At Petersburg Elementary we belive all students deserve a quality education with the emphasis on all academic areas including fine arts.  All students deserve character education and respect.  All students deserve a safe and caring environment at school and home.  All students deserve to be treated equally, this being accomplished by exhibiting mutual respect.  All students deserve to be taught competent reading skills.  All students deserve quality school and art supplies.  All students deserve a hot nourishing breakfast and lunch.  All students deserve to have the technology skills necessary for today's world and to be globally competitive. All students deserve consistent and fair discipline.  All students will be provided health care, speech, and counseling services as needed.  We believe that every child deserves rich personal, academic, and career guidance in order to develop a positive self-image, personal management, productive team building skills and a positive outlook.