Our Mission Statement
Welcome to Andrew Briscoe Academy
Welcome to Andrew Briscoe Academy, home of the Briscoe Bears. We are a TEA Recognized campus serving approximately 580 monolingual and bilingual students in grades PreK-4 through 5th.
Our goal as an internal charter school is to educate and meet the academic, social, and emotional needs of each child while providing a safe and nurturing environment for learning.
Greetings Mighty Briscoe Bears! My name is Michelle Hickman and I will be serving the families of SAISD and Briscoe Elementary as your new principal. I have been in education for 14 years. I have taught grades 1,3,5, and 7 & have been an administrator at the intermediate & middle school levels for the last 7 years. It is my mission to assist teachers in becoming the BEST educators that our children need and to provide our children with the BEST tools to become life-long learners and productive citizens. 2014-2015 will be a great year!
Briscoe’s Mission Statement
Our mission at Andrew Briscoe Academy is to prepare students to be successful in the challenges of school academics and society that lie before them.
SAISD Mission Statement
“To transform SAISD into a national model urban school district where every child graduates and is educated so that he or she is prepared to be a contributing member of the community”
In order to achieve our goals and attain our commitments we expect the following values to guide the behavior of all employees;
Student Centered, High Expectations, Commitment, Passion, Integrity, Respect, Teamwork.
SAISD Core Values
Collaboration - Meaningful planning with all stakeholders
Leadership & Advocacy - Promotes and supports intellectual freedom; Involvement in school and community
Instruction - Fosters life-long learning; Supports curriculum using best instructional practices
Relationships - Initiates and maintains positive, professional and ethical relationships with stakeholders
Professional Learning - Models life-long learning; Actively participates in professional learning and organizations that enhance instruction