We believe successful schools:

  • Provide safe, healthy, and dynamic learning environments.

  • Employ and retain highly qualified staff.

  • Have well-defined curriculum and programs that are aligned with state and national standards.

  • Involve all stakeholders as partners.

  • Respect all.

  • Are accountable.

  • Align budgets with priorities.

  • Result from effective communication from and to every level.

  • Engage and communicate with families.

  • Provide opportunities for participation in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.

We believe effective instruction:

  • Is research-based.

  • Assumes all children can learn.

  • Meets the unique needs of each child.

  • Prepares students for success.

  • Educates the whole child.

  • Elicits high performance consistent with abilities.