Core Values - Defined

  •  Empower students to find joy in their learning

    Together, as a community, we commit to achieving excellence by

    • Providing learners with the opportunity to achieve their personal best

    • Engaging in learning anytime, anywhere that is both personalized and relevant

    • Inspiring learners to discover and develop their curiosity, creativity, and talents and actively engage in interesting, relevant, and important learning and reflection

    • Challenging students to think critically, innovate, collaborate, and effectively communicate in local and global environments


    Embrace each other’s differences and cultivate community

    Together, as a community, we commit to achieving excellence by

    • Strengthening our community to foster mutual respect, honesty, multiple perspectives, and appreciation of diversity and culture to inform shared decision-making

    • Partnering with students, families, staff, and the community to deepen student learning

    • Fostering kindness among all students, creating an inclusive environment that welcomes students of all abilities

    • Creating access by removing barriers that impact student achievement based on race (including, but not limited to, traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture, hair type, hair length, and protective hairstyles), color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, pregnancy or pregnancy related condition, active marital status, familial status, genetic information, ancestry, national origin, ethnic background, immigration status, English language proficiency, religion, military/veteran status, homeless status, age, or any other category protected by state or federal law.


    Encourage a life of growth and wellness

    Together, as a community, we commit to achieving excellence by

    • Creating a safe, secure learning environment

    • Challenging learners to move to deeper and more complex levels of knowledge and embrace a flexible learning path that is age and ability appropriate

    • Developing social, emotional, and physical health in the pursuit of wellness

    • Empowering learners to persevere both independently and collaboratively by developing self-discipline and confidence to work hard, accept responsibility, demonstrate integrity, acknowledge new ideas, and recognize success and failure are both parts of learning