Mission, Beliefs, and Expectations

Mission Statement

Central High School inspires excellence and prepares all students for college, career, and community.

Our Beliefs

We believe:

  • School should be a safe, respectful, and positive learning environment;

  • All students can learn to their potential;

  • Education is the shared responsibility of the whole community;

  • All relationships within the school community are based on mutual respect, trust, honesty, and personal responsibility;

  • Educational opportunities are designed to recognize student abilities, passions, interests and learning styles and to reflect desired learning outcomes;

  • All school community members understand, respect, value, and actively engage in the learning process;

  • Technology is an integral part of the learning environment;

  • Students will develop the necessary skills, knowledge, and attitudes to be successful, productive, and contributing citizens.

Academic Expectations

Central High School students:

  • Read effectively

  • Write effectively

  • Speak & listen effectively

  • Use technology effectively

  • Recognize and solve problems effectively

  • Demonstrate research skills that enable informed decision making and reasonable conclusions

  • Gain and apply new knowledge, skills, and ideas across disciplines and to real-life situations

Civic & Social Expectations

Central High School students:

  • Understand the rights and responsibilities of citizens in democratic and global societies

  • Demonstrate character, cultural understanding, and ethical behavior while accepting responsibility and consequences for actions

  • Exhibit good citizenship in the school, community, world, and online

  • Demonstrate innovation, flexibility and adaptability in thinking patterns, work habits, and working/learning conditions

  • Work independently and collaboratively to solve problems and accomplish goals

  • Exhibit a desire to learn new things and apply new knowledge