~ Student learning is the chief priority for the school.
~ Students need to apply their learning in meaningful contexts.
~ A safe and physically comfortable environment promotes student learning.
~ Students need to not only demonstrate their understanding of essential knowledge and skills, but also need to be actively involved in solving problems and producing quality work.
~ All students can learn as a valued individual with unique physical, social, emotional and intellectual needs.
~ Teachers, administrators, parents, and the community share the responsibility for advancing the school’s mission.
~ The commitment to continuous improvement is imperative if our school is going to enable students to become confident, self-directed, lifelong learners.