Mission Statement

The Mission of Dauphin Island Elementary is to enable each child to become a productive, responsible citizen prepared for a changing society by nurturing a love of self, respect for others, and a lifelong love of learning.  Understanding the naturally inquisitive and creative mind of a child, the dedicated school staff will accomplish this mission in a safe, orderly, and caring atmosphere conducive to learning.


We believe that children should be our first priority.

We believe education is essential for all children to become productive citizens.

We believe all stakeholders must work together to achieve this mission.

We believe all children are learners.

We believe we strive to meet the needs of our diverse population in a positive learning environment.

We believe continuous professional development is vital to meet the needs of our children.


Promoting Success through Love of Learning.

Dauphin Island Elementary School is where we expect success and nothing less!