Our School

School Mission Statement
We believe that a child's education is enhanced by a partnership between home, school, and community; by instruction focused on individual needs; and by a respect for personal strengths, talents, and cultural diversity. Through teamwork and high expectations, we provide an environment in which learning becomes a lifelong pursuit for students and staff.

School Belief Statement

  • To ensure student success, education has to be a partnership between home, school, and community.

  • When parents and the community are involved in student learning and model the importance of education, learning becomes a lifelong pursuit.

  • Through the establishment of high expectations and the belief that all students can learn, teachers will enable students to become lifelong learners.

  • When students hold high expectations for themselves, they are able to learn at a significant rate, which results in student success and achievement.

  • Students need opportunities to learn that support diverse learning styles and that allow students to exercise personal strengths and talents.

  • Strong, involved, and supportive leadership and staff are essential to a successful school.

  • Instruction should focus on students' varied learning levels with all staff sharing responsibility in order to maximize student potential for learning.

  • To support a cohesive, innovative learning environment, school staff need teamwork, communication between grade levels, and a strong, supportive leader.

  • A positive, nurturing, respectful environment facilitates learning.

  • In order to learn, students need a safe, supportive environment that is coupled with kindness and structure.

  • To encourage an understanding of others, students need multi-cultural experiences that reflect the cultures represented by the student body.

  • The curriculum should address the needs of the students by using varied learning styles and interconnecting content area to ensure learning.

  • The curriculum should honor the past while embracing technology and other innovations of the future.

Buncombe County Schools Purpose & Direction
To provide safe and engaging learning environments that prepare students for their tomorrow. Our students will become successful, responsible citizens in an ever-changing global society.