An extensive K-12 curriculum development process involving a Curriculum Council, provides for an annual curriculum review. Approved revisions are implemented and field-tested to keep pace with new requirements and educational trends.
Excellent class sizes at all levels allow individualized instructional approaches.
Psychological, social work, speech therapy and medical services are provided.
The District has implemented a comprehensive K-12 instructional computer program.
Art, music, and physical education are an integral part of our K-12 educational program.
Quality programs are offered for gifted and talented students and students with disabilities.
Foreign languages (French and Spanish) are offered in grades 7-12.
The District supports and funds a Professional Development Plan that trains all instructional staff in research based programs, learner-focused schools and dimensions of learning.
An in-school suspension program provides students an opportunity to continue their education while still restricting their activities.
The current budget is $63 million.
All schools maintain close communication with parents, guardians and community members through the use of newsletters, back-to-school nights, academic progress reports, parent conferences, media and web pages.
District PTO's are highly involved and responsive.
A positive teacher/administrative relationship exists with constant, open communication and an excellent labor relations record.
The faculty is stable, averaging 12 or more years of teaching experience, with a majority holding a master's degree.
The District has a Teacher Center, supervised by a full-time teacher director. The Center offers both in-services and graduate courses for staff.
A Peer Mediation Program is offered in grades 7-12.
Bridge Builders Program at the high school promotes diversity and tolerance.