Mission Statement & Points of Pride

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!

Points of Pride

  • Removed from Priority Status
  • 1st grade learned how to publish their writing….using Google Apps for Education!
  • Getting trained in, and implementing the 5 competencies into our SEL lessons.
  • Increased PTO events
  • Remaining Undefeated in Hicks Basketball Team
  • Staff is always willing to help each other out.
  • Community involvement and family atmosphere.
  • More than 40% of students met RIT Goal school wide.
  • Significantly decreased ODR’s by 500!
  • Significantly decreasing suspensions by over 300 since 2015-2016 school year!

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We are surveying our staff and community about what you think is most important as we develop our Profile of a Graduate. Please complete this initial survey with your top 7 choices of the most critical elements of a high school graduate.

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DraeTown Performance and HUGE Community Free Will Baptist Church Donation at Hicks Elementary


Our very own Dr. Andrae´ Townsel performed "DraeTown" and we had a HUGE surprise from Community Free Will Baptist Church today! They showed up with AN ENTIRE BUS LOAD OF TOYS!!!!!! We are SO blessed to be able to bless our babies! Also a big thank you to Inkster Police, Freewill Baptist Church, and friends of the Hicks community for the donated gifts we passed out to all students. We wish everyone a fun safe holiday break! See you back on January 7th.

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FREE Breakfast and Lunch for ALL K-12 Students!

Great News- FREE Breakfast and Lunch for ALL K-12 students!

Beginning Oct. 1, 2018, Wayne-Westland Community Schools will offer FREE breakfast and lunch to all K-12 students.

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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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Hicks Calendar

Hicks Calendar
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  • 18 Jan
    • 1/2 Day - NO SCHOOL PM 9:00 AM to 12:10 PM
      1/2 Day - NO SCHOOL PM
      Date: Jan 18
      Time: 9:00 AM to 12:10 PM
      Calendar: Hicks Elementary
  • 21 Jan
  • 22 Jan
    • Tickets go on sale for Sweetheart Dance
      Date: Jan 22
      Location: Hicks Elementary School
      Cost: $5 per child/$6 at the door. Adults Free
      Calendar: Hicks Elementary

      Ticket price includes one hot dog and punch. 

  • 29 Jan
    • Girl Scouts Family Information Night K-5
      Date: Jan 29
      Time: 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
      Location: Hicks Elementary Library
      Cost: Free to attend
      Calendar: Hicks Elementary

      Girl Scouts of SE Michigan invite you to Unleash Strong and be a Girl Scout!  Family Information Meeting for grades K-5.

      Recruitment Specialist Contact is Chasity Benson 313-348-1458 or email cbenson@gssem.org

      or you can Visit us at gssem.org/join

  • 31 Jan
    • Hip Hop at Hicks! 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
      Hip Hop at Hicks!
      Date: Jan 31
      Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
      Location: Hicks Elementary Gym
      Cost: $5.00 per family
      Calendar: Hicks Elementary

      Join us for an active family night of fun! 

      Zumba combines dance, exercise, and hi-energy music for an entertaining cardio workout that anyone can do! This session will be led by a licensed Zumba instructor, Corrie Kettler!