BELIEFS & MISSION

OUR BELIEFS

  • Students’ learning needs should be the primary focus of all decisions impacting the work of the school.
     

  • Students need to demonstrate their understanding of essential knowledge and skills, as well as the need to be actively involved in solving problems and producing quality work.
     

  • Students need to apply their learning within meaningful contexts.
     

  • Students learn best when they are actively engaged in the learning process within a safe environment.
     

  • Challenging expectations increase individual student performance.
     

  • Curriculum and instructional practices should incorporate a variety of learning activities which accommodate differences in learning styles.
     

  • Technology is integrated into the learning process at all grade levels.
     

  • Each student is a valued individual with unique physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs.
     

  • A student’s self-esteem is enhanced by positive relationships and mutual respect among and between students and staff.
     

  • Teachers, administrators, parents, and the community share the responsibility for advancing the school’s mission.
     

  • The commitment to continuous improvement is imperative if our school is going to enable students to become confident, self-directed, lifelong learners.

 

 

OUR MISSION

The mission of Pike Liberal Arts School is to provide academic excellence by offering a challenging, safe school environment that is conducive to productive learning, both emotionally and intellectually. It is our goal to nurture, encourage, and motivate all students to perform to the best of their abilities in order that they may assume their individual roles as productive members of society.