Vision and Mission Statement

  • Vision Statement
    The Emmett School District implements innovative and best educational practices utilizing cutting edge technology and rigorous curriculum. Passionate, visionary professionals guarantee high level learning across all grades. Our district works collaboratively in state of the art facilities to ensure all students are empowered to succeed in life beyond high school.
     
    Mission Statement
    Emmett School District will prepare all students for individual success.

Adopted Belief Statements (2007-2008) with Guidelines

  • We believe the main responsibility of the Emmett School District is to ensure a relevant and rigorous education for all students.

  • We believe that students learn best in a safe, positive, comfortable, orderly, and creative/reflective environment.

  • We believe public education has three interrelated threads: the academic content, skill development, and character education.

  • We believe all students need the opportunity to reach their full potential through high expectations and a challenging, appropriate course of study.

  • We believe strategic planning, educational best practices, and data-driven decision-making are essential to improve student achievement.

  • We believe that the Emmett School District will facilitate the engagement of parents in actively developing and supporting their children’s courses of study.

  • We believe when all stakeholders form respectful relationships and strong, active partnerships with high expectations of success, children thrive and prepare for an ever-changing future.

  • We believe that schools need up-to-date resources to provide an education which prepares students for today’s digital and informational society.

  • We believe all students can learn and that all students should graduate from high school prepared for post-secondary opportunities with no remediation.

  • We believe that students learn best in a safe, positive, comfortable, orderly, and creative/reflective environment.

  • Draft Glossary of Key Words in our Belief Statements

     
    Six concepts (relevant, rigorous, high expectations, relationships, challenging and remediation) in the glossary deal with the content, level, quality and pacing of students K-12 education. These words have long histories in educational literature. They are used in No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law, in the movements for high performing schools and standards/curriculum development.
     
    The next group (strong, active partnerships, best practices, data-driven decision making and strategic planning) addresses who and how we go about growing an educational organization capable of delivering the education our students need, deserve and expect.
  • Best Practice

  • Challenging

  • Data-driven Decision Making

  • High Expectations

  • Relevant

  • Remediation

  • Rigorous

  • Strategic Planning

  • Strong, Active Partnerships