At C.P. Smith Elementary School our mission is focused on Place-Based Education and Learning. Place-based learning was defined in “Rural Education” as educational experiences that are “rooted in what is local—the unique history, environment, culture, economy, literature, and art of a particular place—that is, in students’ own place or immediate schoolyard, neighborhood, town or community.”
C.P. Smith Elementary School is dedicated to educating the whole child through rigorous and engaging academic, social emotional and place-based learning
At C.P. Smith we are committed to fostering learning experiences for C.P. Smith students that take advantage of our beautiful area of the world and its rich culture and history. We will continue to provide updates on our place-based learning adventures.