AD: MISSION/VISION STATEMENT

FILE: AD
 
The Lexington Public Schools serve to inspire and empower every student to become a lifelong learner prepared to be an active and resilient citizen who will lead a healthy and productive life. Educators,staff, parents/guardians, and community members will honor diversity and work together to provide all students with an education that ensures academic excellence in a culture of caring and respectful relationships.
 
Guiding Principles:
We believe that all students can learn at high levels. This is achieved by:
  • Promoting a mindset that intelligence is not fixed and can continuously be developed
  • Providing all students with necessary and timely appropriate interventions and extensions to advance their learning
  • Developing each student's unique gifts
  • Nurturing physical, social, and emotional well-being
  • Expanding learning through diversity
  • Engaging students in relevant, experiential, and personalized learning
  • Cultivating creative problem solving, critical thinking, and innovation
  • Promoting integrity, civility, and global citizenship
  • Creating an environment in which the community and schools are partners
  • Fostering a culture of open communication, trust, and shared responsibility
  • Empowering all staff to be collaborative educators, learners, and leaders
  • Providing inspiring professional learning for all

Lexington Public Schools,  Lexington, MA
Adopted by Lexington School Committee:  July 2015