OUR VISION: All students will graduate as independent, life-long learners possessing the knowledge, skills and qualities necessary to be contributing members of the local and global community.
OUR CORE VALUES: In partnership with families and the community, our mission is to educate all students to the highest academic and personal standards by providing diverse, challenging and innovative learning opportunities in language acquisition, language and literature, individuals and society, sciences, mathematics, arts, physical and health education, and design.
OUR BELIEFS: • Rigorous, relevant, academic opportunities provide engagement, enrichment and self-expression; • Welcoming and safe classrooms promote purposeful teaching and learning; • Access to educational technology supports students in developing transferable skills; • World languages, and co-curricular, artistic and athletic offerings provide further personal growth; • Positive relationships encourage respect for diversity, kindness and generosity of spirit and understanding that other people, with their differences, can also be right; • Open communication enhances an inclusive and personalized learning environment; • Embracing healthy practices promotes physical and emotional wellness; • On-going self-reflection fosters a stronger, dynamic school and community action; and • Schools should model and reinforce the qualities of hard work and perseverance.
ACSD TRANSFERABLE SKILLS: Inquiry Effective communication Critical and creative thinking Responsibility and reflection Problem solving Respectful and contributing citizenship
OUR MISSION All students will graduate as independent, life-long learners possessing the knowledge, skills, and qualities necessary to be contributing members of the local and global community.