■All students have unique potential.
■Each student has individual gifts and value. Not everyone is good at the same things but everyone is good at something.
■All students can achieve at high levels.
■Learning should provide the skills, attitudes, and understanding necessary to become a satisfied and productive citizen.
■Excellence in teaching is necessary to realize students’ potential.
■Excellence is a group effort and cannot be achieved alone.
■Family and school partnerships combined with strongly held community values play pivotal roles in students’ lives and success.
■In a learning community that promotes honesty, fairness, and respect that fosters positive character and good citizenship.
■In the efficient and effective use of all resources.
■A safe and supportive environment is most conducive to learning.
■Effective communication is essential.
■Collaboration is necessary to achieve excellence.