Principal's Message

Dear Gibson Elementary School Family,

Gibson Elementary School is a special place be as we truly value our students and their education.  Our staff believes that we have a responsibility to treat every child and parent who enters this school with the same respect and kindness we would expect for ourselves and our children.  We deem it a privilege to provide all students with every opportunity to reach their greatest academic potential, always considering their social-emotional, psychological, physical, and cognitive-intellectual development.

Our students will continue to be successful if we remain committed to providing a welcoming environment, high expectations, and engaging and collaborative learning opportunities.  We have many challenges ahead of us as we begin the school year. From our focus of increasing proficiency to closing the achievement gaps among our students as well as increasing the parental involvement in our school will be a focus at Gibson this year.  We have the enormous task of preparing them for the rigors of college and life! . Our school will develop a reputation in the community that inspires all constituents to reach higher and achieve more. 

As a unified family, we are going to embrace the following BELIEFS:

Achieving 100% SOL Mastery

Putting children first

Working together as a team

Promoting high expectations in academics and character

Showing respect for self and others

Fostering a calm, safe, and orderly environment

Demonstrating good manners

Creating a sense of family


Dr. Jay L. Jones Darlene Logan

Principal       Assistant Principal