• We believe higher expectations result in higher achievement

    We believe in treating everyone with respect.

    We believe every person has unique strengths.

    We believe that public education is an essential part of our democratic society.

    We believe that everyone in the Lancaster community shares in the responsibility of, and benefits from, educating our children.

    We believe in personal responsibility and accountability.

    We believe children have the right to live and learn in a safe and secure community.

    We believe all children can learn.

    We believe all children have the right to a quality education in an environment free of racism and any other form of discrimination.

    We believe that open and honest communication builds trusting relationships with all members of our community.