SJISD Mission Statement

  • Mission Statement:

    Promote excellence, engaging every student, every day, through superior instruction, high expectations and academic content that is both challenging and individually relevant.
     

    Vision Statement:

    Our students will graduate prepared for life’s challenges as productive citizens who are happy, healthy and compassionate.
     

    District Goals:

    1. Powerful Teaching & Learning.
          (1) Inspire self-evaluation and critical thinking skills in our students through instruction that is differentiated and individually relevant, supplemented by technology that is bold, intentional and seamless;
          (2) Recruit and retain passionate teachers, providing ongoing training that is flexible and professionally focused;
          (3) Integrate STEM, life-skills and arts instruction within an aligned curriculum that drives student engagement and accountability, meeting high expectations through demonstrated achievement; and
          (4) Maintain an adaptive culture, incorporating best practices and fostering innovation in all areas.
     
    2. District Climate.
          (1) Ensure a safe, tolerant and welcoming climate that values mutual respect and multi-cultural acceptance;
          (2) Recognize and celebrate success at all levels via communication that is proactive, positive, and sincere, using varied media; and
          (3) Promote inclusive partnerships with families and our community that foster engagement and enhance student learning.
     
    3. Early Learning.
          (1) Advance school-readiness through collaborative partnerships with parents and pre-school providers which emphasize experiential learning, literacy and social/emotional development; and
          (2) foster successful K-3 transitions through proactive assessment and early intervention strategies.
     

    Foundational Principle:

    Stewardship. Engender trust by ensuring the responsive and optimal use of district resources, in a manner that is clear and transparent to stakeholders.