Our School Plan Progress 2020-2021

Improving Student Learning

The Abbotsford School District’s Strategic Plan reflects our public commitment to BC’s new curriculum by working together to continuously improve learning for each student.

School Goals

Under the Framework for Enhancing Student Learning, all Abbotsford School District schools are required to develop a long term plan to improve student achievement, one that maintains a balance on the intellectual, social and career development of students. Each year, each school develops an annual plan and sets individual goals to improve student achievement. 

Mt Lehman Elementary School Goals

Mt. Lehman's continuing success is based on it's high expectations on early literacy mastery and developing social skills supporting positive citizenship principles. Implementation of Covid-19 Safety protocols in BC and Abbotsford during 2020 led to interruptions in instructional delivery and student learning; many adaptations were made, including online learning formats and communications with students, teachers and families. Our overall school growth plan remains the same as we look forward to a more stable 2020-21 school year, and a gradual return to regular face to face instruction for all students.

The 2019-20 (2021) Mt Lehman Growth Plan is available for download here:

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Our students will learn key academic skills - like reading, writing and math - to encompass the knowledge and processes associated with intellectual development. As learners and meaning-makers, students take subject-specific concepts and content and transform them into a new understanding. 

Our celebrations of learning

Human & Social

Our students will study personal and human social skills and as they relate to students' identity in the world - both as individuals and as members of their community. We are learning that personal and human social skills encompass the abilities students needs to thrive as individuals, to understand and care about themselves and others, and to find and achieve their purposes in the world. 

Our celebrations of learning


Our students will succeed in a much different future from the one we envisioned 10 or 15 years ago. It is our responsibility to prepare all children for success in whatever life path they choose, connecting learning opportunities with future career possibilities. We know that real-life experiences - like community involvement, gaining business knowledge, and hands-on-learning - build better students and life-long citizens. 

Our celebrations of learning