Building a foundation and future of educational excellence - one student at a time.
All students have value and are the number one priority of the district.
Student learning needs should be the primary focus of all decisions impacting the work of the district.
Students learn in different ways and should be provided with a variety of instructional approaches, including the use of technology, to support their learning.
All students should be provided the opportunity to achieve their maximum potential.
Learning occurs most effectively in an emotionally and physically safe environment.
The district's commitment to continuous improvement and the highest of standards is imperative for all students to become confident, self-directed lifelong learners.
Students, families, teachers, administrators, and the community share responsibility for the improvement of the educational process.
All students and employees should have respect for self and others in order to maintain individual dignity and worth.
Diversity, and the respect for it, is essential for the full development of the individual and society.
Students need to be given the opportunity to participate in extracurricular activities in order to develop leadership and teamwork outside the classroom.
1. To maximize student achievement, the district will:
Ensure all students make academic progress at every level of performance in every curriculum area;
Ensure the curriculum is aligned pre-K to grade 12
Utilize technologies to enrich curriculum, enhance teaching, stimulate student interest, and ensure computer literacy;
Ensure that extracurricular activities supplement and enhance instructional goals;
Ensure that graduating students are prepared to pursue, with confidence, higher education or specialized career training.
2. To develop responsible citizenship, the district will:
Provide growth opportunities that help build skills in analytical thinking, communicating, problem solving, and decision making;
Cultivate attitudes of respect, integrity, and a passion for learning;
Ensure a physically and emotionally safe learning environment.
3. To promote effective communication among all partners in the educational process, the district will:
Utilize technologies to enhance communication;
Maintain a district-wide system of student information which provides parental access to student progress;
Provide parent training in the use of student information system technology;
Provide opportunities for community members to address and discuss District initiatives.
4. To ensure continuous improvement, the district will:
Encourage site leadership teams to develop improvement plans that align with district improvement initiatives and include measurable goals and high standards;
Provide quality staff development training for all personnel;
Review strategic plans and policies on a three year cycle;
Promote mutual high expectations of students, staff, and parents.