School Fifteen Mission Statement

  • School Fifteen is a community of learners. The mission of School Fifteen will ensure that all students meet and exceed the Common Core standards, develop the six pillars of character and develop the skills necessary to be life-long learners, well rounded, and productive citizens in the 21st century. Pillars of Character: Trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship
    We Believe:

    • All students are unique and can learn.
    • Students learn best in a safe, caring, and motivating environment that is based on mutual
    • Students can apply learning strategies and utilize self-assessment tools to take ownership of
      their learning.
    • Students can develop critical, creative, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
    • Students can develop the pro-social skills necessary to ensure a respectful and collaborative learning environment.
    • Students can develop the pillars of character through opportunist for action in the school and community.
    • Optimum learning occurs when teachers communicate learning goals to students and parents and support their achievement through standards-based instruction and on-going assessment.
    • It is the responsibility of the building administration, the Board of Education, and the Home and School Association to provide the leadership support and resources necessary to achieve our mission.
    • All members of the school community must model the pillars of character. It is the responsibility of the school community to inspire students to reach their highest potential by always doing their best and to value life-long learning.

    We Value:

    • A strong home-school connection.
    • A standards-based curriculum.
    • Differentiated instruction.
    • Formative and summative assessment.
    • The development of student strategies for independent learning and the application of skills and
    • Shared responsibility, accountability, and leadership.
    • Collaboration and communication.
    • Job-embedded professional learning that creates consistency and continuity of instruction across grade levels and content areas.
    • Active participation of all stakeholders in the community of learners.

    Our mission will become a reality when it is supported by actions
    that are driven by our beliefs and our values.