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Core Values

Statements of belief that drive our words and actions

We believe in equity.

No Place for Hate
  • Creating a welcoming environment for all
  • Awareness of student needs-emotional/physical/cultural
  • Building cultural competence in the classroom

We believe that all students can and will be successful.

  • Using positive affirmations
  • Focusing on student strengths
  • Unique classroom environment

We believe in building positive relationships with our students.

  • Judgment-free environment
  • Using student interests to motivate learning
  • Being fully present with students
  • Modeling positive relationships

We believe in student growth.

  • Functionally preparing for the future
  • Increase in self-confidence
  • Academic/social-emotional growth

We believe in high expectations for our students.

  • Graduation
  • Growth mindset
  • Assisting students in setting and achieving goals

We believe in educating and supporting the whole child.

  • Accepting students from where they are
  • Teaching and promoting empathy
  • Providing proactive social/emotional support

We believe in providing resources and accommodations to meet student needs.

  • Centering instruction on research and evidence-based practices
  • Providing resources both in and outside of school
  • Consistently following 504 and IEP accommodations