Scranton School District

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Mission & Vision

 
Mission Statement
 
The mission of the Scranton School District is to educate, inspire, and empower students.
 
 
Vision Statement
 
The vision of the Scranton School District is to educate students to their full potential and to prepare them to be successful in all aspects of their lives.
 
 
Value Statements
 
STUDENTS
 
We believe:
 
Every student in the district can be successful and must be equipped with the skills necessary to compete in the 21st-century workplace in a global society.
 
It is vital to the success of each child; we respect their aspirations and goals.
 
We must embrace the cultural diversity of our students and promote cultural awareness in education.
 
We must continue to empower students to focus on continuous improvement as a partner in the educational process.
 
 
STAFF
 
We believe:
 
Staff should surround students with caring and nurturing adults who can build self-esteem, foster ethics, and responsibility must model how to set and achieve goals.
 
Staff should be engaging, empowering, and encouraging teachers and school leaders to implement instructional strategies that promote exploration and discovery while utilizing differentiated learning and instructional strategies based on research that will enhance individual student needs.
 
 
ADMINISTRATION
 
We believe in:
 
Providing equal opportunities towards learning
 
Fostering a unified community
 
Providing equitable resources for all students
 
Fostering a positive culture for learning
 
Enhancing social and emotional needs
 
Making data-driven decisions to promote the highest quality of education
 
 
PARENTS
 
We believe in:
 
The involvement of all stakeholders is vital to enriching the educational experience and is critical to student success.
 
Serving as partners to support in the educational process
 
Investing in collaboration with the school to develop positive school relationships
 
Seeking resources to develop school activities
 
Advocating for the betterment of a safe and positive environment for all students
 
 
COMMUNITY
 
We believe in:
 
The involvement of all stakeholders is vital to enriching the educational experience and is critical to student success
 
Forming partnerships to enhance all aspects of student development (social, emotional, academic, well-rounded opportunities)
 
Providing awareness of career opportunities within the community
 
Building capacity to develop programming to develop skills to meet the employment needs of the community