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Welcome ToHicks Elementary School

Mission Statement

With the assistance and cooperation of parents, we will instill confidence and self-worth in children by empowering them with responsibility. Each day, we, the staff at Hicks Elementary School, will offer a productive learning environment conducive to meeting the individual needs of our diverse student population.

Vision Statement

High teacher expectations, parental involvement, and pupil attendance are the keys to our success.


Empowered to Lead and Succeed!

Community Meetings on School Safety

Please review the following letter from our superintendent regarding school safety and meeting times.

PDF Document2-26-18 Letter from Dr. Holt

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PBIS Assembly Honoring Bus Drivers

PBIS Hicks Bus Drivers
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On Tuesday, March 6th, Hicks Elementary held a school-wide PBIS Assembly to honor our bus drivers. Our Hicks family wanted to show our gratitude to them for taking such wonderful care of our Hicks students and transporting them safely every day. Every driver was provided breakfast and coffee from Panera Bread upon drop off at Hicks. We then surprised each of them with a Panera gift card. Mrs. Gee continued the assembly with specifics to our processes and procedures at Hicks and on the bus to further ensure continued safety at all times. It was a GREAT morning! :) 

Essie Mae Foundation with Smiley the Clown

Smiley the Clown
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Essie Mae Foundation chose to adopt Hicks! They spoiled every single student with a backpack, tons of schools supplies, food and an awesome performance by “Smiley” the Hip Hop Clown! The 4th-grade students enjoyed a dance-off between their principal Mrs. Gee and 4th-grade teacher, Mr. Furca! Such a special day! Thank you, Essie Mae Foundation for blessing our Hicks students with materials they need for a successful education! They also supplied each teacher with an industrial size container of Clorox wipes for their classroom! ❤️ #hickshustlesharder🐝

Kindergarten Math & Science Pumpkin Exploration

Math & Science Hicks Pumpkin Exploration

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Hicks Removed from School Priority List

Wayne-Westland Community Schools Superintendent, Dr. Shelley Holt, received a personal phone call from State Superintendent Brian Whiston with the great news: Hicks Elementary School and Hamilton Elementary School have been released from priority school status based on their increases in student achievement. The District is very proud of the collective work of so many, including the students themselves, and are celebrating this success. Schools were notified at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 27, 2017. The pride and joy was evident on the faces of teachers, students, support staff and administrators.

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Contact Us

Hicks Elementary

100 Helen
Inkster, MI 48141
Phone: 734-419-2660
Fax: 313-563-8450


Amy Gee

Attendance Line: 734-419-2666

Student Hours: Full Day: 9:00 am - 3:50 pm
AM Half Day: 9:00 am -12:10 pm

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