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The mission of the Lorraine Hansberry Academy is to create an environment where students exhibit responsibility, respect and resourcefulness. At Lorraine Hansberry Elementary, while learning at their own pace, students will receive solid standards-based curriculum, infused with technology, and an appreciation for the arts. With the school, home and community working together, our students will achieve academic excellence and become productive citizens of the 21st century.

Prekindergarten to 8th grade classes and kindergarten to 8th grade inclusion classes. We have added a Drama Program to support our literacy based curriculum. There is a Project Arts program in the school. Inclusion/SETSS programs are in 1st through 8th grades.

This school's non-academic activities included: Piano lessons, Literature Circles, peer tutoring, conflict resolution activities, Breakfast and Lunch Literacy and Mathematics Programs and a family support team. The school is working in collaboration with the Beacon Program to strengthen its literacy program and align both curriculums.

A performing arts program in conjunction with Project Arts will correlate art, music, theater, and dance in the Performing Arts Academy. Special performances will be done for the community. A staff Choir--Lorraine Hansberry Academy that performs seasonal concerts.

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