Durkee Elementary creates a positive and safe learning environment for all scholars to ensure academic success by modeling respect, and a growth mindset in all challenges. Durkee scholars are held accountable for meeting the challenges of a rigorous academic program. Durkee teachers model a growth mindset and exhibit perseverance through all challenges. Scholars and teachers demonstrate excellence in all we do, every day, without exception. Each day our Durkee scholars will be one step closer to college.