Mission Statement

PedroCrestNon scholae, sed vitae discimus.
(Not For School, But For Life, We Learn. Seneca)

Belief Statements

  1. Together, students, teachers and the community share the responsibility for advancing the school’s mission.
  2. Each student is a valued individual.
  3. Students learn best when they take responsibility for their learning and are actively engaged in the learning process.
  4. Students must demonstrate their understanding of essential knowledge and skills in preparation for the work place.
  5. Mutual respect among and between students and staff enhances positive relationships.
  6. Students must have opportunities to learn problem-solving skills in a supportive and challenging environment.
  7. Teachers should implement a variety of instructional practices, and the school shall offer a varied curriculum to accommodate the different ways that students learn.
  8. Reading and its many applications are essential tools to achieving success in life.
  9. An appreciation for cultural diversity increases students’ understanding of different peoples and cultures.
  10. Teachers and students must always strive for continuous improvement.