We believe that students have individual needs, strengths and experiences that they bring to their learning.
We believe all students can learn, and that they learn best in a safe environment, where they can take risks, and where they can develop to their maximum potential.
We believe that students learn best where there is effective communication, cooperation, and support from each other, the family, and from the community.
We believe that good schools provide a balanced and flexible curriculum that fosters excitement for learning, and includes technology, basic skills, the arts, and instruction that reach out to all types of learners.
We believe that good schools should promote skills to foster a sense of community. We believe that every student should feel successful, supported, and valued.
We believe that good teachers use effective teaching strategies and are life long learners who engage in professional development and who collaborate by grade level and cross grade level.