Campus History, Vision, Mission, Value Statement, Motto, Colors and Mascot

  • History

    Homer Drive Elementary opened as a 4th and 5th grade campus in October of 1990 with Dr. Norman Traylor as principal. After his tenure, Ava Colbert served as principal from 1997 to 2016.  Upon her retirement, Dr. Paul Shipman was named as the new the new principal of Homer Drive until 2018.  Dr. Belinda George is the current principal of Homer Drive. 

    The campus was uniquely designed as a brown and white structure with a bright turquoise roof divided into four separate structures.  The school was uniquely designed to house the two grade levels separately. The main building was called the administration building. The remaining building served as a cafetorium. Homer Drive was the first school in the district equipped with wiring for computers.  In 2011, as part of the bond election, a new Pre-K wing was added. Homer Drive maintains an enrollment of over 700 scholars in grades Pre-K through 5th grade.

    Vision Statement

    In collaboration with our community, Homer Drive Elementary is transforming into a model school where scholars can achieve their fullest academic and social-emotional potential .

    Mission Statement

    The mission of Homer Drive Elementary is to assure that the scholars are provided the opportunity to learn the needed skills, values, and knowledge to be an important part of our school and community.

    Value Statement

    "Home of the Believers,Scholars, Professors, and Bobcat University" The Campus Improvement Plan is a living, working document based upon the needs of Homer Drive Elementary, this document can/will be modified as needed, throughout the school year.


    "Home of the Believers,Scholars, Professors, and Bobcat University" 

    School Colors

    Red and Black