To pursue excellence in academic knowledge, skills, and behavior for each student, resulting in measured improvement against local, national, and world-class standards.


    To create and sustain a stimulating, safe, and structured learning environment that encourages high expectations for student success.




    That education is a foundation for opportunity, growth, and success in life.

    That children differ in the ways and rates at which they learn, and in the knowledge/experiences they bring with them.

    That an atmosphere of high expectations promotes student success.

    That students can reach their highest potential through a curriculum that fosters critical thinking, risk-taking, creativity, curiosity, and enthusiasm for learning.

    That a safe, supportive and stimulating school environment promotes student learning.

    That students learn best when actively engaged in meaningful work.

    That education must be relevant to the technological needs of our changing society.

    That our goals are best accomplished by developing strong interpersonal relationships with a spirit of camaraderie, cooperation, democratic decision-making and opportunities for professional growth.

    That active participation and support of our parents and community as partners in education is vital to the success of our mission.