The West Shore School District is committed to providing this generation with a quality education serving as a foundation for responsible and successful citizenship.
The vision of the West Shore School District is to continuously cultivate a safe and invitational school climate that welcomes the involvement of students, parents, educators, staff, and the community.
Working cooperatively, the school community will nurture lifelong learners who adapt to the diverse and changing global society.
The District insists upon a dynamic approach to teaching and learning that fosters continuous improvement.
Members of the West Shore School District community share the following values:
- We believe all children can learn.
- We believe students must become more responsible for their own learning as each year progresses.
- We believe students must develop the adaptive skills to successfully respond to the diverse and changing global society.
- We believe learning must occur in an emotionally secure, physically safe, and academically supportive environment.
- We believe motivated, adaptable, and well-trained staff are critical for student achievement.
- We believe for our schools to consistently improve we must continuously evaluate our efforts to ensure individual student needs are being met.
- We believe relationships must be cultivated to foster a safe and invitational school climate.
- We believe resources must be provided and managed in a fiscally responsible manner.
Relationships Among Members
- We believe a quality education requires the total involvement of students, parents, educators, staff, and the community.
- We believe positive teacher/student relationships empower students to realize their academic potential.
- We believe education is a lifelong endeavor.
- We believe in the collaboration of ideas, abilities, and resources.
Our District will establish systems that ensure consistent implementation of standards aligned curricula and assessments, effective instructional practices, and growth and achievement for all students.