated, well-rounded students that are excited about learning. A place where everyone develops their individual talents to think critically, dream boldly, and value each other with deference.


  • High expectations for every student
  • Differentiated teaching methods to meet the various learning styles and academic needs of students
  • Teacher collaboration and planning
  • Active and supportive partnership between the student, teacher and the home
  • Commitment to student success

Collective Commitments

Staff Commitments

  • Provide all students with quality educatinal assessment and instruction
  • The development of a professional learning community
  • Team planning and information sharing
  • Recognize and value the worth, dignity and character of every individual
  • Willing to meeti the changing and diverse challenges of a technological, global society

Student Commitments

  • Arrive at school ready to learn
  • Demonstrate responsibility, respect and caring for self, property, and others
  • Aspiring to individual and personal best

Parent Commitments

  • Work collaboratively with students and teachers
  • Support the programs of the school
  • Become involved in the individual success of children