Our mission is to provide a positive, challenging, safe environment that promotes the development of motivated, respectful, lifelong learners, who are well prepared to succeed in a rapidly changing society.
Cross Creek High School shall be a place where staff, students, and parents work together for student success. CCHS shall be a collaborative team of individuals working to prepare students for college, career, service, and life. CCHS shall be a school where success, diversity, and unity are a priority and a place where students excel academically, socially, and personally. CCHS shall be an engaging learning environment that guides students to become responsible learners and prepares students for any of life’s challenges and obstacles. CCHS shall be a school committed to graduating every student in four years and a school that develops future leaders with a sense of service to the community and individuals who contribute to society.
Motto: “Creating Tomorrow’s Successes Today”
The following Belief Statements were compiled and voted upon by parents, students, faculty, and community members as being the key objectives of our school:
1. Student learning is the main priority and should be the primary focus of all decisions impacting our school.
2. Each student is a valued individual who learns in different ways and should be provided with a variety of instructional approaches and assessments to support his/her learning.
3. Students should be actively involved in solving problems and producing quality work with meaningful contexts.
4. Students learn best when they are actively engaged in the learning process, are given challenging expectations, and have appropriate opportunities for success.
5. Students learn to make appropriate decisions given a supportive, challenging, and safe learning environment.
6. A student’s self-esteem is enhanced by positive relationships, as well as mutual respect among and between students, parents, and staff.
7. Cultural diversity can increase students’ understanding of different peoples and cultures.
8. Special services and resources are required to challenge exceptional students (e.g., special education, limited English proficiency, gifted and talented, etc.).
9. Teachers, administrators, parents, and students share the responsibility for advancing the school’s mission by working together as a community of learners.
10. The commitment to continuous improvement is imperative to enable students to become confident, self-directed, lifelong learners in our rapidly changing world.
11. The result of a quality education is a blend of academic knowledge, technological/career skills, social awareness, and commitment.