I.  Mission, Legal Structure, and System of Governance                                    Formerly #8112

 

A.     Statement of Philosophy

 

2.                  Core Beliefs

 

WE BELIEVE THAT:

 

1. All children can achieve high standards of learning.

  

2.  A safe, orderly environment conducive to learning is based on trust, decency, courtesy, and mutual respect.

 

3.  Students, families, faculty, staff and the entire community are accountable for student success.      

 

4.  A child-centered learning environment supports individual learning styles, values diversity, and provides equity.

 

5.  Inquiry is the key process in learning, enhancing student engagement and motivation.         

 

6.  District-wide school improvement only occurs in the context of exploring new ideas and embracing change.           

 

 

MISSION STATEMENT

 

“SEE THE CHILD”

 

The Narragansett School System welcomes the

 

participation of all children in a safe, effective

 

teaching and learning environment that “sees

 

the child” and challenges all students to strive

 

for excellence.

 

 

Accepted:  February 13, 2003