MISSION & VISION
Vission & Mission Statement
Vision Statement Students depart through these doors as life long learners with a positive attitude and a mission to
make the world a better place in which to live.
We promote academic and personal excellence and strive to make a difference in every student's life by providing activities, experiences,
and forms of instruction that will ensure development to their fullest potential.
Lillie C. Evans
Lillie C. Evans - 1876-1958
Teacher and respected citizen - Principal of Miami graded, Elementary and High Schools 1918-1938.
Lillie Carmichael was born in Canton, Mississippi on May 22, 1876. Lillie was the middle child in a family of ten brothers and sisters. She attended preparatory school and college in Nashville, Tennessee and graduated from Roger Williams University. Upon her graduation,
she married Reverend J.R. Evans. She began her school work in Gallatin, Tennessee where her first son, James Carmichael was born. She then moved to Milan, Tennessee where her daughter, Ruby Christine and son, George Harrison were born. In 1907, the family moved to Earlington,
Kentucky where Lillie Carmichael Evans taught in the new elementary school. In 1914, they returned to Nashville and Lillie joined the faculty of
Roger Williams University where she taught in the Preparatory Department.
In 1918, the family was called to Miami, Florida where Lillie Carmichael Evans began developing her career as a Public School Principal. In April 1920, Lillie was appointed Principal of Washington Graded School. She continued as Principal when the school was moved into the
building which is now the Booker T. Washington High School at N.W. 6th Avenue and 12th Street. As Principal, she took on a leading role in
keeping pace with new trends in public education in the black community. It was the first school in Dade County and South Florida to provide
a twelfth grade education for black children that was recognized by school officials. She served as a successful Principal of Booker T. Washington,
Elementary Division, and Dunbar Elementary School. From this position, she retired in 1938.
Mrs. Lillie Carmichael Evans died in Washington, D.C. on February 5, 1958. Lillie C. Evans Elementary School at 1895 N.W. 75th Street, was named and dedicated by the Dade County Board of Public Instruction in March of 1959. This school will serve as a permanent memorial to one of the educational leaders who contributed much to the Dade County Public School system.
BROADCAST & MEDIA
As Part of the I Choose! Literacy Through the Arts Program, students in grades 3 to 6 are exposed to the literary art of Broadcast Media. Students explore communication technology through the field of Broadcast Media. The school is equipped with a state of the art broadcast studio. Each morning the broadcast media team produces a live news broadcast on WLCE TV which is viewed by all students, faculty, and staff in the school. The morning broadcast includes daily news, weather reports, "Get Caught Reading" information, and other important information. Students learn to operate video cameras, microphones, and other electronic news gathering equipment. Students also learn how to edit raw video footage and use audio dubbing.
HOME OF THE LITERAY LIONS
We are in this together!
You can do it, We communicate
The Magic Words.
Shared Vision - Teamwork - We are in this together - Mentor - Transperency - Trust - I'm counting on you
- Inspire - I need your help- Coah - You ca do it - I trust you - Communicate - Let's learn from this - Empower I accept responsibility - Motivate