Vision, Mission, Guiding Principles

Vision

To be a community school district where students develop the skills they need to change the world and the confidence they need to do it.

Mission

To provide a premier educational experience that teaches students to be critical thinkers and enables them to achieve their full potential – academically, socially, and emotionally.

Guiding Principles

We value academic excellence and believe it is best achieved through:

  • Curriculum: Research-based, results-oriented educational programs reflective of community expectations.
  • Critical Thinking: Fuels academic success and the development of 21st century skills.
  • Creativity: Recognizes the whole child and fosters personal achievement in the arts, athletics and extracurricular activities.
  • Competition: As a healthy measure of preparedness and self-motivation.
  • Courage: Doing the right thing guides behavior and builds confidence.
  • Curiosity: Life-long learners are curious about the world around them.
  • Community: Parental and community involvement results in better outcomes; responsible and equitable resource management strengthens our schools and community; and good citizenship is modeled through service to others.
  • Collaboration and Communication: Open, transparent and respectful dialogue with and among stakeholders about decisions and the decision making process reinforces trust and improves outcomes.
  • Continuous Improvement: Setting high standards allows students and staff to meet their full potential and excel.
  • Consistency: In personal performance as well as offerings between schools and within schools, an integral element to success at all levels.


Adopted by the Board of Education February 8, 2016