Horseshoe Drive Elementary, New Vision Academy, is a vibrant learning environment inundated with positive energy and effort.  Our school embraces the philosophy and goals of the Rapides Parish School System ensuring that every child learns the essential knowledge and skills necessary for success in college and/or career.

Our Mission Statement is to maintain an environment in which all stakeholders, (students, faculty, staff, parents, and surrounding community) are "Visionaries" of excellence in social, academic, and moral growth.  Our school provides care and challenge for all students each and every day.

Horseshoe Drive Elementary, New Vision Academy is the "Home of the Mustangs," but it is also the birthplace of our school community's SAME curricula which fosters growth through Social, Academic, and Moral Education.  Our students are encouraged to be high achievers and productive citizens.  Horseshoe Drive Elementary, N.V.A. educators present our children with opportunities for academic and social-emotional growth that builds on our community’s values and beliefs.

Our motto is "motivated, dedicated, educated."  Our students, faculty and staff live by the matra, "good and great things are expected of me."  Welcome to Horseshoe Drive Elementary, N.V.A. where we strive to make our student's VISION a reality.