Standard 1: Purpose and Direction

The school maintains and communicates a purpose and direction that commit to high expectations for learning as well as shared values and beliefs about teaching and learning.

Indicator 1.1

The school engages in a systematic, inclusive, and comprehensive process to review, revise, and communicate a school purpose for student success.


Indicator 1.2

The school leadership and staff commit to a culture that is based on shared values and beliefs about teaching and learning and supports challenging, equitable educational programs and learning experiences for all students that include achievement of learning, thinking, and life skills.


  • Back to School - Start of the school year meetings with Teachers/Parents
  • Mission Statement
  • School Enrollment flyers before start of Academic year

Indicator 1.3

The school’s leadership implements a continuous improvement process that provides clear direction for improving conditions that support student learning.


  • School's continuous Improvement plan
  • School Data profile
  • Monthly School board and All hands Teacher meetings