To provide students with high-quality and personally relevant educational experiences that are guided by the implementation of a curriculum based on state and national standards.
To graduate thoughtful, curious, resilient citizens capable of leading productive and rewarding lives as a part of our ever changing global community.
We believe in the value of each and every child.
We believe that all children can succeed and that all children must be engaged to learn and grow intellectually, socially, and emotionally throughout their lives.
POSITIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
We believe that a positive learning environment requires excellent facilities, effective safety practices, and a healthy school climate.
We believe that financial accountability is responsibly managing resources by balancing the needs of students with what the community can afford.
We believe that we must hire, develop, evaluate, and retain high quality personnel.
We believe that families and community members are essential partners in guiding student growth and learning.
We believe that mutual respect requires fairness, compassion, trust, and attention to the needs of students, parents, staff, and community.
OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLES
- Every student will have a positive relationship with at least one member of the school staff who knows him/her well and looks out for his/her welfare and growth.
- The academic, social, emotional, and civic growth of every student is the focus of every staff member.
- Pre-K-12 instruction is aligned and driven by an articulated curriculum and assessment practices that reflect instructional and learning best practices.
- Instruction in the arts is a very valuable element in every student’s development of capabilities.