Department of Education Vision Our educational community prepares all students for life, promotes excellence, and provides support.
History of M. A. Ulloa Elementary School Maria A. Ulloa Elementary School, then Dededo Elementary School, was built in 1965. In 1968, the school was renamed to honor a prominent local educator, Maria Arceo Ulloa. The school remains one of the more highly populated elementary schools, serving students mostly from the village of Dededo. In May of 2015, MAUES became fully accredited for Grades K – 5 by the Accrediting Commission of Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
School Spirit The school colors of MAUES are green and gold. Our mascot is the Carabao. School spirit means to carry on our mission, our dreams, and goals to the highest possible level.
Vision Maria A. Ulloa Elementary School will ensure that all students are academically, physically, and socially prepared to succeed in their next level of education and to progress towards becoming productive, ethical, and global-minded members of society.
Mission Maria A. Ulloa Elementary School will provide all students with a safe and nurturing environment, a rigorous and dynamic academic curriculum, as well as a variety of opportunities that encourage them to become innovative thinkers, independent learners, and respectful citizens.
Student Learning Outcomes Upon completing their studies at Maria A. Ulloa Elementary School, students will be....
Model Citizens “I can work well with others locally and globally.” Academic Achievers “I can show what I've learned.” Users of Technology “I can use technological resources to help me learn.” Engaged Learners “I can do tasks well and seek information independently.” Solution Seekers “I can solve problems in different ways.”
School Song Oh, Hail! Maria Ulloa You’re the pride of the people of Guam Oh, Hail! Maria Ulloa You’re the best all over the island Long live Maria Ulloa The threshold of freedom and happiness We’ll fight for you; We’ll strive for you Our dear beloved Alma Mater Oh! Green and Gold, Oh! Green and Gold Our vision we’ll always uphold Oh! Green and Gold, Oh! Green and Gold Our mission we will carry on Our dreams and goals will make them come true We’ll lift our banner high forever more! (2x)
Hinatsan I Latte O Asaina, O Aniti, ni numå'i ham minesgon yan minaolek O Asaina, O Aniti, ni numå'i ham minesgon yan minaolek Saina, sainan-måmi Nå’i ham siñat Para en guaddok i tano’-mu Saina, sainan-måmi Håtme ham ya na'fitme I latten-måmi Saina, sainan-måmi Nå’i ham siñat Para en guaddok i tano’-mu Saina, sainan-måmi Håtme ham ya na'fitme I latten-måmi Susteni i pa’an-måmi Guini i tano’
English Translation: Oh ancient one, Oh spirit who gave us patience and good will Ancient, ancient of ours Show us the signs To break ground on your land Ancient, ancient of ours Bring into, us with strength Our latte stone Sustain our way of life Given by the land
Carabao Pledge I am respectful; I am responsible; I am safe; I am prepared. We are here to learn; therefore, I will do nothing to keep the teacher from teaching, And anyone, myself included, from learning. I will cooperate with all school personnel. I will respect others, the environment, and myself. By acting this way, I show that I am capable, Connecting, and contributing.