Givens History

  • School History 

    While Givens Elementary had been known for years as Webster Groves Computer School and Steger 6th Grade Center, this past year we opened up as a neighborhood school. We built upon the strong community and family feel that the Dr. Henry Givens Jr. Elementary School has always cherished and increased the number of families we serve.

    “My advice is to be whoever you are in front of others, stand up for your beliefs and be kind about it. We are a family here, a pack, and a caring community. Remember to connect, discover, and thrive, Gray Wolves.”-Simon C (Givens 5th Grader)

    One of our very insightful students summed up our hopes for each and every student at our school. We work hard to create a welcoming community that ensures each student:

    Connects: Use relationships to create a community that is safe for all.

    Discovers: Learn more about ourselves, our peers, our teachers, and the world around us.

    Thrives: Meet and exceed goals that challenge us.

    …as leaders equipped to make a positive impact on our world.

    As we learn and grow each day, we work to make sure this plays out in all we do.

    We are thrilled to begin the 2022-2023 School Year and continue towards our goal of creating a school that ensures a sense of belonging for each student, growth as a Professional Learning Community, and partnership with families and the community to ensure success for each student.